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Museum Haus Konstruktiv

Selnaustrasse 25, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 217 70 80
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This museum was totally lost on me. There seemed to be a lot of space with very little of interest... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Philip L
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
A must-see if visiting Zurich

Minimalism at its finest and an absolute must see if you are heading to Zurich. Loved the Marlow... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2017
Emily T
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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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Museum Haus Konstruktiv is situated in the heart of Zurich, not far away from Paradeplatz, in one of the most impressive examples of New Objectivity and one of the most attractive buildings of industrial architecture. It is the leading museum in the Swiss cultural landscape that focuses on constructive, concrete and conceptual Art, as well as on revealing its continuing impact within contemporary art. One of the centerpieces of Museum Haus Konstruktiv's collection is Fritz Glarner's "Rockefeller Dining Room" (1963/64) revisited by Alfredo Häberli in 2016.
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6 Sep 2017
“Poor value”
3 Apr 2017
“A must-see if visiting Zurich ”
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Selnaustrasse 25, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

This museum was totally lost on me. There seemed to be a lot of space with very little of interest in it. That said, I liked the magnified dust particles. This has a high price tag for very little in return

Thank Philip L
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Minimalism at its finest and an absolute must see if you are heading to Zurich. Loved the Marlow Moss exhibition - a real eye opener. Staff are amazingly friendly

Thank Emily T
Museum H, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Museum Haus Konstruktiv, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2017

Thank you so much for the compliments. Hope to see you soon again - Next: Tomas Saraceno - Opening 31. May! Best Museum Haus Konstruktiv

Reviewed 26 December 2016

this is not about constructivism. in December the museum had a display of basically third class artists, some neon light montage which were out of date. a great space totally wasted and at 16 francs entry fee an absolute rip-off. Do not go, particularly if...More

1  Thank Fedz2073
Reviewed 9 July 2014

In contrast to some other modern art museums I have visited which tended to leave dark and depressing impressions, the Haus Konstruktiv has a more simple, abstract, and peaceful exhibit. I visited on a weekday afternoon, with probably only half-a-dozen other visitors in the 4-storey...More

Thank GregCutler
Reviewed 2 April 2013

the structure of the museum is nice but the exposition is difficult to follow. I really did not undestand the beauty of it.

1  Thank Trifo
Reviewed 16 January 2013

i loved this, but I also love this type of art- it's minimalist, uncluttered, and plays around with space and shape. The exhibition "Room for Milk" was very thought provoking. Seemingly simple arrangements strongly affected how I felt in the room, and the balanced physics...More

1  Thank No t
Reviewed 5 November 2012

Haus Konstruktiv seems to have a very interesting and pertinent collection and temporary exhibitions. I totally fell in love with Jochem Hendricks' show "Visionary Collection, Vol. 18" and also enjoyed most of the other works exhibited. Friendly personnel, free lockers and nice documentation center at...More

Thank Thyl9000
Reviewed 19 July 2012

Very interesting collection of an art style that is essentially Zurich. The permanent collection contains a small diverse collection containing examples of constructive art. The central piece for me was the Rockefeller dining room designed by Fritz Glarner. It was moved here after the home...More

Thank Larry917
Reviewed 31 January 2012

Out of an industrial building, a museum about constructivism was made. Architecture and surprises. Not o be missed

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