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Address: Rue du Forum 59 | 1920, Martigny, Switzerland
Phone Number: (+41) 27 722 39 78
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Fondation Gianadda is the second most visited museum in Switzerland (after the Basel Art Museum), offers splendid temporary exhibitions, presents the most valuable pieces of Roman... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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Martigny, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Fondation Gianadda is the second most visited museum in Switzerland (after the Basel Art Museum), offers splendid temporary exhibitions, presents the most valuable pieces of Roman Antique discovered in Martigny, a wonderful collection of ancient cars (mostly Swiss production!) and the Foudation's gardens hosts a marvelous collection of moderne sculpture. Its acoustic is also excellent and the concerts of classical... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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27 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

The Fondation Pierre Gianadda is well worth a visit if you're ever in Martigny. Housed in a rather strange modern concrete building, on the inside it's spacious and light - good for exhibitions. We saw Renoir there. Pah - but that's personal taste for you. Though better than the temporary exhibition is the car museum which is part of the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Renoir is a great painter. But I have to say I was a little disappointed by it. I am definitely artsy but not an art expert and I have to say I didn't really like the exposition as much. I wish I came another time.

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Guadalajara Metropolitan Area, Mexico
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17 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

A visit to Martigny at the Fondation is also worth the detour. Years after years Giannadda is presenting exhibitions from renomed museum or private collections, and works we could not see elswehre. The present presentation is coming mostly from a private collectionist and ist Fondation of Art, culture and history, showing important 150 works from swiss peinters like Anker, Hodler,... More 

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Milan, Italy
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I spend a nice afternoon in this lovely museum a brilliant nice collection of art worth visiting. And just down the road the nicest restaurant is waiting for you in the old town

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Bernalillo, New Mexico
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We also caught the Renoir exhibit, in the offseason, after resisting the temptation to spend something like 80 CHF per person for the honor. It was Sunday, the town was dutifully Catholic- dead, and yet we noticed a teeming crowd converging on, surprise. the Gianadda exhibit! We happily que'd up to get in, and it was now 20CHF per person.... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Many areas of the museum were closed as it was a slow time of year for them. We only got to do the outside exhibits, but they only charged us a minimum . We missed the Renoir exhibit by a few days, but saw a few beautiful pieces as they were packing up.

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Lutry, Switzerland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Great place to enjoy painting exhibition! The gallery shows divers artists during the year, a great place to admire original paintings from great artists, also have a look at the old car exhibition underground.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

I love the fact that it is small and one can even take in a major exhibition (such as the current Renoir) in under an hour. OK one can't do the whole museum (car museum, statues in the park, a whole building on Leonardo da Vinci, the roman artifacts, etc.) in any one visit, but the quality is extraordinary. Every... More 

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Vevey, Switzerland
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I have visited this gallery three times for different exhibitions and have always enjoyed it immensely. The exhibitions are outstanding, the Roman artifacts are beautifully laid out, and the sculpture garden is worth seeing again and again. There is plenty of parking and a nice, friendly tea garden. It is well worth keeping an eye on what exhibitions are showing,... More 

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