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Museum

Vitra Design Museum

OpenClosed | 12.00 PM - 5.00 PM

Charles-Eames-Strasse 2,  DE-79576  Weil am Rhein, Germany

Foto: Norbert Miguletz

Opening Hours

Mo 12.00 PM - 5.00 PM  |  Tu 12.00 PM - 5.00 PM  |  We 12.00 PM - 5.00 PM  |  Th 12.00 PM - 5.00 PM  |  Fr 12.00 PM - 5.00 PM  |  Sa 12.00 PM - 5.00 PM  |  Su 12.00 PM - 5.00 PM

Starting on Thursday, 13 May 2021, the Vitra Design Museum will be reopened to the public daily from noon to 5 pm.

All guests of the Vitra Campus must book a time slot prior to their visit, register upon arrival, and provide official certification of testing (max. 24 hrs old), vaccination or recovery. More information can be found here: www.design-museum.de/news/en

We look forward to welcoming you!

Institution

The Vitra Design Museum in Weil am Rhein numbers among the world's leading museums of design. It is dedicated to the research and presentation of design, past and present, and examines design's relationship to architecture, art and everyday culture. In the main museum building by Frank Gehry, the museum annually mounts two major temporary exhibitions. In addition, smaller shows are presented in the Vitra Museum Gallery, which often follow a more contemporary and experimental approach. 

Often developed with renowned designers, many of the museum's exhibitions cover highly relevant contemporary themes, such as future technologies, sustainability or questions like mobility and social responsibility. Others are presenting historical topics or monographic exhibitions on iconic designers.

The exhibitions are accompanied by lectures, guided tours, workshops and educational programmes. Many of the museum’s exhibitions travel to partner museums all over the world. The work of the Vitra Design Museum is based on its unique collection of furniture, lighting and interior design.

Admission

Vitra Design Museum 13 €
Vitra Design Museum reduced 11 €

Vitra Schaudepot 10 €
Vitra Schaudepot reduced 8 €

Vitra Design Museum + Schaudepot 19 €
Vitra Design Museum + Schaudepot reduced 17 €

Reduced prices:
Young people from the age 12, students, seniors, disabled persons, groups of more than 10 people, combination of 3 and more tickets/persons.
Children under 12 years of age free

Museums-PASS-Musées Free admission

Access

Bus 55 from Basel Claraplatz > Vitra
Tram 8 > Weil am Rhein Bahnhof/ Zentrum, approx. 20 minute walk
Train from Basel Badischer Bahnhof > Weil am Rhein Bahnhof, approx. 20 minute walk

Accessibility

accessible
Exhibition
Exhibition

Vitra Design Museum

Vitra Schaudepot: The Vitra Design Museum Collection - 1800 to the Present

Permanent exhibition

The Schaudepot was initiated with the goal of making the constantly growing collection of the Vitra Design Museum more accessible to the public.

The cornerstone for the collection was laid by the museum's founder Rolf Fehlbaum. In the 1980s he assembled a collection ...
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Guided Tour

Vitra Design Museum

Cancelled until further notice: Highlights from the Collection (Guided tour in English)

30 October 2021 | 1.00 PM - 2.00 PM

The guided tour focusses on the highlights from the Vitra Design Museum collection, including rare and singular pieces from designers such as Gerrit Rietveld, Alvar Aalto, Charles & Ray Eames or Ettore Sottsass, but also less well-known or anonymous designs, rarities, ...
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Guided Tour

Vitra Design Museum

Cancelled until further notice: Highlights from the Collection (Guided tour in English)

31 October 2021 | 1.00 PM - 2.00 PM

The guided tour focusses on the highlights from the Vitra Design Museum collection, including rare and singular pieces from designers such as Gerrit Rietveld, Alvar Aalto, Charles & Ray Eames or Ettore Sottsass, but also less well-known or anonymous designs, rarities, ...
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Guided Tour

Vitra Design Museum

Cancelled until further notice: Highlights from the Collection (Guided tour in English)

06 November 2021 | 1.00 PM - 2.00 PM

The guided tour focusses on the highlights from the Vitra Design Museum collection, including rare and singular pieces from designers such as Gerrit Rietveld, Alvar Aalto, Charles & Ray Eames or Ettore Sottsass, but also less well-known or anonymous designs, rarities, ...
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Guided Tour

Vitra Design Museum

Cancelled until further notice: Highlights from the Collection (Guided tour in English)

07 November 2021 | 1.00 PM - 2.00 PM

The guided tour focusses on the highlights from the Vitra Design Museum collection, including rare and singular pieces from designers such as Gerrit Rietveld, Alvar Aalto, Charles & Ray Eames or Ettore Sottsass, but also less well-known or anonymous designs, rarities, ...
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Guided Tour

Vitra Design Museum

Cancelled until further notice: Highlights from the Collection (Guided tour in English)

13 November 2021 | 1.00 PM - 2.00 PM

The guided tour focusses on the highlights from the Vitra Design Museum collection, including rare and singular pieces from designers such as Gerrit Rietveld, Alvar Aalto, Charles & Ray Eames or Ettore Sottsass, but also less well-known or anonymous designs, rarities, ...
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Guided Tour

Vitra Design Museum

Cancelled until further notice: Highlights from the Collection (Guided tour in English)

14 November 2021 | 1.00 PM - 2.00 PM

The guided tour focusses on the highlights from the Vitra Design Museum collection, including rare and singular pieces from designers such as Gerrit Rietveld, Alvar Aalto, Charles & Ray Eames or Ettore Sottsass, but also less well-known or anonymous designs, rarities, ...
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Guided Tour

Vitra Design Museum

Cancelled until further notice: Highlights from the Collection (Guided tour in English)

20 November 2021 | 1.00 PM - 2.00 PM

The guided tour focusses on the highlights from the Vitra Design Museum collection, including rare and singular pieces from designers such as Gerrit Rietveld, Alvar Aalto, Charles & Ray Eames or Ettore Sottsass, but also less well-known or anonymous designs, rarities, ...
Read more
Guided Tour

Vitra Design Museum

Cancelled until further notice: Highlights from the Collection (Guided tour in English)

21 November 2021 | 1.00 PM - 2.00 PM

The guided tour focusses on the highlights from the Vitra Design Museum collection, including rare and singular pieces from designers such as Gerrit Rietveld, Alvar Aalto, Charles & Ray Eames or Ettore Sottsass, but also less well-known or anonymous designs, rarities, ...
Read more
Guided Tour

Vitra Design Museum

Cancelled until further notice: Highlights from the Collection (Guided tour in English)

27 November 2021 | 1.00 PM - 2.00 PM

The guided tour focusses on the highlights from the Vitra Design Museum collection, including rare and singular pieces from designers such as Gerrit Rietveld, Alvar Aalto, Charles & Ray Eames or Ettore Sottsass, but also less well-known or anonymous designs, rarities, ...
Read more
Guided Tour

Vitra Design Museum

Cancelled until further notice: Highlights from the Collection (Guided tour in English)

28 November 2021 | 1.00 PM - 2.00 PM

The guided tour focusses on the highlights from the Vitra Design Museum collection, including rare and singular pieces from designers such as Gerrit Rietveld, Alvar Aalto, Charles & Ray Eames or Ettore Sottsass, but also less well-known or anonymous designs, rarities, ...
Read more
Guided Tour

Vitra Design Museum

Cancelled until further notice: Highlights from the Collection (Guided tour in English)

04 December 2021 | 1.00 PM - 2.00 PM

The guided tour focusses on the highlights from the Vitra Design Museum collection, including rare and singular pieces from designers such as Gerrit Rietveld, Alvar Aalto, Charles & Ray Eames or Ettore Sottsass, but also less well-known or anonymous designs, rarities, ...
Read more
Guided Tour

Vitra Design Museum

Cancelled until further notice: Highlights from the Collection (Guided tour in English)

05 December 2021 | 1.00 PM - 2.00 PM

The guided tour focusses on the highlights from the Vitra Design Museum collection, including rare and singular pieces from designers such as Gerrit Rietveld, Alvar Aalto, Charles & Ray Eames or Ettore Sottsass, but also less well-known or anonymous designs, rarities, ...
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Exhibition

Vitra Design Museum

Gallery: Memphis: 40 Years of Kitsch and Elegance

06 February 2021 - 23 January 2022

The Memphis group was one of the most unusual phenomena to appear in the world of design in recent decades. It emerged in the winter of 1980/81, when a group of young designers eager to break away from the dogmas of functionalism and industrial design formed around the ...
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Guided Tour

Vitra Design Museum

Memphis. 40 Jahre Kitsch und Eleganz

03 November 2021 | 1.00 PM - 2.00 PM

Kurator und Direktor Mateo Kries gibt Einblicke in die Ausstellung «Memphis. 40 Jahre Kitsch und Eleganz» in der Vitra Design Museum Gallery. Wie entsteht eine Ausstellung? Wie kommen die Objekte ins Museum? Das und vieles mehr erfahren Sie in einem dialogischen Rundgang mit ...
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Ray Eames fotografiert das Tandem Seating im Eames Studio am 23.10.1962
Exhibition

Vitra Design Museum

Vitra Schaudepot: Spot On. Designerinnen in der Sammlung

19 June 2021 - 08 May 2022

Das Vitra Schaudepot bietet seit seiner Eröffnung 2016 eine Bühne für rund 400 Hauptwerke aus der Sammlung des Vitra Design Museums. Zum fünften Geburtstag erhält das Schaudepot nun ein neues Präsentationskonzept: Dabei schaffen jährliche Themenschwerpunkte ergänzend zur ...
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Ray Eames fotografiert das Tandem Seating im Eames Studio am 23.10.1962
Guided Tour

Vitra Design Museum

Spot On. Sammlungsführung | INSIDE (DE)

24 November 2021 | 1.00 PM - 2.00 PM

Die Sammlungsleiterin Susanne Graner gibt exklusive Einblicke in die neu konzipierte Präsentation der Sammlung des Vitra Design Museums. «Spot On» nimmt die in der Museumssammlung vertretenen Designerinnen in den Blick und bietet überraschende Neuentdeckungen. Erfahren Sie ...
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Exhibition

Vitra Design Museum

Here We Are! Women in Design 1900 - Today

23 September 2021 - 06 March 2022

Be it in furniture design, fashion design, industrial design, or interior design, women have contributed crucially to the development of modern design, both creatively and commercially. The exhibition «Here We Are! Women in Design 1900 – Today» explores the role of designers ...
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Event
Guided Tour

Vitra Design Museum

Architecture Tours (EN)

29 October 2021 | 1.00 PM - 3.00 PM

Guided tour of architectural icons by Zaha Hadid, Frank Gehry, Tadao Ando, Herzog & de Meuron and SANAA.

2 pm, Vitra Schaudepot

Information about opening hours, guided tours and other matters related to the progressive reopening of the Vitra Campus and Vitra ...
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Guided Tour

Vitra Design Museum

Architecture Tours (EN)

30 October 2021 | 1.00 PM - 3.00 PM

Guided tour of architectural icons by Zaha Hadid, Frank Gehry, Tadao Ando, Herzog & de Meuron and SANAA.

2 pm, Vitra Schaudepot

Information about opening hours, guided tours and other matters related to the progressive reopening of the Vitra Campus and Vitra ...
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Guided Tour

Vitra Design Museum

Architecture Tours (EN)

31 October 2021 | 1.00 PM - 3.00 PM

Guided tour of architectural icons by Zaha Hadid, Frank Gehry, Tadao Ando, Herzog & de Meuron and SANAA.

2 pm, Vitra Schaudepot

Information about opening hours, guided tours and other matters related to the progressive reopening of the Vitra Campus and Vitra ...
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Guided Tour

Vitra Design Museum

Architecture Tours (EN)

05 November 2021 | 1.00 PM - 3.00 PM

Guided tour of architectural icons by Zaha Hadid, Frank Gehry, Tadao Ando, Herzog & de Meuron and SANAA.

2 pm, Vitra Schaudepot

Information about opening hours, guided tours and other matters related to the progressive reopening of the Vitra Campus and Vitra ...
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Workshop

Vitra Design Museum

Weil Chair - Ein Stuhl für alle

06 November 2021 | 10.30 AM - 6.30 PM

Erschwingliches Design für alle – diese Idee ist so alt wie Design selbst und hat nichts an Aktualität verloren. Der Berliner Architekt Van Bo Le-Mentzel überträgt das Konzept ins digitale Zeitalter: Die Baupläne für seine «Hartz-IV Möbel» kann man im Internet herunterladen ...
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Guided Tour

Vitra Design Museum

Architecture Tours (EN)

06 November 2021 | 1.00 PM - 3.00 PM

Guided tour of architectural icons by Zaha Hadid, Frank Gehry, Tadao Ando, Herzog & de Meuron and SANAA.

2 pm, Vitra Schaudepot

Information about opening hours, guided tours and other matters related to the progressive reopening of the Vitra Campus and Vitra ...
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Guided Tour

Vitra Design Museum

Architecture Tours (EN)

07 November 2021 | 1.00 PM - 3.00 PM

Guided tour of architectural icons by Zaha Hadid, Frank Gehry, Tadao Ando, Herzog & de Meuron and SANAA.

2 pm, Vitra Schaudepot

Information about opening hours, guided tours and other matters related to the progressive reopening of the Vitra Campus and Vitra ...
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Guided Tour

Vitra Design Museum

Architecture Tours (EN)

12 November 2021 | 1.00 PM - 3.00 PM

Guided tour of architectural icons by Zaha Hadid, Frank Gehry, Tadao Ando, Herzog & de Meuron and SANAA.

2 pm, Vitra Schaudepot

Information about opening hours, guided tours and other matters related to the progressive reopening of the Vitra Campus and Vitra ...
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Workshop

Vitra Design Museum

Flechtskulpturen

13 November 2021 | 10.30 AM - 4.30 PM

Traditionelle Handwerkstechniken sind immer wieder Ausgangspunkt und Inspiration für modernes Design. Nach einer Einführung gestalten die TeilnehmerInnen dieses Workshops zusammen mit der Produktdesignerin Katharina Berger und der Korbflechterin Tuğçe Korkmaz aus farbigem ...
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Guided Tour

Vitra Design Museum

Architecture Tours (EN)

13 November 2021 | 1.00 PM - 3.00 PM

Guided tour of architectural icons by Zaha Hadid, Frank Gehry, Tadao Ando, Herzog & de Meuron and SANAA.

2 pm, Vitra Schaudepot

Information about opening hours, guided tours and other matters related to the progressive reopening of the Vitra Campus and Vitra ...
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Guided Tour

Vitra Design Museum

Architecture Tours (EN)

14 November 2021 | 1.00 PM - 3.00 PM

Guided tour of architectural icons by Zaha Hadid, Frank Gehry, Tadao Ando, Herzog & de Meuron and SANAA.

2 pm, Vitra Schaudepot

Information about opening hours, guided tours and other matters related to the progressive reopening of the Vitra Campus and Vitra ...
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Guided Tour

Vitra Design Museum

Wunderkammer: Robots and Space Toys (DE)

14 November 2021 | 2.00 PM - 3.00 PM

Die umfassende Erweiterung des beliebten «Roboter-Kabinetts» macht nun mehr als 1000 Spielzeugroboter, Weltraumspielzeuge, Comicfiguren, Volkskunstwerke und Werbeprodukte aus der Sammlung des ehemaligen Vitra Chairman Rolf Fehlbaum zugänglich. Entdecken Sie eine Welt, in der ...
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Digital Special

Vitra Design Museum

A New Attitude of Design | DIGITAL TALK (EN)

18 November 2021 | 6.00 PM

Design hat einen spürbaren Einfluss auf das Verhalten und die Einstellungen der Menschen. Anlässlich der aktuellen Ausstellung diskutieren wir die Arbeiten von Frauen im Design und ihre Rolle als Impulsgeber gesellschaftlichen Wandels. Alice Rawsthorn, Autorin des Buchs ...
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Guided Tour

Vitra Design Museum

Architecture Tours (EN)

19 November 2021 | 1.00 PM - 3.00 PM

Guided tour of architectural icons by Zaha Hadid, Frank Gehry, Tadao Ando, Herzog & de Meuron and SANAA.

2 pm, Vitra Schaudepot

Information about opening hours, guided tours and other matters related to the progressive reopening of the Vitra Campus and Vitra ...
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Guided Tour

Vitra Design Museum

Architecture Tours (EN)

20 November 2021 | 1.00 PM - 3.00 PM

Guided tour of architectural icons by Zaha Hadid, Frank Gehry, Tadao Ando, Herzog & de Meuron and SANAA.

2 pm, Vitra Schaudepot

Information about opening hours, guided tours and other matters related to the progressive reopening of the Vitra Campus and Vitra ...
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Guided Tour

Vitra Design Museum

Architecture Tours (EN)

21 November 2021 | 1.00 PM - 3.00 PM

Guided tour of architectural icons by Zaha Hadid, Frank Gehry, Tadao Ando, Herzog & de Meuron and SANAA.

2 pm, Vitra Schaudepot

Information about opening hours, guided tours and other matters related to the progressive reopening of the Vitra Campus and Vitra ...
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Guided Tour

Vitra Design Museum

Architecture Tours (EN)

26 November 2021 | 1.00 PM - 3.00 PM

Guided tour of architectural icons by Zaha Hadid, Frank Gehry, Tadao Ando, Herzog & de Meuron and SANAA.

2 pm, Vitra Schaudepot

Information about opening hours, guided tours and other matters related to the progressive reopening of the Vitra Campus and Vitra ...
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Workshop

Vitra Design Museum

ReDesign - Licht und Leuchten

27 November 2021 | 10.30 AM - 4.30 PM

Licht prägt unsere Umwelt und übt eine ungebrochene Faszination auf uns aus. Immer häufiger verwenden zeitgenössische Designer Alltagsgegenstände und Recyclingmaterialien für eindrucksvolle Lichtskulpturen und Leuchten. Nach einer Einführung in das Thema gestalten die ...
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Guided Tour

Vitra Design Museum

Architecture Tours (EN)

27 November 2021 | 1.00 PM - 3.00 PM

Guided tour of architectural icons by Zaha Hadid, Frank Gehry, Tadao Ando, Herzog & de Meuron and SANAA.

2 pm, Vitra Schaudepot

Information about opening hours, guided tours and other matters related to the progressive reopening of the Vitra Campus and Vitra ...
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Guided Tour

Vitra Design Museum

Architecture Tours (EN)

28 November 2021 | 1.00 PM - 3.00 PM

Guided tour of architectural icons by Zaha Hadid, Frank Gehry, Tadao Ando, Herzog & de Meuron and SANAA.

2 pm, Vitra Schaudepot

Information about opening hours, guided tours and other matters related to the progressive reopening of the Vitra Campus and Vitra ...
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Workshop Children

Vitra Design Museum

Fabelhafte Roboter

28 November 2021 | 2.00 PM

Roboter und andere Maschinenwesen inspirieren nicht nur KünstlerInnen und DesignerInnen! In diesem Familienworkshop entdecken wir Weltraumelefanten, musizierende Roboter und andere Phantasiewesen in der neu gestalteten «Wunderkammer». Im Anschluss erfinden und bauen wir ein ...
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Guided Tour

Vitra Design Museum

Architecture Tours (EN)

03 December 2021 | 1.00 PM - 3.00 PM

Guided tour of architectural icons by Zaha Hadid, Frank Gehry, Tadao Ando, Herzog & de Meuron and SANAA.

2 pm, Vitra Schaudepot

Information about opening hours, guided tours and other matters related to the progressive reopening of the Vitra Campus and Vitra ...
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Guided Tour

Vitra Design Museum

Architecture Tours (EN)

04 December 2021 | 1.00 PM - 3.00 PM

Guided tour of architectural icons by Zaha Hadid, Frank Gehry, Tadao Ando, Herzog & de Meuron and SANAA.

2 pm, Vitra Schaudepot

Information about opening hours, guided tours and other matters related to the progressive reopening of the Vitra Campus and Vitra ...
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Workshop

Vitra Design Museum

Print! Experimentieren mit Siebdruck

05 December 2021 | 10.30 AM - 4.30 PM

Siebdruckverfahren sind bis heute zentrales Gestaltungsmittel von Grafikern, Textildesignern und Innenarchitekten. Durch Vervielfältigung, Variation und Überlappungen entstehen auch aus einfachen Motiven komplexe und spannungsvolle Dekore. Die Teilnehmer lernen die ...
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Guided Tour

Vitra Design Museum

Architecture Tours (EN)

05 December 2021 | 1.00 PM - 3.00 PM

Guided tour of architectural icons by Zaha Hadid, Frank Gehry, Tadao Ando, Herzog & de Meuron and SANAA.

2 pm, Vitra Schaudepot

Information about opening hours, guided tours and other matters related to the progressive reopening of the Vitra Campus and Vitra ...
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