Swiss National Museum

I went to see the Swiss National Museum, opened in 1898 at the height of Swiss nationalism, in the style of a grand French chateau:-

Here it is under construction:-

It now has a tough, neo-brutalist extension designed by Christ & Gantenbein and opened in 2016:-


2 thoughts on “Swiss National Museum

  1. Kate Woodhead says:

    I can’t say why, but I think the new extension suits it – though maybe your photographs, good as they always are, are not enough to judge by.

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