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Jenisch Arts and Cantonal Stamp Museum

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Address: avenue de la Gare 2, Vevey 1800, Switzerland
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+41 21 921 29 50

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Very good regional museum

Jenisch museum focuses on Swiss artists and others who spent part of their lives in the Vevey area. The Nestle corporation is also using it to display it's growing collection of... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2016
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Wanted to visit it for quite a bit time. Museum is a nice luxury building with great capacity, focused on Swiss art. There some... not to much. I still not feeling comfortable with Swiss authors as can not find what school or what else unify all Swiss art. Hope will find its soon The best collection in my view is... More 

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Guadalajara Metropolitan Area, Mexico
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

for a time th jenish museum is presenting part of the nestle collection of art, with very good works and some less interesting, in a way we could not find a line and the way of this presentation.

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Reviewed 12 July 2016

Jenisch museum focuses on Swiss artists and others who spent part of their lives in the Vevey area. The Nestle corporation is also using it to display it's growing collection of mostly contemporary art. Americans might well be surprised at the number of very interesting artists they have never heard of or seen before.

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Fribourg, Switzerland
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Reviewed 18 August 2015

We visited this small but interesting museum during a recent visit to Vevey. We went there to see an exhibit of Ferdinand Hodler, and we were impressed. It was a pleasant outing. Of course this place is not the Met, but it was impressive, and we spent an entertaining hour in this lovely museum. I enjoyed the space, the freedom... More 

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Hertford, England
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Reviewed 25 October 2014

As an amateur artist and art lover, my wife was keen to visit this museum. We enjoyed seeing its collection of paintings and prints but the collection on display is quite limited: two main galleries, one of them devoted to local artist Oskar Kokoschka. We just missed a special exhibition on Durer and Switzerland, which might well have been good.... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Reviewed 7 May 2005

With high hopes, went to visit this museum today. Except for a special exhibit on papers from Venice the museum was almost empty in its permanent collection! Just a few old paintings here and there but 80% empty! A waste of 12CHF!

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