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Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein

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Great design experience

I went without quite knowing what I'd find but it turned out to be a great day. The museum is on... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
Glasgow, United Kingdom
via mobile
Modern furniture design mecca and a great place for brunch

Have been here numerous times over the past few years and always find this an interesting way to... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
Basel, Switzerland
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Charles-Eames-Str. 1, 79576 Weil am Rhein, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 7621 7023200
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Its very much worth wile to make a short detour, travelling in the neighbourhood of Basel. To visit the museum takes an hoor or so but is really a gem in the beautiful German landscape. And if you are staying in a hotel: do try...More

3  Thank Eric E
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Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

We travelled all the way from Italia back to the Netherlands via Weil am Rhein to visit. But the museum was CLOSED within info about this on the site. That is bad!!!!

2  Thank enruit
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

I went without quite knowing what I'd find but it turned out to be a great day. The museum is on the Vitra factory site which is not itself open to the public although you can see the buildings which are all designed by world...More

1  Thank philgV9995FD
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Have been here numerous times over the past few years and always find this an interesting way to spend a few hours, grab a good coffee (especially by european standards) and see some thought provoking designs. Large main museum is free to park outside and...More

2  Thank 769robertf
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Great furnitures by many well recognized designers. The furnitures were displayed in a fun and inspiring way, walking through a house with different rooms, fitting different needs and family members. Not very large. Nice shop. Also interesting design pieces outside in the garden/ fields. As...More

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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Positive: - easy arriving by car and free parking! - free access to some areas as Vitra House - the whole area is absolutely interesting for design lovers and casual visitors - free wifi - the posibility of pic nic beside an Herzog and De...More

1  Thank Óscar M
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

If you are up for design (of chairs), this is your place. We saw the free-access exhibition (and forgive me, but this was the best part), the "together" exhibit (very insightful), and the collection of chairs (just chairs). Overall pretty inspiring and worth a couple...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We had a great experience at Vitra, even though we came with three little children. Actually they loved it too!

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Reviewed 27 July 2017

Suppose you just bought a house and need to furnish it, where would you go if you lived close enough? This is definitely the place to go. It was a challenge to get there from my Basel hotel but there is a tram that stops...More

1  Thank margaretc007
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

The Eames need a factory to produce their chairs. Through Herman Miller they meet the owner of Vitra a German factory in the most Southwest corner of Germany. Any further and you be in France or Switzerland. This campus is a tribute to The Chair....More

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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Was on bucketlist for a few years. Did not disappoint at all. Vitra haus and museum also great for kids. Site is very quiet. Impressive!

Thank Kristof S
Reviewed 20 July 2017

The Vitra campus is a must-see location for architecture and art interested travelers. Book a tour (English available) and explore on your own (Especially the Herzog & DeMeuron product display building of stacked suburban residential building shapes (is there a hidden joke or critique of...More

Thank travelpr0123
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16 August 2018|
Response from Mementovivere06 | Reviewed this property |
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Response from The-Veggie-Gourmet | Reviewed this property |
There are locker rooms at the Vitra in carry on luggage size
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8 May 2017|
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Response from The-Veggie-Gourmet | Reviewed this property |
As written above. DO the guided architecture tour :)
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