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Modern Art Museum

Address: Europaplatz 1, Lucerne 6002, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 41 226 78 00
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Ranked #27 of 31 Attractions in Lucerne
Type: Art Museums, Museums
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144 reviews 144 reviews
22 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

we were very disappointed with the art in this collection, unless you're really into your art then there's other attractions in Lucerne to spend your money on.

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Alta Loma, California
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93 reviews 93 reviews
56 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Located right by the Lake this museum offers exhibitions ,concerts as well as lectures. You can obtain a catalog with all they have to offer inside or at various tourist offices. I attended a very interesting lecture.

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41 reviews 41 reviews
7 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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122 reviews 122 reviews
42 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 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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125 reviews 125 reviews
80 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
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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79 reviews 79 reviews
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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38 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 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
127 helpful votes 127 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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