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Today

10:00 - 17:00

Opening times

Museum, boutique and bistro

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  • openinghours.days.long.friday Open till openinghours.days.long.sunday openinghours.openfromto.long

  • openinghours.days.long.monday closed

Library

  • openinghours.days.long.tuesday Open till openinghours.days.long.wednesday openinghours.and openinghours.days.long.friday openinghours.openfromto.long

  • openinghours.days.long.thursday openinghours.openfromto.long

  • openinghours.days.long.saturday Open till openinghours.days.long.monday closed

An Feiertagen geschlossen

Special opening times

  • Swiss National Holiday 01.08.2024 10:00 - 19:00

  • Long Night of the Museums 07.09.2024 10:00 - 17:00
    18:00 - 23:59

  • Long Night of the Museums 08.09.2024 0:00 - 2:00
    10:00 - 17:00

  • Knabenschiessen 09.09.2024 closed

  • Family Day 20.10.2024 10:00 - 17:00

  • Christmas Eve 24.12.2024 10:00 - 14:00

  • Christmas 25.12.2024 10:00 - 17:00

  • St. Stephen´s Day 26.12.2024 10:00 - 17:00

  • 27.12.2024 10:00 - 17:00

  • 28.12.2024 10:00 - 17:00

  • 29.12.2024 10:00 - 17:00

  • 30.12.2024 10:00 - 17:00

  • New Year´s Eve 31.12.2024 10:00 - 17:00

  • New Year´s Day 01.01.2025 10:00 - 17:00

  • Saint Berchtold 02.01.2025 10:00 - 19:00

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Today

10:00 - 17:00

Opening times

Museum, boutique and bistro

  • openinghours.days.long.tuesday Open till openinghours.days.long.wednesday openinghours.openfromto.long

  • openinghours.days.long.thursday openinghours.openfromto.long

  • openinghours.days.long.friday Open till openinghours.days.long.sunday openinghours.openfromto.long

  • openinghours.days.long.monday closed

Library

  • openinghours.days.long.tuesday Open till openinghours.days.long.wednesday openinghours.and openinghours.days.long.friday openinghours.openfromto.long

  • openinghours.days.long.thursday openinghours.openfromto.long

  • openinghours.days.long.saturday Open till openinghours.days.long.monday closed

An Feiertagen geschlossen

Special opening times

  • Swiss National Holiday 01.08.2024 10:00 - 19:00

  • Long Night of the Museums 07.09.2024 10:00 - 17:00
    18:00 - 23:59

  • Long Night of the Museums 08.09.2024 0:00 - 2:00
    10:00 - 17:00

  • Knabenschiessen 09.09.2024 closed

  • Family Day 20.10.2024 10:00 - 17:00

  • Christmas Eve 24.12.2024 10:00 - 14:00

  • Christmas 25.12.2024 10:00 - 17:00

  • St. Stephen´s Day 26.12.2024 10:00 - 17:00

  • 27.12.2024 10:00 - 17:00

  • 28.12.2024 10:00 - 17:00

  • 29.12.2024 10:00 - 17:00

  • 30.12.2024 10:00 - 17:00

  • New Year´s Eve 31.12.2024 10:00 - 17:00

  • New Year´s Day 01.01.2025 10:00 - 17:00

  • Saint Berchtold 02.01.2025 10:00 - 19:00

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Services for people with visual impairments

Symbol for people with a visual impairment

The National Museum Zurich offers public and private tours on various themes for people who are visually impaired and their companions. Guide dogs are, of course, welcome.

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+41 44 218 66 00 reservationen@nationalmuseum.ch

A tactile journey into the past – guided tours

Original 1667 gallery with paintings, from the ‘Haus zum Langen Stadelhof’ in Zurich.  | © Swiss National Museum

Historical rooms – rooms for history

A tactile journey into the past

This tour explores the historical rooms in the National Museum Zurich. Which rooms did wealthy citizens live in 400 years ago? And what clothes did they wear? A unique journey into the past for people with a visual impairment. The rooms are described in detail and can be experienced through touch together with an expert.

The tour can be booked privately in a time slot to suit the visitor.

Eine Person beim Ertasten eines Objektes aus der Archäologie während einer Führung für Sehbehinderte.

Archaeology – on the trail of old ways of life

A tactile journey into the past

A tactile journey into the past

Many treasures from the past can be found in the National Museum Zurich. They tell us about everyday life thousands of years ago. What objects did people make in the Stone Age? What materials did they work with, and what does a 4000-year-old hammer feel like? People with a visual impairment are invited to experience history up close together with an expert. Objects that can be touched make distant times easier to comprehend.

The tour can be booked privately in a time slot to suit the visitor.

Eine Person beim Ertasten des Gotthardmassivs während einer Führung für Sehbehinderte.

Gotthard – a place with history

A tactile journey into the past

The Gotthard is much more than the tunnel with Easter traffic jams. It is also an imposing mountain range and has been an important route south for centuries. How did people cross the Gotthard in times gone by? What does granite from the Gotthard Massif feel like? People with a visual impairment are invited to discover one of the most famous regions of Switzerland together with an expert.

The tour can be booked privately in a time slot to suit the visitor.

Booking

  • Admission for participants CHF 8, free guided tour, free admission for companions
  • Limited number of participants
  • Further information and bookings by phone on +41 44 218 66 00, available Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.