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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Offers for schools ”Collection in the West Wing”

Animals and mythical creatures – Cawing, roaring, hissing

Kindergarten | Elementary school | Middle school

To fly like a bird, fight like a lion, or climb like a monkey – throughout its history, humanity has been intrigued by the special abilities of animals. But why are some animals considered sly or evil? And why did people believe in dragons in former times? Selected exhibits allow students to explore the close relationships between humans and animals.

Tour: 1 hour

Guided tours are free of charge for school classes from Switzerland.

Guided tours in English can be arranged, even outside opening hours. Guided tours are free of charge for school classes from Switzerland.

Booking:  

at least 2 weeks in advance

Duration:

 

1 hour guided tours, other services by prior arrangement

Group size:

 

max. 25 people

Cost:
 

 

Guided tours for school classes from Switzerland are free of charge.

Reservations desk

+41 44 218 66 00 reservationen@nationalmuseum.ch

Fashion – Bodices, buttons, and breeches

Intermediate level | secondary levels I and II

Clothing is an expression of personality or social status. Additionally, it is always a reflection of the times. How have fashions changed in the course of the centuries? What can the clothing of bygone days tell us? The tour allows students to discover the history of fashion and the way clothing has changed over the centuries.

Tour: 1 hour

Guided tours are free of charge for school classes from Switzerland.

Guided tours in English can be arranged, even outside opening hours. Guided tours are free of charge for school classes from Switzerland.

Booking:  

at least 2 weeks in advance

Duration:

 

1 hour guided tours, other services by prior arrangement

Group size:

 

max. 25 people

Cost:
 

 

Guided tours for school classes from Switzerland are free of charge.

Reservations desk

+41 44 218 66 00 reservationen@nationalmuseum.ch

The Protestant Reformation and its consequences

Secondary levels I and II

The Reformation changed the course of European history. What began as criticism of the Roman Catholic Church developed into a significant movement for religious reform. What caused the schism in which the Reformed Church split off from the Catholic Church? How did the Reformation influence society and politics? The tour sheds light on the far-reaching changes brought about by the Reformation.

Tour: 1 hour
Guided tours are free of charge for school classes from Switzerland.

Guided tours in English can be arranged, even outside opening hours. Guided tours are free of charge for school classes from Switzerland.

Booking:  

at least 2 weeks in advance

Duration:

 

1 hour guided tours, other services by prior arrangement

Group size:

 

max. 25 people

Cost:
 

 

Guided tours for school classes from Switzerland are free of charge.

Reservations desk

+41 44 218 66 00 reservationen@nationalmuseum.ch

The collection in the west wing – Spaces for history

Secondary levels II

On this tour , important objects from the collection engage in dialogue with the freshly renovated historical rooms, enabling history to be experienced at first hand. What did the apartments of the last abbess of Fraumünster abbey look like? How were the front rooms known as Stuben furnished in days gone by? The dense array of historical objects allows students to immerse themselves in the past.

Tour | 1 hour
Guided tours are free of charge for school classes from Switzerland.

Guided tours in English can be arranged, even outside opening hours. Guided tours are free of charge for school classes from Switzerland.

Booking:  

at least 2 weeks in advance

Duration:

 

1 hour guided tours, other services by prior arrangement

Group size:

 

max. 25 people

Cost:
 

 

Guided tours for school classes from Switzerland are free of charge.

Reservations desk

+41 44 218 66 00 reservationen@nationalmuseum.ch

Schulunterlagen

Die Unterlagen für Schulen mit Aufgabensets dienen der vertiefenden Beschäftigung mit den Ausstellungsthemen.

Self-led visits

Self-led visits by appointment only. Prior visits are free of charge for teachers from Switzerland.

Führungen: kostenlos und auch ausserhalb der Öffnungszeiten möglich.

Anmeldung:  

mindestens 2 Wochen im Voraus

Sprachen:

 

Deutsch, Französisch, Italienisch und Englisch.

Unser Newsletter für Schulen informiert Sie regelmässig über aktuelle Angebote.

Newsletter-Anmeldung

Reservations desk

+41 44 218 66 00 reservationen@nationalmuseum.ch

Einführung für Lehrpersonen

Führung durch die Ausstellung mit Inputs zur Arbeit mit Schulklassen finden regelmässig statt.

Führungen: kostenlos und auch ausserhalb der Öffnungszeiten möglich.

Anmeldung:  

mindestens 2 Wochen im Voraus

Sprachen:

 

Deutsch, Französisch, Italienisch und Englisch.

Unser Newsletter für Schulen informiert Sie regelmässig über aktuelle Angebote.

Newsletter-Anmeldung

Reservations desk

+41 44 218 66 00 reservationen@nationalmuseum.ch

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