Opening times

Museum and cafeteria

Tu – Su closed

Mo closed

Special opening times

Fr 4/10/2020 closed Good Friday

Su 4/12/2020 closed Easter

Mo 4/13/2020 closed 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 closed

Mo closed

Special opening times

Fr 4/10/2020 closed Good Friday

Su 4/12/2020 closed Easter

Mo 4/13/2020 closed 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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Technology & traditions collection

Technology & traditions

The collection includes a wide range of objects from everyday life and items for crafts and trades. Workshop equipment is an important feature. Modern technologies are present in the collection in the form of objects such as computers, electrical devices and means of communication.

M.A. Bernard A. Schüle

Deputy Head of the Collection Centre, Head of Object Centre and Registrar, Curator, Ethnography and Technology

Collection Centre Object Centre +41 44 762 13 40 bernard.schuele@nationalmuseum.ch

Measuring instruments

The collection includes globes, surveying instruments (16th-20th century) and automated devices. Some of the objects, such as the famous 16th-century terrestrial and celestial globe from St Gallen, are part of Zurich Central Library’s permanent loan collection.

M.A. Bernard A. Schüle

Deputy Head of the Collection Centre, Head of Object Centre and Registrar, Curator, Ethnography and Technology

Collection Centre Object Centre +41 44 762 13 40 bernard.schuele@nationalmuseum.ch

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