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Swiss National Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 - 19:00
Open today: 10:00 - 19:00
Swiss National Museum Entrance Ticket in Zurich
from US$10.10*
Swiss National Museum Entrance Ticket in Zurich
from US$10.10*
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The National Museum enjoys a central position just a minute’s walk from the main railway station in Zurich. The museum is one of the attractions of this city on the River Limmat. Gustav Gull’s listed building from the 19th century has been extended...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Museumstrasse 2, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 218 65 64
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a couple of hours at the national museum. Due to construction, some parts of the building were not open and the displays were a little bit disjointed. Altogether the museum was good and worth the time. All of the displays offered English text...More

Thank BruceMN
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Admission to this museum is free with a Zürich Card. Located directly across the street from the Zürich Hauptbahnhof. A great place to visit, especially if the weather outside is not cooperative. Houses some very ancient artifacts as well as recent history items. A great...More

Thank OregonOpus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to spend an afternoon at the Swiss National Museum and this was an afternoon well spent. We particularly liked the temporary food exhibition and the permanent Swiss history and Archeological sections, which provide great insight. I would recommended the former of the two...More

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take yourself or go with friends or family to visit this great museum. Learn about swiss tradition firts hand.

Thank eurohandsofsteel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of good insights into Swiss history, geography and its political system. I learnt things that put the everyday experiences of a tourist in Switzerland into a new light. All in a very nice space with good technology enhancements. Shed a bit of light also...More

1  Thank simongreaves
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Please do visit this place if you are a tourist in Zurich this place will give you a deep insight about the history of Switzerland

Thank sharjeelcool
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Interesting, but a huge part of museum is closed for construction. Architecture is great. In the financial part, there's several references to how America undermined their great banking secrecy (that allows dictators and crooks to hide their ill gotten gains)

Thank astraAustin_TX
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Interesting place, would recommend to anyone. Cool things to see , so if you ride by, go take a look, totally worth your time

Thank Mario T
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Amazing to read about women getting the vote in the 1970s. The signs were in English. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank TheGoBird
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Museum was nice to visit. Had some Interesting facts on Zurich. Would definitely recommend. Staff are really friendly too

1  Thank Beautiful_day771
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Prutha D
9 August 2018|
Response from StockholmKindaGuy | Reviewed this property |
Hours: Monday Closed Tuesday 10AM–5PM Wednesday 10AM–5PM Thursday 10AM–7PM Friday 10AM–5PM Saturday 10AM–5PM Sunday 10AM–5PM
Ettore A
25 November 2016|
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Response from JDPK | Reviewed this property |
I know that I am late to answer, but I would like to add that if the lockers at the museum are not large enough to hold your bag - the train/bus station is just across the street. They have lockers for bags as well.
21 November 2016|
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Response from LandesmuseumZurich | Property representative |
Yes, admission to the National Museum is free with the ZurichCard. We look forward to your visit!
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