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Giger Museum Review
This museum houses the largest collection of paintings, sculpture, furniture, and film designs by the enormously talented but equally tormented H.R. Giger. The Swiss surrealist won an Academy Award for his set design for the horror film Alien; he's not likely to win any prizes for his cheerful, healthy outlook on life (or women). That said, a few of his sculpture/furniture pieces are very good. Most people will get enough of an idea about the artist just by sitting in the Giger Bar, opposite the museum. Here you can admire ceiling buttresses that look like elongated backbones with ribs, and his ingenious trademark chairs: yet more spines and ribs, with pelvises for headrests.
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Just back less than a week ago from my 8 day/night solo trip to Bern.
Stayed in a 333 year-old building apartment (VRBO) a half block from Bern's famous Muenster and half a block from Clock Tower.
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There is no way our trip would have been so enjoyable without the suggestions from the fodor community so a BIGGGGG thank you!
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