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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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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