Museum of Art and History

Fribourg, Switzerland

Musée d'Art et d'Histoire is a museum of art and history is housed in Fribourg's only Renaissance building, The Ratzé Palace. The collections housed here include paintings and statues from the 12th to 19th centuries as well as historical remains that depict political, religious, and business aspects of life in Fribourg during that period. There is also a former slaughterhouse that now contains paintings and stone statues from the 19th and 20th centuries. In the garden is the piece of art La Lune by Niki de Saint Phalle as well as four other works.

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Founded: 1774
Category: Museums in Switzerland

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Karl Kinsella (16 months ago)
Great little museum, highly recommended. Open from 11am
Evgeny Danilevich (3 years ago)
Quite interesting for one-time visit
Jim Long (3 years ago)
Nice presented art museum. 10 min walking distance from Fribourg station and just two blocks away from Cathedral St Nicholas.
Ivan-Asen Myurvedov (3 years ago)
Such art. Very history
Philip Bond (4 years ago)
A great museum, well worth the visit. Everything is very nicely presented and of particular interest is the work of the female artist Marcello from the late 19th century. Also within the museum is part of the 13th century town wall.
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