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Museum HR Giger

Closes in 15 min: 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
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HR GIGER IS ONE OF THE MOST FAMOUS SWISS ARTISTS. He was awarded an « Oscar » in 1978 in Hollywood for the film « Alien ». He is the designer of Alien and different other biomechanical creatures. The artist was born in Coire in 1940. His dream...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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rue du Chateau 2 | Château St-Germain, Gruyeres 1663, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow - this was easily one of the freakiest museums I've ever been into. I enjoyed is work in the Alien(s) series - that was just the tip of the iceberg! My wife and two daughters (12 and 7) and I enjoyed walking through this...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank WalterReed
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Review of: HR Giger Museum

Really enjoyed the museum. I was surprised how large it is - it took me about 1 hour to go over all exhibits. Recommended only for adults - has visual stuff that is hard for kids to understand.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Yoav M
Reviewed August 15, 2019 via mobile

I was going to this museum to find out more about HR Giger's life, his art and how he was as a private person. The fee of 12.50 Fr./person is rather high. Unfortunately this location came across as a loose collection of the artist's creative...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed August 9, 2019 via mobile

That a museum like this exists in a small 400 year old historic town like Gruyere...well we did not and were very happy to find out it is there...entrance price is about 13 CFH and it took us about half an hour to look at...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 29, 2019

If you're a fan, you don't need a review. Just go and enjoy. If you're not, it might be just over the top and become a little boring after a while. Good that the cashier warns people with smaller children not to enter, but strangely...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 26, 2019
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Giger's museum is full of his extraordinary imagination. This is a cool, worthwhile visit if a bit pricey

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 1, 2019 via mobile
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Randomly thrown together collection of pictures and paintings. No explanation, no chronology, no background. If you type in "Giger" in Google Images you probably get a similar experience, so save yourself the CHF 12,50.

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Reviewed June 16, 2019
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I have been a fan of Gigers art for years and visiting the museum and seeing the original pieces was breathtaking. This was the main reason that I visited Switzerland and it didnt disappoint. This was a bucket list thing for me however I now...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Bennetsi
Reviewed May 27, 2019 via mobile
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Cool museum, not too big. The work is disturbing, but it's nice to see the different techniques he used and where he got his inspiration from. There's close to zero background information available though...

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Reviewed May 27, 2019
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Visiting this place having been a Giger fan for so long was a dream come true. For my friend who knew nothing of Giger is was more of a nightmare. His art is an acquired taste. If you have acquired it visit to see his...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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It would equate to about 10 pounds UK
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on 30/12 they are open 10-17.00 and the same on 31
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Response from sroczka76 | Reviewed this property |
the best way is to get to Bern, or Geneva! From Bern it will take 1h45min with 2 changes - in Ramont and Bulle. From Geneva it will be a longer trip - 2h30min. It's all up to You! Don't forget to have a drink at Giger's bar... More
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