Tinguely Museum

Local nameMuseum Tinguely
LocationWettstein, Basel, Switzerland

The Museum Tinguely is an art museum in Basel, Switzerland that contains a permanent exhibition of the works of Swiss painter and sculptor Jean Tinguely. Located in the Solitudepark by the Rhine, the museum was designed by the Ticinese architect Mario Botta and opened on 3 October 1996.

A variety of Tinguely's kinetic art sculptures are on permanent display, complemented with illustrations, photographs and other documents related to the artist's life and work. Tinguely's wife, Niki de Saint Phalle has donated 55 sculptures to the museum. The museum's temporary exhibitions show works from Tinguely's friends and contemporaries, as well as other modern artists such as Bernhard Luginbühl, Niki de Saint Phalle and Yves Klein, among others.

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Opening hours

Tue - Sun: 11 am - 6 pm


Adults: CHF 18
Students, disabled persons: CHF 12
Children under 16: free

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Museum_Tinguely

Official Website https://www.tinguely.ch/

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Museum-Tinguely-Basel-310570160033/

Phone +41 61 681 93 20

Address Paul Sacher-Anlage 1, 4058 Basle, Switzerland

Coordinates 47°33'32.91" N 7°36'44.316" E

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