I like many thing Buddhist, but this museum didn't strike me as being special -- especially since it costs 10€ to get in.
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The people in switzerland are generally very helpful. We had 1 hour later booking at Le Chalet restaurent and so we decided to visit Tibet Museum which is just 100 metres from restaurent. The tibet museum is very well kept and also has lots of...More
Having visited Tibet, I was impressed with this quite extensive collection in a small Swiss town. The amount of pieces was quite amazing, almost overwhelming for the relatively small space. I had the wentire museum, housed in a beautiful old church, all to myself.
We visited this museum today after first visiting Chateaux Gruyeres next door. This is a very different experience - very serene with classical music playing in the background. It displays a life collection of Buddhas and other Tibetan iconography. We took advantage of a combined...More
Gruyere is a small fairytale town with cobblestone streets and flowers in summers. It's small and can be seen on foot. Took a hearty meal at the end at one of the many cafes. From the Gruyere train station it is a 10 min walk...More
Collector Alain Bordier has renovated an abandoned Catholic church to house his exquisite collection of Buddhas and other Tibetan art ... and has kept the upper half of the main chapel Catholic, with stained glass windows, etc. Lovely fusion. Excellent collection. If you speak French,...More
The presentation of artefacts in the Chapel is lovely. This is a very peaceful place, but is definitely upstaged by its neighbours. I thought it relatively poor value compared to the Giger and the castle. Still worth a visit, good place to refresh after the...More
This small museum houses one man's extensive collection of Buddhist statuary, beautifully displayed. The collection is displayed in a small house with attached chapel. The upper level of the chapel retains its Christian stained glass windows and iconography. Classical music plays softly in the background....More
It has a beautiful collection of Buddistic Art. What impresed me the most was the buildings that contains the museum. It has an old Hause with a catholic church. The House of was an old Residence of a catholich priest, who gave the Mass in...More