Vitra Design Museum + Schaudepot17,00 € / 15,00 €*Vitra Design Museum 11,00 € / 9,00 €*Schaudepot8,00 € / 6,00 €*Architecture tour 2h14,00 € / 10,00 €* Guided tours 1h (Exhibition tour, Production tour or Behind the Scenes)7,00 € / 5,00 €**Reduced prices: young people from age 12, students, seniors,disabled persons, groups of more than 10 people, combination of 3 and more tickets/person, children under 12 years of age free
Vitra Design MuseumCharles-Eames-Str. 2D-79576 Weil am RheinT +49.7621.702.3200F +email@example.com
Daily 10 am – 6 pm,24 December 10 am – 2 pm. The exhibition space in the Gehry building is currently under reconstruction from May 15 until June 2. The exhibitions at the Schaudepot, the Gallery and the Fire Station remain open.
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The collection of the Vitra Design Museum ranks among the most important holdings of furniture design worldwide. It contains some 7000 pieces of furniture, a vast assemblage of lighting objects and numerous archives, as well as the estates of such designers as Charles & Ray Eames, Verner Panton and Alexander Girard. On 4 June 2016 the Vitra Schaudepot was opened, created by the architectural firm Herzog & de Meuron, in which the Vitra Design Museum presents key pieces of its collection.
Guided tours through the Vitra Schaudepot:Highlights from the CollectionEvery Friday to Sunday2 pmBehind the Scenes12.05., 09.06., 14.07., 11.08., 08.09.2017 3 pm
Vitra Design Museum + Schaudepot17,00 € / 15,00 €*
Vitra Design Museum 11,00 € / 9,00 €*
Schaudepot8,00 € / 6,00 €*
Architekturführung 2h14,00 / 10,00€*
Führungen 1h (Ausstellung, Produktion oder Blick hinter die Kulissen)7,00 € / 5,00 €*
*Ermäßigungen: Jugendliche ab 12, Studenten, Senioren,Gruppen ab 10 Personen, Kombination von 3 und mehrTickets/Person, Kinder bis 12 frei
Täglich: 10 – 18 Uhr,am 24.12. 10 – 14 Uhr.Vom 15.05. bis zum 02.06.2017 befindet sich die Ausstellungsfläche im Gehry-Gebäude im Umbau. Die Ausstellungen im Schaudepot, in der Gallery und in der Fire Station bleiben weiterhin geöffnet.
Education plays an important part at the Vitra Design Museum. A specially trained team develops specific educational activities that are tailored to audience´s needs and enable visitors of different ages to learn about and engage with design and architecture. Our educational activities are aimed at children and young adults, as well as expert audiences, students and all design- and architecture enthusiasts. A wide-ranging programme of tours, workshops, talks and other events allows visitors to gain a deeper insight into the multifaceted field of design and architecture. We are happy to assist you in choosing an activity suitable for you and your group.
The Vitra Campus is a magnet for design and architecture enthusiasts. Few other places in the world can boast such a large number of contemporary architectural icons. It was here that Zaha Hadid created her very first structure in 1993 – the Fire Station – and American architect Frank Gehry constructed his first building in Europe in 1989. Designed by Herzog & de Meuron, the VitraHaus of 2010 on the north side of the campus is an eye-catcher, even from afar. Alongside the Vitra Schaudepot, also designed by Herzog & de Meuron, a second public area was created on the campus in 2016. Then, there are other works like the Conference Pavilion by Tadao Ando, a geodesic dome based on the designs of Richard Buckminster Fuller, a petrol station by Jean Prouvé, factory buildings by Nicholas Grimshaw, Álvaro Siza and SANAA and the Vitra Slide Tower by the artist Carsten Höller. Daily guided tours explain the backgrounds of architects and buildings alike.
The VitraHaus (2010), designed by Herzog & de Meuron, can be viewed from the outside during the tour, and its interior can be explored independently. The Vitra Campus comprises a public and a private area. In the public space, you will find the Vitra Design Museum, the VitraHaus and the Vitra Silde Tower on the Álvaro-Siza-Promenade. The private area, where the production facilities are located, can only be accessed as part of an architecture tour. Please note that only guides of the Vitra Design Museum are allowed to conduct guided tours through the exhibition and on the Vitra Campus. More information about the buildings
Public Architecture Tour in English (Duration: 2 hours)> Start at the Vitra Design MuseumDaily 11:30 am
> Start at the SchaudepotDaily 1 pm
For group booking: Information guided toursTours for pupils and students: Information guided toursMore information at info(at)design-museum.de or T +49.7621.702.3200
The exhibitions in the Vitra Design Museum, Vitra Schaudepot and the Vitra Design Museum Gallery can be visited independently or with guided tours. Groups can book guided tours individually. Along with German and English, we also offer guided tours in French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Russian and Swedish. Please note that only guides of the Vitra Design Museum are allowed to conduct guided tours through the exhibition and on the Vitra Campus.
> Public guided tours through the current exhibition at the Vitra Design Museum:Every Saturday and Sunday 11:30 am (in German), Duration: ca. 1 hour, registration is not required
> Public guided tours through the Vitra SchaudepotFriday till Sunday 1 pm (in German) and 2 pm (in English), Duration: ca. 1 hour, registration is not required
> Children’s Tour Vitra Design Museum (in German):12 & 19 March, 16 April, 07 & 14 May 2017,2:30 pm, registration at: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Children’s Tour Schaudepot – Materials Detective (in German):05 March, 02 & 30 April, 28 May 2017, 2:30 pm, for children from 6 to 12 years, registration at: email@example.com
Special guided tours
For group bookings: Information guided tours (EN)Information guided tours (FR)
Tours for pupils and students:Information guided tours (EN)Information guided tours (FR)
More information at info(at)design-museum.de or T +49.7621.702.3200
Take a look behind the scenes of the production at the Vitra Campus. Experience different steps of the manufacturing process of the Aluminium Chair on a guided tour in the production hall of Frank Gehry. The chair developed by Charles and Ray Eames in 1958 is considered one of the greatest furniture designs of the 20th century. Vitra has been producing this timeless classic over a period of decades in the same superior quality. Find out more about its history as well as the significance of innovation, quality and sustainability at Vitra. The tour is followed by an introduction to Vitra’s test centre.
Public Production Tours (in German):every Wednesday at 2 pm; the tour does not take place on 28 December 2016, max. 10 persons. Tickets are available at the Vitra Design Museum.For group booking: Information guided toursMore information at firstname.lastname@example.org or T +49.7621.702.3200
For children, we offer guided tours though the current exhibition and the Vitra Campus which are specially adapted to our young guests. The participants are introduced to the theme in an entertaining way, interact with the guide and are made familiar with the huge importance of design and architecture in their everyday environment. Also many of our workshops for children and pupils include a guided tour, followed by a practical workshop under the direction of experienced teachers.
Children’s Tour Vitra Design Museum (in German):16 October, 13 November, 11 December 2016, 22 January 20172:30 pm, for children from 6 to 12 yearsChildren’s Tour Schaudepot (in German):27 November 2016, 8 January, 5 February 2017 2:30 pm, for children from 6 to 12 yearsMore information and reservations at email@example.com or T +49.7621.702.3200To our workshops
For school classes, we offer guided tours though the current exhibition and the Vitra Campus which are specially adapted to our young guests. The participants are introduced to the theme in an entertaining way, interact with the guide and are made familiar with the huge importance of design and architecture in their everyday environment. Also many of our workshops for children and pupils include a guided tour, followed by a practical workshop under the direction of experienced teachers.Information for group booking: Guides Tours for Schools & StudentsMore information and reservations at info(at)design-museum.de or T +49.7621.702.3200To our workshops
During the summer months the Centre International de Recherche et d’Education Culturelle et Agricole (C.I.R.E.C.A.) offers a series of interdisciplinary workshops. Participants from all over the world live and work for one week with renowned designers, architects and artists at the Domaine de Boisbuchet (16500 Lessac), an idyllic country estate in the Southwest of France. The focuse is on the practical and creative work, in the evenings a versatile accompanying programme is offered with lectures, discussions and general leisure activities. Workshops this summer are led by (among others) Richard Rogers, Sou Foujimoto, Max Lamb, Jaime Hayon, Luis Urculo, Pedrita, Big Game, Maria Blaisse and the colombian bamboo architect Simon Velez.More Information at www.boisbuchet.org or T +33.545.896.700