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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 - 8:00 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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a Gem of a Museum

Excellent Asian collection including many pieces dating back to the 2nd and 3rd centuries BC. A hidden Gem!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Excellent Asian collection including many pieces dating back to the 2nd and 3rd centuries BC. A hidden Gem!

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Visited mid-week and not that busy, even though lunchtime. Photography exhibition "World in Colour" is well worth a visit, as is the incredible special exhibition on Papua New Guinea. Allow lots of time as there is so much to see and not possible to do all in one visit. Highly recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Well worth a visit but leave yourselves plenty of time as the volume of exhibits is astounding. These are mainly historic artifacts but from all over the World. The current exhibition of old scenes from around the World is fascinating and, when you've had enough, the cafe refreshments are to be enjoyed.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

this is a decent museum with ok exhibits and content. nothing to fancy and interesting though. what we enjoyed the most was the friendly staff in public areas, the absolutely amazing garden/park area and plus they have a beautiful shop which even has nice things to buy. many books, but also some nice art and practical things plus the usual... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This is a wonderful ethnographic museum with a superb collection of art from Asia, Africa and the Americas. For Richard Wagner devotees it has added interest as being housed in the Villa Wesendonck where the composer most likely had an affair with the lady of the house and wrote a series of famous lieder in her honor. The museum is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

One of the nice and best Museum in Switzerland. Just like all other museums you need to got extra time to take the real advantage of visit. Good luck

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I cannot believe it took me numerous visits to Zurich to discover this gem. I saw an ad for it in town so I looked it up and off I went. The collection of African art was my favorite, but the others are excellent as well. They have material from various parts of Asia, from New Zealand, and the Americas.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The whole setting of this museum is delightful, with a couple of houses in extensive grounds and beautiful gardens. We primarily went to see the photographic exhibition of the world in color pre 1930 which was exceptional- not only prints but also original books we could look through with white gloves provided

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Located in a beautiful park, this museum offers great exhibitions and a permanent collection. Worth the visit and to hang out under the trees for a break.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Great Museum and the food at the cafe is excellent ! Atmosphere is charming and the park around it is lovely to walk through.

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