Aargauer Kunsthaus

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  • Northwestern Switzerland
Aargauer Kunsthaus
Aargauer Kunsthaus
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Time Out Says

One of Switzerland's best art programmes in a building revamped by Herzog & de Meuron

Founded in 1959, the Aargauer Kunsthaus is one of the leading art museums in Switzerland. Home to an outstanding permanent collection of Swiss art from the 18th century to the present, it presents about ten exhibitions a year, often in collaboration with the artists themselves.

In 2003 the museum building was expanded based on designs by Herzog & de Meuron Architects in collaboration with the artist Rémy Zaugg. The entrance and hall are startlingly inviting.

Details

Address:
Aargauerplatz
Aargau
Aarau
5001
Transport:
Aarau is a 30 to 40-minute train ride from Zurich, Basel and Bern
Price:
Admission CHF15 Adults, CHF10 concessions, free under-16s
Opening hours:
10am-5pm Tue Sun, 10am-8pm Thu, Mon closed
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