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Museum of Fine Arts (Kunstmuseum)

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Fascinating !

As previous reviewers have said , this exhibition does rather suffer from bad organisation and... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Big box few items

The museum is a large beautiful building with just a few old masters. It's ok if you don't have a... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Seattle, Washington
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This large art museum houses the world's largest collection of Paul Klee works and has an extremely impressive selection of 20th-century artists.
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Hodlerstrasse 8-12, Bern 3011, Switzerland
+41 31 328 09 44
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

The museum is a large beautiful building with just a few old masters. It's ok if you don't have a lot of time in Bern and want to see other sites.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank bailiej757
Reviewed 3 September 2018

For most, going to Kunstmuseum Bern between now and mid-November 2018 will lead to disappointment and resentment. Disappointment because, at the time of writing, the main draw called "République Géniale" is a bonafide disaster. Meanwhile, very few of the collection's great paintings are crowded unlovingly...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank BebopCowboyForever
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

I had read somewhere that the Kunstmuseum had a collection that ranged from old masters up through Jugendstil. It was that latter which drew us in. We arrived late -- within 45 minutes of closing. I had thought 6:00 close, but really 5:00. When we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SyrinxSounds
Reviewed 24 July 2018

While there are some impressive and interesting works here (Picasso's blue period and Impressionists), it is a small museum undergoing some restoration. My wife who loves art did not like the works of Martha Stettler that take up about one third of the exhibit space...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Skippy4159
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

A museum with largest collection of works from Paul Klee in world. This also offers nice collection of artist from 20th century

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Umang A
Reviewed 24 April 2018

We had decided to go to this museum to see the special exhibition, "Hahnloser Collection, Van Gogh to Cezanne, Bonnard to Matisse," which was very well presented, but were surprised to see that, in addition, there was a special exhibition of art collected by the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Marshall B
Reviewed 4 March 2018

I haven't been to this museum in ages and was pleasantly surprised, it's lofty and has a nice selection of art that is not big but covers a good range of styles - one reason for me to go to an art museum. Discover something...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank mux_ch
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

As previous reviewers have said , this exhibition does rather suffer from bad organisation and lack of space and as I had a brilliant experience at the other half of the exhibition in Bonn Germany , I can make the comparisons. I agree that it’s...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Reviewed 12 February 2018

By it's very nature and publicity this should be an event of international caliber. The exhibition includes many descriptions and text based exhibit as wall display. However, the organiser has not deemed relevant to have any of these writing available in a language other than...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank mistigris2016
Reviewed 7 February 2018

At the present time there is a special exhibition on featuring the "Entartete Kunst" from the NS period in Germany. This is a must visit for travellers to Bern

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Peter T
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