Opening times

Museum

Tu – Su 10:00 - 17:00

Mo closed

Special opening times

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

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

Mo 11/1/2021 closed All Saints´ Day

Th 11/11/2021 10:00 - 17:00 Saint Martin

We 12/8/2021 10:00 - 17:00 Immaculate Conception

Fr 12/24/2021 10:00 - 14:00 Christmas Eve

Sa 12/25/2021 closed Christmas

Su 12/26/2021 10:00 - 17:00 St. Stephen´s Day

Fr 12/31/2021 10:00 - 14:00 New Year´s Eve

Sa 1/1/2022 closed New Year´s Day

Su 1/2/2022 10:00 - 17:00 Berchtoldstag

Th 1/6/2022 10:00 - 17:00 Epiphany

Th 2/24/2022 10:00 - 17:00 Carnival Thursday

Mo 2/28/2022 closed Carnival Monday

Tu 3/1/2022 10:00 - 17:00 Shrove Tuesday

Sa 3/19/2022 10:00 - 17:00 Saint Joseph

Fr 4/15/2022 closed Good Friday

Su 4/17/2022 10:00 - 17:00 Easter

Mo 4/18/2022 10:00 - 17:00 Easter Monday

Su 5/1/2022 10:00 - 17:00 Labour Day

Su 5/8/2022 10:00 - 17:00 Mother´s Day

Th 5/26/2022 10:00 - 17:00 Ascension Day

Su 6/5/2022 10:00 - 17:00 Whitsun

Mo 6/6/2022 10:00 - 17:00 Whit Monday

Th 6/16/2022 10:00 - 17:00 Corpus Christi

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Opening times

Museum

Tu – Su 10:00 - 17:00

Mo closed

Special opening times

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

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

Mo 11/1/2021 closed All Saints´ Day

Th 11/11/2021 10:00 - 17:00 Saint Martin

We 12/8/2021 10:00 - 17:00 Immaculate Conception

Fr 12/24/2021 10:00 - 14:00 Christmas Eve

Sa 12/25/2021 closed Christmas

Su 12/26/2021 10:00 - 17:00 St. Stephen´s Day

Fr 12/31/2021 10:00 - 14:00 New Year´s Eve

Sa 1/1/2022 closed New Year´s Day

Su 1/2/2022 10:00 - 17:00 Berchtoldstag

Th 1/6/2022 10:00 - 17:00 Epiphany

Th 2/24/2022 10:00 - 17:00 Carnival Thursday

Mo 2/28/2022 closed Carnival Monday

Tu 3/1/2022 10:00 - 17:00 Shrove Tuesday

Sa 3/19/2022 10:00 - 17:00 Saint Joseph

Fr 4/15/2022 closed Good Friday

Su 4/17/2022 10:00 - 17:00 Easter

Mo 4/18/2022 10:00 - 17:00 Easter Monday

Su 5/1/2022 10:00 - 17:00 Labour Day

Su 5/8/2022 10:00 - 17:00 Mother´s Day

Th 5/26/2022 10:00 - 17:00 Ascension Day

Su 6/5/2022 10:00 - 17:00 Whitsun

Mo 6/6/2022 10:00 - 17:00 Whit Monday

Th 6/16/2022 10:00 - 17:00 Corpus Christi

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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

Cultural History 3 +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

Cultural History 3 +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

Cultural History 3 +41 44 218 65 46 christine.keller@nationalmuseum.ch

PhD Christian Hörack

Curator, Precious Metals, Ceramics

Cultural History 3 +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

Cultural History 3 +41 44 218 65 46 christine.keller@nationalmuseum.ch

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