In Switzerland's top art museum, the treasures span six centuries, from the Middle Ages to the present, but the real emphasis is on 19th- and 20th-century art, with works by all the greats, including Bonnard, Braque, Cézanne, Chagall, Degas, Mondrian, Monet, and Picasso. There are also some magnificent early Impressionist canvases by lesser-known Swiss artists such as Ferdinand Hodler and Giovanni Seganti, and some key works of Swiss Realism and Zurich Concrete Art. The gallery contains the largest collection of works by Edvard Munch outside Scandinavia, as well as the world’s best collection of works by the celebrated Swiss artist, sculptor, and graphic artist Alberto Giacometti. The Kunsthaus is in the process of creating a series of new galleries so parts of the displays may be closed. If you are interested in a particular collection, call ahead or check the website to make sure it’s on view.
Our Rating Neighborhood Hochschulen Hours Tues 10am–6pm, Wed–Fri 10am–8pm, Sat–Sun 10am–6pm Transportation Tram 3, 5, 8, 9 (Kunsthaus) Phone 044/253 8484 Prices CHF15 adults (with audioguide), free for kids 16 and under Web site Kunsthaus