Hr Giger Museum, Gruyeres

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Hr Giger Museum, Gruyeres - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price

Address: Château St. Germain, 1663 Gruyères, Switzerland

Phone: +41-269212200

Ticket Price: 13 CHF

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Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

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Hans Rudolf "Ruedi" Giger was a Swiss painter and was a part of the special effects team of the Academy Award winning movie ‘Alien’. In the year 1990, on the occasion of his 50th birthday, HR Giger was invited to display his unique and intriguing collection at the Chateau de Gruyeres. He fell in love with the town and in the year 1997, he acquired the Château St. Germain with the motive of establishing his own museum. On display at the museum are artefacts from Giger’s different creative periods. Many a visitors feel they have stepped onto another planet when they step inside the museum!

Hr Giger Museum Ticket Prices

  • Adults: Swiss Francs 12.50
  • Students/ Senior citizens/ Military: Swiss Francs 8.50
  • Children: Swiss Francs 4
  • Group Rates (for 12 people or more):
  • Adults: Swiss Francs 8.50
  • Students/ Senior citizens/ Military: Swiss Francs 7.50
  • Children: Swiss Francs 3

How To reach Hr Giger Museum by Public Transport

  • Gruyeres, ville bus stop

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  • Genius. A dark look to prolific creativity. Museum layout is well planned down to the textured floor. No photos so you'll have to go in person. They take credit cards. Entrance fee extremely reasonable. I would have bought something at the gift shop. I agree with other reviewers, it didn't carry much. The walk is nice from the train station - skip the bus. Adjoining gallery was open featuring another creative mind.

  • All his creations are at display here. Perfect place for sci fi nerds. They have a store where they sell tshirts and all. If you don't like dark places, I say you take a walk through the village instead.

  • Vale la pena visitar el Museo los amantes del arte glauque y de ALIEN. Si no les interesan este tipo de cosas, el bar está justo en frente y es chiquito pero la locura. Una cerveza o un café. Definitivamente algo que se sale del cliché de lo que puede visitarse en esta region Suiza.

  • Fascinating look into the mind of a dark, creative genius. Get a discount on admission to the Chateau when you buy your ticket for the museum at the same time.

  • Amazing place for any fan of this mad genius. A whole floor dedicated to his alien fans No pictures allowed. Which they had more merchandising to buy. Everything was jewelry or books over a 100 euros.

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