Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 3 Month Europe Itineray -- please critique :)
  2. 2 What crazy coincidence or chance meeting have you had while traveling?
  3. 3 Dinner get-together in Paris?
  4. 4 8ish days Zurich to Como...
  5. 5 No Periods in British Written English!
  6. 6 Weighing hand luggage at CDG security now
  7. 7 Sicily Car Rental Company
  8. 8 Trip Report Not Gone From Memory Or From Love — The Western Front Revisited
  9. 9 Italy, beyond the most common Tourist Destinations
  10. 10 Bus from Dubrovnik to Mostar
  11. 11 CDG Meeting Point Help
  12. 12 Lunch stop in Cinque Terre
  13. 13 itinerary help: 18 days in Wales/Scotland
  14. 14 Initial itinerary - 1 month in Greece
  15. 15 Flying into London and Flying out of Edinburgh
  16. 16 bavaria itinerary in may with a 3 year old
  17. 17 10 day travel itinerary with a 3 year old. please comment. Month of MAy
  18. 18 Self drive tour companies
  19. 19 Rouen Tour Companies
  20. 20 Planning a Trip to Greece
  21. 21 Andalucia itinerary help
  22. 22 St Denis Cathedral
  23. 23 Proposed itinerary for Iceland
  24. 24 First Trip from Boston to Italy
  25. 25 Sicily-Driving from Taormina to Cefalu
View next 25 » Back to the top

Trip Report HR Geiger Museum Review

Jump to last reply

You probably already know that HR Geiger designed the sets for "Alien" as well as the creature that devoured people. I found it a bit unsettling but my wife loves such things. So to please her I planned a stop during our recent trip at a museum set up by Geiger to display his works and his vivid imagination.
The museum is in Gruyere, Switzerland about an hour north and west of Geneva.
It's a small place, apparently a converted 4 story house with many side rooms. Each room contains displays of his works with much space devoted to the "Alien" sets. Some rooms even contain domestic furniture such as a dining table and chairs that would put any person of ordinary sensibilities off his feed for days.
They are numerous rooms devoted to his erotic efforts, . If your taste runs to the bizarre this might work for you. Not for kids however.
On the whole I found the place unpleasant especially because I was having GI problems and this added to my misery. Remember there's a warning beacon in the movie. This place should come with one. On the other hand, wife quite enjoyed it and she insists that I tell you that from her perspective this place is worth the trip...

6 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement