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Fondation Beyeler

Closed Now: 10:00 - 06:00
Open today: 10:00 - 06:00
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Stunning Museum

The building is a significant part of the pleasure of this museum. It feels understated and just... read more

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traveler070847
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Roanoke, Virginia
Great modern art

This is a wonderful collection in a stunning building. It's easily reachable by tram, about a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
dbcx
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Arlington, Massachusetts
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ABOUT THE FONDATION BEYELER The Fondation Beyeler is a museum of modern and contemporary art open 365 days a year. It is considered one of the world's most beautiful museums. Its exhibitions of renowned artists of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries...more
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Baselstrasse 101, Riehen 4125, Switzerland
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Reviewed yesterday

The building is a significant part of the pleasure of this museum. It feels understated and just right. Unlike most museums, the Beyeler has huge windows that let in light and let you see the hills in the distance. When you approach the museum, you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful collection in a stunning building. It's easily reachable by tram, about a twenty minute ride from downtown.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dbcx
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were recommended by a relative to visit the Beyeler Foundation and we are very pleased that we did. The Balthus Exhibition was excellent, interesting and informative. There were also many pieces to be seen in the rest of the wonderful building. This isn't a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

a beautiful place with amazing exhibitions, the lay-out of the place is fantastic, how the light comes in, how you see outside, the permanent exhibition is fantastic, nice bookshop and nice cafe

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

Located on a beautiful property, with stunning architecture and landscaping, the Beyeler should be a treat. Until you get in. And are faced by the person checking your ticket, ordering you to leave your handbag in the locker. As no handbags are allowed. Actually, it's...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Mihaela Z
Reviewed 3 November 2018

We were staying in a hotel inBasel which gave us a Basel card good for public transportation and an attraction. We decided to use it to ride tram 6 to the foundation Beyeler, an art gallery. The exhibition was outstanding with a special group of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

This gorgeous small museum in an upscale suburb of Basel is a must see. The collections are glorious and we were treated to an exhibit of Balthus as well as permanent treasures such as Monet’s Waterlilies. Grounds are beautiful.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sweinstein
Reviewed 28 October 2018

There are a permanent excibition with paintings from Monet, Cezanne, Van Gogh, Picasso, Lichtenstein, Warhol, etc. Also there was an interesting contemporary excibition of the Maler Balthus.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Antonis K
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

The museum building by Renzo Piano, is something else.... It's not a museum building built on some field, but the building itself is connected to and part of the landscape. Large windows let plenty of day light inside to the exibition. The art collection is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank batakoja
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Recently visited during my stay in Basel. I'd recommend about 1hr 30minutes to walk around the entire gallery. There's a great selection of artwork which changes on a regular basis. Was great to see work by Picasso and Monet to name a few.... You can...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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valerieway
28 April 2017|
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Response from Poleinahole | Reviewed this property |
No need to book in advance. If staying in a hotel many will provide a card allowing you free use of buses and trams. And there is a wonderful Mongolian restaurant a few steps from the bus stop on the way to the... More
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josie r
22 April 2017|
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Response from CaptainC63 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, As a student you should only have to pay CHF 13,80 at the door, but be sure to take some form of Student identity. Hope this helps, the Monet exhibition is well worth a visit.
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minita03
8 April 2017|
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Response from CaptainC63 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm afraid not. The list of museums supported can be found on the Internet but unfortunately I can't post the link here. Hope you still have a great time
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