Opening times

Museum, boutique and bistro

Tu – We 10:00 – 17:00

Th 10:00 – 19:00

Fr – Su 10:00 – 17:00

Mo closed

Library

Tu – Fr 10:00 – 17:00

Th 10:00 – 19:00

Sa – Mo closed

Special opening times

Su 12/22/2019 10:00 – 17:00 Fourth Advent

Tu 12/24/2019 10:00 – 14:00 Christmas Eve

We 12/25/2019 10:00 – 17:00 Christmas

Th 12/26/2019 10:00 – 17:00 St. Stephen´s Day

Tu 12/31/2019 10:00 – 17:00 New Year´s Eve

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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

Mo closed

Library

Tu – Fr 10:00 – 17:00

Th 10:00 – 19:00

Sa – Mo closed

Special opening times

Su 12/22/2019 10:00 – 17:00 Fourth Advent

Tu 12/24/2019 10:00 – 14:00 Christmas Eve

We 12/25/2019 10:00 – 17:00 Christmas

Th 12/26/2019 10:00 – 17:00 St. Stephen´s Day

Tu 12/31/2019 10:00 – 17:00 New Year´s Eve

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Collection Ceramics & glass

Ceramic vessels and figurines

The collection includes medieval ceramic vessels as well as objects made and used in Switzerland between the 18th century and the present, such as vessels, crockery, figures, sculptures and reliefs. There is a focus on figures manufactured by the Zurich Porcelain Factory. 

PhD Christian Hörack

Curator, Precious Metals, Ceramics

National Museum Zurich Collections & Documentation +41 44 218 66 64 christian.hoerack@nationalmuseum.ch

Glass

The Glass collection comprises mainly glass containers, drinking glasses, bottles and tableware, and some unique glass objects, dating from the Late Middle Ages to the present day. A major focus of collecting activities is the expansion of the collection to include more glassware from the 20th and 21st centuries.

PhD Christine Keller Lüthi

Curator, Hallwil Collection, Manuscripts, Glass, Mediaeval Ceramics, Murals, Editor of ZAK

National Museum Zurich Collections & Documentation +41 44 218 65 46 christine.keller@nationalmuseum.ch

Stove ceramics

Reference collection for stove ceramics produced in Switzerland. Of particular interest are the stoves that are preserved in their entirety. Highlights are the medieval Swiss stove ceramics, the Winterthur stove ceramics dating from the 16th/17th century, and the 18th-century Zurich stove ceramics.

PhD Christine Keller Lüthi

Curator, Hallwil Collection, Manuscripts, Glass, Mediaeval Ceramics, Murals, Editor of ZAK

National Museum Zurich Collections & Documentation +41 44 218 65 46 christine.keller@nationalmuseum.ch

PhD Christian Hörack

Curator, Precious Metals, Ceramics

National Museum Zurich Collections & Documentation +41 44 218 66 64 christian.hoerack@nationalmuseum.ch

Architectural ceramics

Unique collection of bricks decorated with reliefs, from the brickworks of the St Urban Cistercian monastery and other monasteries. Reference collection for medieval Europe.

PhD Christine Keller Lüthi

Curator, Hallwil Collection, Manuscripts, Glass, Mediaeval Ceramics, Murals, Editor of ZAK

National Museum Zurich Collections & Documentation +41 44 218 65 46 christine.keller@nationalmuseum.ch

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