Opening times

Museum, boutique and bistro

Tu – We 10:00 - 17:00

Th 10:00 - 19:00

Fr – Su 10:00 - 17:00

Library

Tu – We, Fr 10:00 - 18:00

Th 10:00 - 19:00

Sa – Mo closed

Special opening times

Fr, 4/15/2022 10:00 - 17:00, Good Friday

Su, 4/17/2022 10:00 - 17:00, Easter

Mo, 4/18/2022 10:00 - 17:00, Easter Monday

Mo, 4/25/2022 closed, Sechseläuten

Su, 5/1/2022 10:00 - 17:00, Labour Day

Su, 5/15/2022 10:00 - 17:00, International Museum Day

Th, 5/26/2022 10:00 - 17:00, Ascension Day

Su, 6/5/2022 10:00 - 17:00, Whitsun

Mo, 6/6/2022 10:00 - 17:00, Whit Monday

Mo, 8/1/2022 10:00 - 17:00, Swiss National Holiday

Sa, 9/3/2022 18:00 - 23:59, Late Night at Zurich’s Museums

Su, 9/4/2022 00:00 - 02:00, Late Night at Zurich’s Museums

Mo, 9/12/2022 closed, Knabenschiessen

Su, 10/30/2022 10:00 - 17:00, Family Day

Mo, 12/19/2022 closed, Whit Monday

Tu, 12/20/2022 10:00 - 17:00

We, 12/21/2022 10:00 - 17:00, Christmas Eve

Th, 12/22/2022 10:00 - 19:00, Christmas Eve

Fr, 12/23/2022 10:00 - 17:00, Christmas

Sa, 12/24/2022 10:00 - 14:00, Christmas Eve

Su, 12/25/2022 10:00 - 17:00, Christmas

Mo, 12/26/2022 10:00 - 17:00, St. Stephen´s Day

Tu, 12/27/2022 10:00 - 17:00

We, 12/28/2022 10:00 - 17:00

Th, 12/29/2022 10:00 - 19:00

Fr, 12/30/2022 10:00 - 17:00

Sa, 12/31/2022 10:00 - 17:00

Su, 1/1/2023 10:00 - 17:00, New Year´s Day

Mo, 1/2/2023 10:00 - 17:00, Saint Berchtold

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Opening times

Museum, boutique and bistro

Tu – We 10:00 - 17:00

Th 10:00 - 19:00

Fr – Su 10:00 - 17:00

Library

Tu – We, Fr 10:00 - 18:00

Th 10:00 - 19:00

Sa – Mo closed

Special opening times

Fr, 4/15/2022 10:00 - 17:00, Good Friday

Su, 4/17/2022 10:00 - 17:00, Easter

Mo, 4/18/2022 10:00 - 17:00, Easter Monday

Mo, 4/25/2022 closed, Sechseläuten

Su, 5/1/2022 10:00 - 17:00, Labour Day

Su, 5/15/2022 10:00 - 17:00, International Museum Day

Th, 5/26/2022 10:00 - 17:00, Ascension Day

Su, 6/5/2022 10:00 - 17:00, Whitsun

Mo, 6/6/2022 10:00 - 17:00, Whit Monday

Mo, 8/1/2022 10:00 - 17:00, Swiss National Holiday

Sa, 9/3/2022 18:00 - 23:59, Late Night at Zurich’s Museums

Su, 9/4/2022 00:00 - 02:00, Late Night at Zurich’s Museums

Mo, 9/12/2022 closed, Knabenschiessen

Su, 10/30/2022 10:00 - 17:00, Family Day

Mo, 12/19/2022 closed, Whit Monday

Tu, 12/20/2022 10:00 - 17:00

We, 12/21/2022 10:00 - 17:00, Christmas Eve

Th, 12/22/2022 10:00 - 19:00, Christmas Eve

Fr, 12/23/2022 10:00 - 17:00, Christmas

Sa, 12/24/2022 10:00 - 14:00, Christmas Eve

Su, 12/25/2022 10:00 - 17:00, Christmas

Mo, 12/26/2022 10:00 - 17:00, St. Stephen´s Day

Tu, 12/27/2022 10:00 - 17:00

We, 12/28/2022 10:00 - 17:00

Th, 12/29/2022 10:00 - 19:00

Fr, 12/30/2022 10:00 - 17:00

Sa, 12/31/2022 10:00 - 17:00

Su, 1/1/2023 10:00 - 17:00, New Year´s Day

Mo, 1/2/2023 10:00 - 17:00, Saint Berchtold

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  • Exhibition | 07.01. - 24.04.2022
    Leaving Switzerland
    Emigration Stories after 1848

We are delighted to be able to welcome you to the National Museum Zurich during our regular opening hours. At the moment, only vaccinated or recovered persons with a COVID certificate recognised in Switzerland may visit the exhibitions, the bistro and the library. Visits to the boutique as well as children and young people up to the age of 16 are exempt. For your safety, masks are compulsory throughout the museum for visitors aged 12 and over.

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Andrej Abplanalp

17. January 2022

Tra la la, the post is here…

Switzerland’s first international treaty was signed with Austria in July 1849. It was an agreement on the regulation of postal relations.

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Bernard Degen

14. January 2022

Food rationing in Switzerland

During World War II, you needed coupons to buy milk, coffee and sugar. A story from the non-digital world…

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Gabriel Heim

10. January 2022

A spy called Lucie

Rudolf Rössler was a mild-mannered journalist who ran a publishing firm in Lucerne. At the same time, he was supplying the Soviets with highly sensitive information straight from the Führer’s headquarters. The story of the master spy Lucie.

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