Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel

4.6
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Take in a range of masterpieces from the 15th century to the present day at Kunstmuseum Basel, which houses the largest public art collection in Switzerland. One entire room filled with masterpieces by Picasso and an extensive collection of Renaissance works makes this museum one of the most significant art institutions in Europe. The museum also boasts the world's most comprehensive collection of works by the Holbein family, as well as representative pieces from the Dutch and Flemish schools of painting. The contemporary collection includes works by German, Italian, Swiss, and American artists, with notable pieces by Andy Warhol and Jasper Johns. Check the website for opening hours and special exhibits. Put Kunstmuseum Basel and other Basel attractions into our Basel trip itinerary builder website, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Beautiful building with magnificent paintings. Even though I’m not a big fan of modern art, their collection still attracted me a lot.  more »
  • I was told that Basel had the best collection of art in Switzerland and they weren't wrong! The main building contains the collections from the Medieval period up to the 20th Century and contains...  more »
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  • A very nice museum with a very extensive art selection. If you want to properly visit it, it will take you at least 2 hours. Also grateful that it was quiet at the time I visited, and not crowded. Many different artworks from Picasso to Kandinsky, as well as other less well-known artists from the Swiss region. An unforgettable time in a beautiful place!
  • Impressive! The old and new buildings are whatever you could have imagined of a museum and more. The fix expositions are interesting and there is always something new in there. If you come yo Basel is a must.
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