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Today

10:00 - 19:00

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

Special opening times

  • International Museum Day 26.05.2024 10:00 - 17:00

  • 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

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Today

10:00 - 19:00

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

Special opening times

  • International Museum Day 26.05.2024 10:00 - 17:00

  • 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

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Media 

General press material

Here you will find images relating to the National Museum Zurich and its permanent exhibitions. Please note that the images may only be used in the context of media reporting and with copyright details quoted. Please send us a sample copy.

An ensemble of old and new: the Swiss National Museum in Zurich

© Swiss National Museum

The National Museum Zurich from the air.

© Swiss National Museum

The National Museum from the air.

© Swiss National Museum

The new extension overlooking the Platzspitz Park

© Swiss National Museum

Interior of the new extension

© Swiss National Museum

Original Baroque hall of the permanent exhibition ‘The collection’.

© Swiss National Museum

A view of the permanent exhibition "History of Switzerland"

© Swiss National Museum

A view of the permanent exhibition "Archaeology in Switzerland"

Swiss National Museum

A view of the permanent exhibition "Collection in the West Wing"

© Swiss National Museum

A view of the family exhibition "A Magic Carpet ride through history"

© Swiss National Museum

A view of the "Ideas of Switzerland" installation

© Swiss National Museum

The shop at the National Museum Zurich stocks 2000 items, most of them made in Switzerland.

© Swiss National Museum

You can find videos of current exhibitions on our YouTube channel.

The museum logo and visuals of the exhibitions are available on request.

Swiss National Museum press contact

+41 44 218 66 63 medien@nationalmuseum.ch