Opening times

Museum

Tu – Su 10:00 - 17:00

Mo closed

Special opening times

Mo, 8/1/2022 10:00 - 17:00, Swiss National Holiday

Mo, 8/15/2022 closed, Assumption Day

Tu, 11/1/2022 10:00 - 17:00, All Saints´ Day

Fr, 11/11/2022 10:00 - 17:00, Saint Martin

Th, 12/8/2022 10:00 - 17:00, Immaculate Conception

Sa, 12/24/2022 10:00 - 14:00, Christmas Eve

Su, 12/25/2022 closed, Christmas

Show all

Opening times

Museum

Tu – Su 10:00 - 17:00

Mo closed

Special opening times

Mo, 8/1/2022 10:00 - 17:00, Swiss National Holiday

Mo, 8/15/2022 closed, Assumption Day

Tu, 11/1/2022 10:00 - 17:00, All Saints´ Day

Fr, 11/11/2022 10:00 - 17:00, Saint Martin

Th, 12/8/2022 10:00 - 17:00, Immaculate Conception

Sa, 12/24/2022 10:00 - 14:00, Christmas Eve

Su, 12/25/2022 closed, Christmas

Show all

Current blog posts

Barbara Basting

6. July 2022

King, servant, coral diver

Africans have been present in Europe for centuries. If you keep your eyes peeled as you stroll around the art museums of Europe, you’ll encounter them depicted in a wide variety of roles.

Continue

Alexander Rechsteiner

4. July 2022

The first federal military training school

Twice a year, around 8,000 to 10,000 young men and women begin their course of instruction at Rekrutenschule (RS), the Swiss Army’s military training school. The “RS” run by the Swiss Armed Forces is nearly as old as the federal state itself. The first Rekrutenschule was conducted in Winterthur on 4 September 1849.

Continue

André Perler

1. July 2022

“Rüti” and “Schwand” indicate historical clear-felling of forests

The forests of Switzerland have been managed since time immemorial – and for centuries, they were also cleared on a large scale. The complex relationship between humans and the forest is immortalised in the names of towns and localities.

Continue
All blog posts

Stay up to date

Newsletter

Each month, we report on new exhibitions and our latest events.

Subscribe now

Magazine

Our magazine tells you about exhibitions and attractions on offer to the public, and provides an insight into the Museum’s multi-faceted work. 

Subscribe free of charge

What are you looking for?