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Winterthur Kunstmuseum

Address: Museumstrasse 52, Winterthur 8400, Switzerland
Phone Number: 0041 52 267 51 62
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Ranked #4 of 15 Attractions in Winterthur
Type: Museums
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Type: Museums
Tue 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wed - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Zurich, Switzerland
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96 reviews 96 reviews
41 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Quite a nice museum for a small town like Winterthur. I saw the Veuillard exhibition lately and found the museum worthy for a second visit. There are some materpieces and the size of the museum is pleasant, not too big, not too small. A nice cafe is integrated into the museum, even though the quality of food needs some improvement... More 

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88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Before visiting the Winterthur Kunstmuseum, I had purchased a museum pass for 25 CHF that gets you free entrance into the cities best museums, including this one. This is a great deal if your visiting a few museums on the same day as I did. The Winterthur Kunstmuseum consists of two buildings. In the old building you'll find the work... More 

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Annemasse, France
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405 reviews 405 reviews
87 attraction reviews
194 helpful votes 194 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013 via mobile

You'll discover new artits here and see many familiar names as well. And certainly worth the price of admission. By a day pass and see the Reinhart in town and the Am Römerholz up the hill with the free bus. Even if you are not a real afficianado for 25 francs you can see so much art that surely you'll... More 

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Colombier, Switzerland
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61 reviews 61 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

I visited the museum on a Wednesday morning. It was almost empty making it most propitious to contemplate the many wonderful paintings - definitely a museum to recommend

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9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Giacometti's, Picasso's, Van Gogh, several impressionists, no a lot of painting but wonderful pieces all. Must to go

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

The collection though small by other gallery standards, is remarkable. Van Gogh, Monet, Rodin, Picasso - they're all here.

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Biel, Switzerland
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41 reviews 41 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

yes, they got some impressive 20th century artists but as overall experience it was a tedious visit. also the building itself is somewhat hard to endure besides the new annexe where you find the more modern pieces. it all depends what you're looking for but for us it was a one go.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

We visited three galleries in the one day and feasted on cezannes, monet, maillol, van gogh among many other 20th century artists. The best gallery was the private collection of Oskar Reinhart 'Am Romerholz'. Its situated just outside winterthur but there is a shuttle bus every hour. The gallery is mostly located in a new wing which is interesting but... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

The Kunstmuseum is not terribly large, but the qualify of its impressionist and post-impressionist collection is quite high, with examples of work from several artists that we found quite unexpected. Winterthur is an easy train or S-bahn ride from Zurich, and if you are interested in art of this period the Kunstmuseum is well worth putting on your list!

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