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Rietberg Museum

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Address: Gablerstrasse 15, Zurich 8002, Switzerland
Phone Number: 41 44 206 31 31
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed - Thu 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: This art museum is the only art museum in Switzerland that focuses on...
This art museum is the only art museum in Switzerland that focuses on non-European art, and has a substantial collection from Asia, America, Africa and Oceania. It's also located in one of Zürich's most beautiful parks.
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Wonderful visit in the snow !

Wondeful place in a garden, nice tea room and above all : for French : addition of Guimet + Quai Branly museum ! you can spend hours there !

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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Issy-les-Moulineaux, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Wondeful place in a garden, nice tea room and above all : for French : addition of Guimet + Quai Branly museum ! you can spend hours there !

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Montclair, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

A gorgeous park with rolling lawns, sculpture and fountains reveals a refurbished villa and a modern museum building housing Asian, Indian, North American, South American Art. Beautiful musical instruments, and special exhibitions as well. The Reitburg is a jewel box museum with powerful art in a charming setting. Worth a trip when in Zurich. Easy to reach by way of... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Not a huge place and hence easily enjoyed in a few hours. The collections and special exhibitions are housed in two beautiful old buildings and one cleverly designed new glass structure with two basement levels set in a handsome parkland, so you can enjoy in and outside in one visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

This is one of the most complete collection of asian art in Europe. You are going to love it if you are into buddhist or hindu art from south and south-east Asia.

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Very pleasant museum set in a lovely Park. The Chinese collection is outstanding and not to be missed.

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Canton of Bern, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Each time I am staying in Zurich, I have to make a stop and visit this museum. They have always nice exhibits.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

The current special exhibition entitled 'Cosmos' starts with a Carl Sagan inspired 24 hour tour of the universe. The exhibition, with assistance from the Zurich Planetarium charts the study of the heavens from ancient societies, including an ancient and incredibly accurate star chart be a Chinese astronomer thousands of years ago. The parts of the exhibit drawing on the Rietberg's... More 

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Rishon Lezion, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

If you have any interest in Asian, African, or Oceanian antiquities and art, this is the place to go in Zurich. There are several floors with many expositions so better allow 2-3 hours if you want to see it all.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

A beutiful museum in the middle of a green park! The excibition includes masterpieces from arround the world, I admired particularly African masks and Chinese painting!

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Diekirch, Luxembourg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

the architecture of the museum is simply astonishing - inside and outside the collections are fine - the special exhibition put a smile on my face the whole complex with all the different parts of the rietberg invites to a stay - especially if the weather is good

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