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

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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

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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.

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.

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, the frescoes of Ferdinand Hodler in the National Museum Zurich’s hall of fame, and wall paintings by Hans Erni. There is an important collection of Romanesque frescoes from various types of buildings.

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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