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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João Costa (13 months ago)
A wonderful place to visit!
Amy Hooker (15 months ago)
Great museum in a really interesting setting. The staff were really helpful and friendly.
Evelyne De Suiza (17 months ago)
Warm welcome at the museum.
Emily Croxall (3 years ago)
Beautiful museum, it was a nice refuge from the rain
Emily Croxall (3 years ago)
Beautiful museum, it was a nice refuge from the rain
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