Museum HR Giger
photo by Falk Lademann


Hans Rudolf Giger is famous for his design work on the film Alien and this museum encompasses his paintings, sculptures and film designs, dating from the early 1960's.

He became internationally known after his work on Ridley Scott's film, "Alien", for which he received the Academy Award for "Best Achievement for Visual Effects", in 1980.

Opening Hours

April - October: Opened every day from 10 am - 6 pm

November - March: Tue - Fri 13 - 17 h Sat / Sun 10 am - 6 pm Mondays closed

Contact & location

Château St. Germain 1663, Gruyères, Switzerland

+41 26 9212200

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