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Kunsthalle Basel

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indispensable visit for temporary exhibits and collections

After modernization, the spaces avaliable at kunsthalle is enormous and you could discover at a... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
Jean Pierre B
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Guadalajara Metropolitan Area, Mexico
Art for all ages and interests

Die Kunsthalle is a very good museum and a must to see when in Basel especially during Art Basel... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2017
Thomas K
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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
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28 Jul 2018
“indispensable visit for temporary exhibits and collections”
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“Always the right choice when it comes to Art”
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Dynamic, experimental, rigorous, open-minded, and accessible, Kunsthalle Basel is a place for audacious art and exhibitions by emerging artists. Established in 1872 by the Basler Kunstverein (Basel Art Association), Kunsthalle Basel is world...more
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Steinenberg 7, Basel 4051, Switzerland
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 28 July 2018

After modernization, the spaces avaliable at kunsthalle is enormous and you could discover at a time, the collection of the museum and also temporary presentation which are always very interesting. one restriction, you will need to be in good conditions to go up and down...More

1  Thank Jean Pierre B
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

Walking to the Kunstmuseum I was a dumb jet-lagged tourist, saw the sign for the Kunsthalle, and went in and paid 12FR to see the exhibits. This is a conceptual art space that had two desperately pedestrian artists on display. I love contemporary art -...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Kunsthalle Basel is situated in a neoclassical building housing meticulously planed contemporary exhibitions, that welcome Art lovers and curious visitors to experience shows where one can feel the passion of exhibition making – as one can experience in major museums around the globe. FLS

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Reviewed 28 July 2018

After modernization, the spaces avaliable at kunsthalle is enormous and you could discover at a time, the collection of the museum and also temporary presentation which are always very interesting. one restriction, you will need to be in good conditions to go up and down...More

1  Thank Jean Pierre B
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

The food, service, atmosphere that is what counts in the overall rating. It was excellent and the menue is Internation kitchen with a touch of exquisite swissness. That is what people like. Will come again.

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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Check which exhibitions are on before visiting. There was only one gallery open when we visited, it presented a very interesting exhibition on rural architecture in India but we were expecting more given the reputation this gallery seems to have with arts tourism. A short...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

We visited the Kunsthalle recently as part of the yearly Museum Night (all museums open until 2am). The Kunsthalle exhibit was not at all my taste, with work that was principally very basic paintings from with little form. I guess that was the theme -...More

1  Thank KF0x
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Die Kunsthalle is a very good museum and a must to see when in Basel especially during Art Basel Week. Their restaurant is a highlight of the Artworld circuit.

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Reviewed 20 July 2017

Looking for a quiet place for dinner not in a main thoroughfare, then this tree covered bistro next to and associated with the Kuntshalle is the place. We had a lovely dinner ,very few tourists, mostly locals, and the outdoor ambiance was lovely on a...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2017

As part of the museums night (pay one entrance fee and access that night almost all museums of Baesl) I went to explore the Kunsthalle. It is probably hard to rate an Art Place that has constent changing art. So depending on what is on...More

1  Thank sascha411
Reviewed 20 October 2016

When you visit Basel in Switzerland you absolutely have to make a stop at Kunsthalle Basel. This institution shows international upcoming artists in its temporary exhibitions, such artists which afterwards are collected by wellknown museums or collectors. If you are not yet in love with...More

1  Thank nadjaborer
Reviewed 15 September 2016

As dumb luck would have it, I managed to find the Kunsthalle Museum on social media. Although I wouldn't consider myself a contemporary art aficionado, the artifacts on display did spark my interest. It also sparked a great source of entertainment. It takes a particular...More

Thank Andrea2go
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