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Kunsthaus Graz

Lendkai 1, Graz 8020, Austria (Lend)
43 316 8017 9200
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Ranked #20 of 61 Attractions in Graz
Type: Art Museums, Architectural Buildings
Activities: Dining
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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324 reviews 324 reviews
291 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We didn't go inside but Kunsthaus is great to look at from the outside especially from above on the hill. The design is great and well worth looking at.

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London, United Kingdom
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158 reviews 158 reviews
107 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I'd have to agree with Paige N's review that while this really is an arresting sight when seen from the castle ramparts high above, up close this dramatic arts centre (it does look like a friendly slug) is harder to visualise as it is boxed in by other buildings and its own carpark and the interior, while perfectly pleasant and... More

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Salzburg, Austria
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

There is no doubt that the architecture of this building is exquisite, however I found the exterior much more impressive than the exhibits showcased inside. The installations were nice, average. Not a very large museum, you can easily tackle everything within a couple hours. It does offer a great view from the top floor, but once again, if you are... More

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Graz
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60 reviews 60 reviews
27 attraction reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

EmeraldDiva got it right with the slug instead of an a alien. This building is striking all right but when you've said that, you've just about said it all. I thoroughly believe that to a considerable degree, form should follow function. Which does not rule out fantasy and creativity in doing so. But in the case of the Kunsthaus, the... More

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Graz, Austria
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

A very interesting museum in the hart of Graz. Contemporary arts is not a thing everyone likes, however if you are into that then Kunsthaus is a must see place.

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Athens, Greece
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Nice building but had very view exhibits and exhibitions. I was dissapointed. the ticket fee was too high.

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Victoria, Australia
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106 reviews 106 reviews
48 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

I know they call it the "friendly alien", but I think it kind of looks like a slug. Not really my cup of tea but while in Graz it seemed silly not to visit. I am not a fan of modern art, so the exhibitions did not thrill and neither does the architecture. It certainly stands out though, you can't... More

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Korea
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74 reviews 74 reviews
50 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

How can you not venture into this "obvious" and strange building! If it's winter, there's a great (but not cheap) cafe. There's an interesting (but not cheap) gift shop. . . and the museum itself-- well, not cheap, but if you have the time and are in the mood for modern and contemporary art, go for it!

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Rheinfelden, Germany
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

Being interested in modern architecture this museum was a must. The exhibition on Cultural buildings from Bilbao to Zeche Zollverein was organised very well, visitors got iPads with additional information about the exhibits. The museum was not very crowded on a rainy Sunday morning.

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Curitiba, PR
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45 reviews 45 reviews
20 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

The building is an atraction itself. It is really very beautiful and can be easilly reached from Graz city center (5 minutes walk). There are also trams and bus stops right in front of. When I was visiting only one exibition was open, so I took less than one our to visit. The museum is related to modern art (including... More

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