Opening times

Museum and cafeteria

Tu – Su 10:00 – 17:00

Mo closed

Special opening times

We 12/23/2020 10:00 – 17:00

Th 12/24/2020 10:00 – 14:00 Christmas Eve

Fr 12/25/2020 closed Christmas

Sa 12/26/2020 10:00 – 17:00 St. Stephen´s Day

We 12/30/2020 10:00 – 17:00

Th 12/31/2020 10:00 – 14:00 New Year´s Eve

Fr 1/1/2021 closed New Year´s Day

Sa 1/2/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Saint Berchtold

We 1/6/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Epiphany

Th 2/11/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Carnival Thursday

Mo 2/15/2021 closed Carnival Monday

Tu 2/16/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Shrove Tuesday

We 2/17/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Ash Wednesday

Fr 3/19/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Saint Joseph

Fr 4/2/2021 closed Good Friday

Su 4/4/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Easter

Mo 4/5/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Easter Monday

Sa 5/1/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Labour Day

Su 5/9/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Mother´s Day

Th 5/13/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Ascension Day

Su 5/23/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Pentecoste

Mo 5/24/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Whit Monday

Th 6/3/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Corpus Christi

Su 8/1/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Swiss National Holiday

Su 8/15/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Assumption Day

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Opening times

Museum and cafeteria

Tu – Su 10:00 – 17:00

Mo closed

Special opening times

We 12/23/2020 10:00 – 17:00

Th 12/24/2020 10:00 – 14:00 Christmas Eve

Fr 12/25/2020 closed Christmas

Sa 12/26/2020 10:00 – 17:00 St. Stephen´s Day

We 12/30/2020 10:00 – 17:00

Th 12/31/2020 10:00 – 14:00 New Year´s Eve

Fr 1/1/2021 closed New Year´s Day

Sa 1/2/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Saint Berchtold

We 1/6/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Epiphany

Th 2/11/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Carnival Thursday

Mo 2/15/2021 closed Carnival Monday

Tu 2/16/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Shrove Tuesday

We 2/17/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Ash Wednesday

Fr 3/19/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Saint Joseph

Fr 4/2/2021 closed Good Friday

Su 4/4/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Easter

Mo 4/5/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Easter Monday

Sa 5/1/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Labour Day

Su 5/9/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Mother´s Day

Th 5/13/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Ascension Day

Su 5/23/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Pentecoste

Mo 5/24/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Whit Monday

Th 6/3/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Corpus Christi

Su 8/1/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Swiss National Holiday

Su 8/15/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Assumption Day

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