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Foundation E. G. Buhrle Collection

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Address: Zollikerstrasse 172, Zurich 8008, Switzerland
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+41 44 422 00 86

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I can NOT believe, this attraction is #37 of 53

To art lover's this is a MUST see! Beautiful impressionist paintings. Check out the incredible, "Monet's Garden". One room lost a few paintings, since, I've been there. A huge... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 December 2010
Philadelphia PA USA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

We managed to get into the Buhrle mansion during one of its last one-day-per-month open houses. Reservations were absolutely necessary and each group that went through was packed. Artwork ranged from "old master" through Canaletto to impressionists. In preview of the plan to show the collection worldwide until the new wing of the Kunst Museum in Zurich is finished being... More 

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Rehovot, Israel
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

Been keen on visiting the collection in its original house for a long time. However, have missed several times the 1st Sunday of the month deadlines. Now, looking at the Collection's website, found out unfortunately that it is closed for good until the opening of a special wing at Kunsthaus, Zurich to accommodate the collection as of 2020.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2012

The Foundation is closed to individuals not with accredited tours except for one day each month, and arrangements have to be made well in advance, but this extraordinary collection of impressionist and post-impressionist painting is well worth the effort. Others have compared the Buhrle to the Barnes, now relocated in Philadelphia, and that is not at all unfair (although the... More 

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Philadelphia PA USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2010

To art lover's this is a MUST see! Beautiful impressionist paintings. Check out the incredible, "Monet's Garden". One room lost a few paintings, since, I've been there. A huge robbery took place there a few yrs back. 2 of the 4 bigtime paintings were recovered. One of the greatest paintings at that museum, Cezanne's, "Boy in the Red Vest", looks... More 

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