The Kunsthaus Zurich & Its New Wing by David Chipperfield Architects
The Kunsthaus – Switzerland’s Largest Art Museum
The much anticipated new wing of the Kunsthaus Art Museum in Zurich finally opened on 9th October 2021. The project was designed and undertaken by top architect firm David Chipperfield and they began work in 2015.
Now that it has opened, together with the rest of the Kunsthaus, the building constitutes Switzerland’s largest art museum.
The Kunsthaus Zurich
The New Wing of the Kunsthaus Zurich
- art of the 1960s and later
- the Emil Bührle Collection
- medium-sized temporary exhibitions
- a central entrance hall – a new public space in which to experience art
There are several large and very eye-catching sculptures too!
Pipilotti Rist Art Installation
This new enlarged public art space offers a the ability to view a vast amount of additional art in a stunning setting. There are more facilities and it’s definitely worth taking a trip to see this impressive new building as soon as you can. Tip: Do allow enough time as there is so much to see and you can end up doing a lot of walking.
One of the really interesting touches are the heavy brass doors at the entrance.
Address: Heimplatz, 8001 Zürich
Tel: +41 44 253 84 84
Open: Tuesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 10am till 6pm & Wednesday & Thursday from 10am till 8pm
Admission: CHF 23 / CHF 18 (concessions and groups), including the collection.
Admission free to visitors under the age of 17.
Please note it is also free on Wednesdays!
Audio guides are available with information on more than 200 important pieces.
There is also a Café attached as well as interesting shop.
Website: For more information visit the Kunsthaus website here.
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