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Trip Planner: Europe / Switzerland / Canton of Fribourg / La Gruyere / Gruyeres / HR Giger Museum
View the personal art collection and original works of Swiss surrealist painter, sculptor, and set designer H.R. Giger at HR Giger Museum. The extensive collection of Giger's works showcases his different creative periods in a renovated chateau, with pieces personally selected by the artist. View the film "Alien," which won Giger an Academy Award for Best Achievement for his contribution to the visual effects and design work. See his other film designs, including artwork from "Alien 3," and other renowned series of works, such as "The Spell" and the "Passages" collections. Photography is not permitted. Take a look at our Gruyeres trip itinerary builder app to schedule your visit to HR Giger Museum and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
HR Giger Museum reviews
Amazing place with perfect atmosphere. Friendly staff. Also place have many paintings in support of Ukraine. Beautiful place I would recommend to visit it.
Amazing place with perfect atmosphere. Friendly staff. Also place have many paintings in support of Ukraine. Beautiful place I would recommend to visit it. more »
Visited this museum in November 2022. I think most people are aware of HRG's work for the Alien film trilogy, which features his bio-mechanical highly stylized work, although the museum features not.... more
Visited this museum in November 2022. I think most people are aware of HRG's work for the Alien film trilogy, which features his bio-mechanical highly stylized work, although the museum features not.... more »
Really nice museum dedicated to Hans Ruedi Giger. The exposition will make you travel through the universe of the artist and what he liked with his private collection. I would not take children under the age of 12 as some of the scenery can be disturbing
Great place for Alien fans will see a ton more of their favourite artwork. For others, it's impressive how large influence Giger had on sci-fi and pop culture. After seeing too much of the sickeningly beautiful landscapes of Switzerland, Giger museum allows your dark side to come back to balance.
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