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Opening times

Museum

  • openinghours.days.long.tuesday Open till openinghours.days.long.sunday openinghours.openfromto.long

  • openinghours.days.long.monday closed

Special opening times

  • Saint Joseph 19.03.2024 openinghours.openfromto.long

  • Good Friday 29.03.2024 closed

  • Easter 31.03.2024 openinghours.openfromto.long

  • Easter Monday 01.04.2024 openinghours.openfromto.long

  • Labour Day 01.05.2024 openinghours.openfromto.long

  • Ascension Day 09.05.2024 openinghours.openfromto.long

  • Mother´s Day 12.05.2024 openinghours.openfromto.long

  • Whitsun 19.05.2024 openinghours.openfromto.long

  • Whit Monday 20.05.2024 openinghours.openfromto.long

  • Corpus Christi 30.05.2024 openinghours.openfromto.long

  • Swiss National Holiday 01.08.2024 openinghours.openfromto.long

  • Assumption Day 15.08.2024 openinghours.openfromto.long

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Opening times

Museum

  • openinghours.days.long.tuesday Open till openinghours.days.long.sunday openinghours.openfromto.long

  • openinghours.days.long.monday closed

Special opening times

  • Saint Joseph 19.03.2024 openinghours.openfromto.long

  • Good Friday 29.03.2024 closed

  • Easter 31.03.2024 openinghours.openfromto.long

  • Easter Monday 01.04.2024 openinghours.openfromto.long

  • Labour Day 01.05.2024 openinghours.openfromto.long

  • Ascension Day 09.05.2024 openinghours.openfromto.long

  • Mother´s Day 12.05.2024 openinghours.openfromto.long

  • Whitsun 19.05.2024 openinghours.openfromto.long

  • Whit Monday 20.05.2024 openinghours.openfromto.long

  • Corpus Christi 30.05.2024 openinghours.openfromto.long

  • Swiss National Holiday 01.08.2024 openinghours.openfromto.long

  • Assumption Day 15.08.2024 openinghours.openfromto.long

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Painting & sculpture collection

Painting

The collection includes paintings with an emphasis on ecclesiastical and historical art, and works of portraiture. The stained glass on display here constitutes the world’s largest and most important collection.

accessibility.sr-only.person_card_info Dr. phil. Mylène Ruoss

Curator, Paintings, Stained Glass, Sculpture, Graphic Arts

Cultural History 1 +41 44 218 65 44 mylene.ruoss@nationalmuseum.ch

Sculpture

The museum boasts a superb collection of medieval woodcarvings and altarpieces. The collection is representative of the extant examples of medieval sculpture from the territory of contemporary Switzerland, and is thus of international significance.

accessibility.sr-only.person_card_info Dr. phil. Mylène Ruoss

Curator, Paintings, Stained Glass, Sculpture, Graphic Arts

Cultural History 1 +41 44 218 65 44 mylene.ruoss@nationalmuseum.ch

Wall paintings

The collection includes wall paintings and frescoes. Of particular interest are the Carolingian frescoes from Müstair, Romanesque frescoes from various types of buildings and wall paintings by Hans Erni. On display are the frescoes of Ferdinand Hodler in the National Museum Zurich’s hall of fame.

accessibility.sr-only.person_card_info 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