Opening times

Museum and cafeteria

Tu – Su 10:00 – 17:00

Mo closed

Tu – Su 10:00 – 17:00

Mo closed

Special opening times

Th 2/20/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Carnival Thursday

Mo 2/24/2020 closed Carnival Monday

Tu 2/25/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Shrove Tuesday

We 2/26/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Ash Wednesday

Th 3/19/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Saint Joseph

Fr 4/10/2020 closed Good Friday

Su 4/12/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Easter

Mo 4/13/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Easter Monday

Fr 5/1/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Labour Day

Su 5/10/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Mother´s Day

Th 5/21/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Ascension Day

Su 5/31/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Pentecoste

Mo 6/1/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Whit Monday

Th 6/11/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Corpus Christi

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

Sa 8/15/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Assumption Day

Su 11/1/2020 10:00 – 17:00 All Saints´ Day

We 11/11/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Saint Martin

Tu 12/8/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Immaculate Conception

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Opening times

Museum and cafeteria

Tu – Su 10:00 – 17:00

Mo closed

Tu – Su 10:00 – 17:00

Mo closed

Special opening times

Th 2/20/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Carnival Thursday

Mo 2/24/2020 closed Carnival Monday

Tu 2/25/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Shrove Tuesday

We 2/26/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Ash Wednesday

Th 3/19/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Saint Joseph

Fr 4/10/2020 closed Good Friday

Su 4/12/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Easter

Mo 4/13/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Easter Monday

Fr 5/1/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Labour Day

Su 5/10/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Mother´s Day

Th 5/21/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Ascension Day

Su 5/31/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Pentecoste

Mo 6/1/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Whit Monday

Th 6/11/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Corpus Christi

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

Sa 8/15/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Assumption Day

Su 11/1/2020 10:00 – 17:00 All Saints´ Day

We 11/11/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Saint Martin

Tu 12/8/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Immaculate Conception

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