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Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein

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**MUST SEE IF YOU’RE INTO ARCHITECTURE**

This is for sure a must see for architecture lovers or any type of design lovers. With all the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Basel, Switzerland
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Vitra Museum, Weil am Rhein

Undoubtedly, a splendid place of display by internationally acclaimed architects; Tadao, Gehry... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2018
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Charles-Eames-Str. 1, 79576 Weil am Rhein, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is for sure a must see for architecture lovers or any type of design lovers. With all the different buildings to look at and an amazing guided tour through the Vitra Campus I would for sure recommend to a lot of people. This museum...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Undoubtedly, a splendid place of display by internationally acclaimed architects; Tadao, Gehry, Zaha and Herzog de Meuron. One feels blessed to witness their works under one roof. I personally admire Tadao, who has fully done justice with the design and landscape surrounding th9s whole complex.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank muzna m
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

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 30 July 2018

The entire campus is design nirvana - the least interesting thing was the exhibit in the Vitra museum itself; of course the actual museum is beautiful. I loved the slide and the Vitra Haus. The only thing I wanted was a much better gift shop...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Took the tram over from Basel just as the place was opening it’s doors. I went for the night club exhibit. It didn’t disappoint. Had a lovely coffee and pretzel in the cafe and the gift shop was loaded with great items. I would return!

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

This museum was located within Vitra Campus, an architectural complex, some 15 min walk from Weil am Rhein Station (tram 8 from Basel).

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank anonymous-visitor
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

It all started with the legendary share of Charles Eames. The house shows the different variations of furniture for office or home use, all with a special look and some price tags that leave you speechless. Restaurant offers a great selection of menues and desserts.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Vitra purchased the Eames workshop, lock,stock & barrel. The park on which much of Vitra's subsequent success is arrayed is a marvel. Take bus 55!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Ronald L
Reviewed 2 May 2018

A gem of a visit. We spent the whole day in the campus - and took in an informative English speaking tour. The buildings designed by world renowned architects are a feast for the eyes. We walked back to Foundation Beyeler through vineyards and villages...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank midwestlove2travel
Reviewed 12 March 2018

This museum can be for everyone. The main house is like a glorified IKEA, yes. Take that for what it is. But for more design & architecture enthusiasts, the other houses are the draw. The SANAA warehouse, the Frank Gehry, Tadao Ando and the Zaha...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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There are locker rooms at the Vitra in carry on luggage size
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As written above. DO the guided architecture tour :)
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