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Modern Art Museum

Europaplatz 1, Lucerne 6005, Switzerland
+41 41 226 78 00
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Good Place on a rainy day

we retreated into this museum on a rainy day. It was a bit of a challenge to find as the regular... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kurt D
Selkirk, Canada
Extremely enjoyable

Very manageable to view in an hour. The current Robert Zund exhibit was a great surprise. He can... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
The Villages, Florida
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Kunstmuseum Luzern bases its sense of itself from its acknowledged position, which has grown throughout its history, as a leading institution for the visual arts in Central Switzerland, as well as its location in the internationally respected architecture of Jean Nouvel's new Culture and Congress Centre (KKL). From these features it derives not only the tasks it faces, but also the quality require for its work and content. In the national museum landscape, Kunstmuseum Luzern has established itself above all with an internationally regarded exhibition programme focusing on contemporary art, comparable to similarly-sized institutions.
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  • Average13%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible8%
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Europaplatz 1, Lucerne 6005, Switzerland
+41 41 226 78 00
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we retreated into this museum on a rainy day. It was a bit of a challenge to find as the regular signage was obscured by a special event signage. Take the elevator up to the third floor and explore. I'm no art expert, but it...More

Thank Kurt D
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Very manageable to view in an hour. The current Robert Zund exhibit was a great surprise. He can paint a tree better than anyone! Being from the U.S, . I was not familiar with his works but I was very impressed. Admission covered by Swiss...More

Thank Susan612
Reviewed 29 August 2017

This was one of my fav places in Luzern. As I had a swisspass entry was free- although I would have paid anyway! There was something for everyone at this museum and I wish I could have visited again during my short trip.

Thank _ciciwillow_
Reviewed 22 August 2017

The museum beckons the art lovers ,must visit if you appreciate art ,do not waste time if you do not have a eye for art.

Thank sun284
Reviewed 29 July 2017

I enjoyed viewing the art work as well as the building. By other Museum standards this is not a large venue and can be enjoyed during a short visit. With a Swiss Travel Pass entry is free.

Thank waktravel
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Amazing building and very contemporary. Excellent coffee shop but the art did not really appeal to me.

Thank lynetteslatter
Reviewed 18 April 2017

I have seldom been moved as much by a museum as by this one. Most museums go out of their way to present their collections, cluttering up their walls with paintings or sculptures, but, thank God, this one makes a special point of showing as...More

Thank higonnet
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Kunstmuseum at Europaplatzin Lucerne is easy to find, as it’s right next door to the main railway station. The Museum itself is located within a modern building and its entrance foyer which also has lockers and coat rails is on an upper floor with access...More

Thank Miffy_Snuffy
Reviewed 3 November 2016

I was looking forward to seeing this museum, but think it was a waste considering how beautiful Lucerne is and how much more there is to see in the town. It's in a really cool building but there's not much to see. The location is...More

Thank ClintPage
KunstmuseumLuzern, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Modern Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2016

You must have visited the museum while the new exhibition was under construction. Im am sorry for that. The Turner Prize winner Laure Prouvost has installed an increcible show, that has just opened. Laure Prouvost is a wonderful story-teller who seduces her audiences by means...More

Reviewed 24 September 2016

Situated near the main station,in a modern building at 4th floor you are about to visit one of the important gallery in which impressionism,modernism and all the best known artists and sculptors present their works.

Thank niki i
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