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Museum Langmatt

Stiftung Langmatt Sidney und Jenny Brown
History and tradition
The Villa Langmatt on Römerstrasse in Baden was opened to the public as a museum of impressionist art and interiors in 1990 thanks to the bequest of John Brown, the last descendant of Sidney and Jenny Brown, who died in 1987.

Built in 1900/01 by Karl Moser from Karlsruhe in Germany, who worked at the Curiel & Moser architectural office, the Villa Langmatt houses a gallery of paintings by important French impressionists and their precursors, including Corot, Degas, Monet, Renoir, Pissarro and Sisley as well as Cézanne and Gauguin. The interior, which features French furniture and paintings of the 18th century, vividly illustrates the lifestyle of a cultivated family of industrialists in the first half of the 20th century.

The collection includes paintings by artists ranging from Camille Corot and Eugène Boudin to Edgar Degas, Claude Monet and Pierre-Auguste Renoir, from Camille Pissarro and Alfred Sisley to Paul Cézanne and Paul Gauguin. There are also individual works by Gustave Courbet, Henri Fantin-Latour, Odilon Redon, Pierre Bonnard, and the American artist Mary Cassatt, who worked in France. Two rooms are devoted entirely to the 18th century; one exclusively to a series of 13 Venetian vedute, the other to works by Swiss and French masters, including Jean-Honoré Fragonard, as well as pictures by artists in the circle of Antoine Watteau and the Zurich idyll painter, Salomon Gessner.

Temporary exhibitions

Museum Langmatt
Museum Langmatt
Museum Langmatt
Suitable for families
Opening hours
Tuesday - Friday: 14:00-17:00
Saturday - Sunday: 11:00-17:00
Closed on
Winter closure: The museum will be closed from 7th December 2020 to 26th February 2021 for extensive exhibition and collection changes and cleaning work.
Museum Langmatt
Römerstrasse 30
+41 56 200 86 70

47.481099, 8.306711