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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Collection Ceramics & glass

Ceramic vessels and figurines

The collection includes medieval ceramic vessels as well as objects made and used in Switzerland between the 18th century and the present, such as vessels, crockery, figures, sculptures and reliefs. There is a focus on figures manufactured by the Zurich Porcelain Factory. 

PhD Christian Hörack

Curator, Precious Metals, Ceramics

National Museum Zurich Collections & Documentation +41 44 218 66 64 christian.hoerack@nationalmuseum.ch

Glass

The Glass collection comprises mainly glass containers, drinking glasses, bottles and tableware, and some unique glass objects, dating from the Late Middle Ages to the present day. A major focus of collecting activities is the expansion of the collection to include more glassware from the 20th and 21st centuries.

PhD Christine Keller Lüthi

Curator, Hallwil Collection, Manuscripts, Glass, Mediaeval Ceramics, Murals, Editor of ZAK

National Museum Zurich Collections & Documentation +41 44 218 65 46 christine.keller@nationalmuseum.ch

Stove ceramics

Reference collection for stove ceramics produced in Switzerland. Of particular interest are the stoves that are preserved in their entirety. Highlights are the medieval Swiss stove ceramics, the Winterthur stove ceramics dating from the 16th/17th century, and the 18th-century Zurich stove ceramics.

PhD Christine Keller Lüthi

Curator, Hallwil Collection, Manuscripts, Glass, Mediaeval Ceramics, Murals, Editor of ZAK

National Museum Zurich Collections & Documentation +41 44 218 65 46 christine.keller@nationalmuseum.ch

PhD Christian Hörack

Curator, Precious Metals, Ceramics

National Museum Zurich Collections & Documentation +41 44 218 66 64 christian.hoerack@nationalmuseum.ch

Architectural ceramics

Unique collection of bricks decorated with reliefs, from the brickworks of the St Urban Cistercian monastery and other monasteries. Reference collection for medieval Europe.

PhD Christine Keller Lüthi

Curator, Hallwil Collection, Manuscripts, Glass, Mediaeval Ceramics, Murals, Editor of ZAK

National Museum Zurich Collections & Documentation +41 44 218 65 46 christine.keller@nationalmuseum.ch

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