Paul Klee Center


The Paul Klee Center, a new architectural highlight, was created in 2005 as a landmark for the federal city and UNESCO World Heritage Site of Bern. The wave-like construction made of steel and glass, designed by the renowned Italian architect Renzo Piano, is worth a visit in itself.

The three curved hills and delicate lines of the building blend harmoniously with the surrounding landscape. Surrounded by fields and a spacious park, the center invites you to take a relaxing stroll.

Paul Klee Center in Bern

Paul Klee Center in Bern

Bern’s Architectural Gem: Explore the Paul Klee Center’s Unique Wave Design

At the Paul Klee Center, you can admire more than 4,000 of the almost 10,000 works by Paul Klee, including paintings, watercolors, drawings and biographical materials of the artist, who spent a large part of his life in Bern.

The museum building, designed by the multi-award-winning architect Renzo Piano, is an architectural masterpiece. It forms a green oasis from which three hills of steel and glass rise up. Here you will find exhibition rooms, a music and event hall, a children’s museum as well as plenary halls and seminar rooms.

Experience the world’s largest collection of works by Paul Klee, one of the most important artists of the 20th century, and be inspired by his fascinating artistic diversity.

Paul Klee - Harmony of the northern flora

Paul Klee – Harmony of the northern flora

Center for events and culture

The Zentrum Paul Klee in Bernes Midlands is not only home to the world’s most extensive collection of works by the artist Paul Klee, but also offers a wide range of activities for visitors. In addition to the impressive auditorium for music and theater performances, five other rooms are available for seminars and banquets, offering space for up to 300 people. Enjoy culinary delights in the gourmet restaurant, relax in the cafeteria or discover the exciting Creaviva children’s museum. A store rounds off the offer. The Paul Klee Center is only ten minutes away from the train station by public transport.

Video Center Paul Klee, Bern

The Zentrum Paul Klee is much more than a museum. The influential complex also serves as a research site focusing on the many facets of the artist Paul Klee, a performance venue and a cultural centre hosting a wide range of activities.

Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern

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