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Modern Art Museum

Europaplatz 1, Lucerne 6002, Switzerland
+41 41 226 78 00
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Ranked #30 of 33 Attractions in Lucerne
Type: Art Museums
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39 reviews 39 reviews
7 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We went on a rainy day, but not worth it unless you have already have a pass that covers admission. Very small exhibition space (don't let the size of the building from the outside fool you). A little confusing at the entrance as to whether to walk up stairs or take elevator - and to which floor. We enjoyed a... More

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Beverly Hills, California
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114 reviews 114 reviews
40 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013 via mobile

The art here is some of the finest in the world....you must lock up your items and I was scolded for have taken a picture of a sculpture, however, this place changed my perspective of human greatness and challenges me to be that much more. I'd recommend this place to all modern art fans...actually, make it a priority! You won't... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013 via mobile

Honestly I didn't go inside, but the outside is the place to be. Great hangout place with amazing energy. Right next to the tour boats stations. Do pass by and enjoy the weather.

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80 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

was raining that morning so we headed to the museum. The one in Zurich is MUCH better, this one was average at best.

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8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

I guess that I am not a modern art fan, but I did enjoy the building itself...Swiss Rail pass gets free admission, so worth a few minutes of your time. If you enjoy modern art and the exhibits at the time, it would be great.

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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12 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

We had a 2 day ticket 32 SF each that allowed us into all the museums. This was a well laid out and children really enjoyed.

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Hilversum, The Netherlands
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31 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

Great museum with nice art and wonderful architecture. Located centrally. Would not make a detour for it though.

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Washington, DC
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205 reviews 205 reviews
156 attraction reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

The museum is next to the trainstation so I had some time to kill until my train left and decided to visit the museum. The people at the museum were very friendly and made you feel welcome (as there was not too many people visiting the museum when I was there), but the collection was just ok - nothing special.... More

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oklahoma city
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283 reviews 283 reviews
141 attraction reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

The museum is just next to Lucerne bahnhof, so it's really easy to get to. It's in the neat-looking building next to it, but occupies only a small section of it on the 4th floor. I just didn't really like their selection of art. I believe it's a continually moving exhibition, so maybe I just caught them at a not... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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86 reviews 86 reviews
55 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

Unless your interest in art tends toward the highly contemporary and conceptual, there isn't anything here (or wasn't during our visit, at least). There is a decent restaurant in the very nice building next to the Bahnhof, but that was the highlight of our visit.

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