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Helmhaus

Neighborhood: Old Town
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Address: Limmatquai 31, Zurich, Switzerland
Phone Number: 01/2516177

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Best Hotel in Zurich

Nice family experience. Smallest lift in the world.... You send your suitcases up and you take the stairs... :-)

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 11, 2014
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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Nice family experience. Smallest lift in the world.... You send your suitcases up and you take the stairs... :-)

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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

The building/art house, is located on the Limmat and accessed with Tram line #2 or #15, or less than a fifteen minute walk from the Zurich main train station. The hours for the exhibit are normally Tuesday 9-12, Wednesday-Friday 14-17, Sat & Sun 12-17 and closed on Monday. The exhibits are free to the public. The current exhibit called ‘Black... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

The fascinating old building is completely inconruous with the contemporary art inside. Think painted stoves with saints on them with two hands holding guns that fire at each other. I'm not sure I liked the combination, but the two things separately were each worthwhile.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

Nice little museum, free entrance, nice view on the Fraumunster and Limmat river from the top floor of the building. In the hall theer are usuallz musicians playing.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

As most of Zürich it is beautiful building, right across from the church, right on the river side...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2012

It was quite nice to visit this place, mainly for two reasons: 1- it's in a very beautiful area, very close to the Bellevue (you actually have great views of the Old Town from some of its windows!); 2- how else would I have found out about what is being produced by the Swiiss contemporary artists without having come here?... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2012

gorgeous old zurich bldg on limmat river - sometimes live music in patio area under cover

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2012

For the Art Lover an intimate experience with ranging exhibitions of modern and classical art, friendly and knowledgable staff. Just right for a valuable 2 hour break on a shopping spree on nearby Limmatquai, Gemüsebrücke, Münsterhof and Bahnhofstrasse. Easiliy reachable by tramways 4 and 15 to Stop Helmhaus ( Rathaus )

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