Opening times

Museum and cafeteria

Tu – Su 10:00 – 17:00

Mo closed

Tu – Su 10:00 – 17:00

Mo closed

Special opening times

Th 2/20/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Carnival Thursday

Mo 2/24/2020 closed Carnival Monday

Tu 2/25/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Shrove Tuesday

We 2/26/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Ash Wednesday

Th 3/19/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Saint Joseph

Fr 4/10/2020 closed Good Friday

Su 4/12/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Easter

Mo 4/13/2020 10:00 – 17:00 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 10:00 – 17:00

Mo closed

Tu – Su 10:00 – 17:00

Mo closed

Special opening times

Th 2/20/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Carnival Thursday

Mo 2/24/2020 closed Carnival Monday

Tu 2/25/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Shrove Tuesday

We 2/26/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Ash Wednesday

Th 3/19/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Saint Joseph

Fr 4/10/2020 closed Good Friday

Su 4/12/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Easter

Mo 4/13/2020 10:00 – 17:00 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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Witnesses to history collection

The ‘Witnesses to history’ collection charts the social, political, economic and cultural events that have shaped Switzerland from 1945 to the present day, arranged in thematic groups and based around selected criteria (individual objects) and the contexts of lived experience (ensembles). 

The topics covered are: politics (events, social movements), economy (products and technologies), culture, entertainment, media, sports, advertising, mobility, consumerism (the private household, trend products), and public and private space (amenities such as the office)

lic. phil. Pascale Meyer

Head of Cultural History 2, Curator, 20th & 21st Century

National Museum Zurich Collections & Documentation +41 44 218 66 68 pascale.meyer@nationalmuseum.ch

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