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Vitra Design Museum Weil am Rhein

Vitra Design Museum
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last update on May 16, 2024
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Vitra Design Museum, located at the trijunction of Germany, France and Switzerland, is among the leading design museums in the world. Visitors learn about history and present of design and its relation to art, everyday culture and architecture. The main building is the is American architect Frank Gehry's first European work. Two big exhibitions take place here every year. At the same time, smaller exhibitions are held at Vitra Design Museum Gallery.

The museum's collection features many important pieces from design history as well as estates of people like Alexander Girard, Charles & Ray Eames, Verner Paton and George Nelson. Furthermore, it had its own library and an archive that are available to researchers upon request. As circulating exhibitions, the expositions travel all around the world. Vitra Design Campus, including further architectural gems, also hosts events, guided tours, and workshops.


How to get there

By car

  • From Germany and Switzerland: motorway A5, exit Weil am Rhein, turn left and follow the signs to Vitra Design Museum
  • From France: cross the border at Palmrain Bridge, follow E35 to Vitra Campus

On public transportation

  • Bus 55 from Basel Claraplatz (20 min) or from the train station Badischer Bahnhof (16 min) to Vitra
  • From EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg: Take Bus 50 to the train station Basel SBB (13 min), change to Tram 2 to the train station Badischer Bahnhof (9 min), from there take Bus 55 to Vitra (16 min)



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Vitra Design Museum
Charles-Eames-Str. 2
Weil am Rhein
Phone+49 7621 702 3200
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