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 – We, Fr 10:00 – 18:00

Th 10:00 – 19:00

Sa – Mo closed

Special opening times

Sa 8/1/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Swiss National Holiday

Mo 9/14/2020 closed Knabenschiessen

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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 – We, Fr 10:00 – 18:00

Th 10:00 – 19:00

Sa – Mo closed

Special opening times

Sa 8/1/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Swiss National Holiday

Mo 9/14/2020 closed Knabenschiessen

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Photography and filming at the National Museum Zurich

Photography and filming on the grounds of the National Museum Zurich require a permit and will incur a charge if

  • photographs or recordings are used for commercial purposes,
  • bulky tools are used,
  • drones are used,
  • relatively large groups are taking photographs or filming,
  • barriers are necessary,
  • visitors to the museums, gardens or courtyards are affected or
  • property rights, especially copyright, have to be taken into consideration.

The following provisions apply:

  • Filming and photography requests must be submitted at least 20 days in advance. There is no entitlement to the issue of a permit. Requests may be rejected without giving any reasons.
  • A permit may have conditions attached.
  • If a permit is issued, the Rules and Regulations for Filming & Photography on Museum Premises will apply.
  • A fee must be paid for the issue of a permit.

Special provisions apply to media reporting. Members of the media should contact the media office.

Anyone else should download the form below, complete it in full, then send it to vermietungen@nationalmuseum.ch.

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