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Swiss National Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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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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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Museumstrasse 2, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the museum with the family on a snowy/rain Sunday. The museum is housed in a very nice building just across the main train station so access could not be easier. Everything is very clean, organised and well displayed as expected (although some more english...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AgentAC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I think the Swiss National Museum has the potential to be an amazing museum. They have lots of interactive parts to their exhibits that really capture your attention and draw you in. My problem is that there is a general lack of focus around national...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank VeganCanadian
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to the Swiss national museum on christmas day as not much else was open. To the guided tour highlights of the museum. Loved every item that was included in this tour had a significant part of Swiss history to tell. Afterwards walked around...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank vivian69
Reviewed December 11, 2018

My wife and went to the museum because it was raining and we had admission included in our city pass. We were pleasantly surprised at how well this museum traces the history of Switzerland and its contributions to Europe and then the world. There are...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Tom H
Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

We were hoping for some kind of linear story - taking us through the centuries, in chronological order, explaining what happened, in what order, so that we could understand how Switzerland became what is today. Instead what we got was a load of random stuff...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 28, 2018

My boyfriend and I had about a 6 hour layover in between flights and decided to get out and explore as much as we could. We walked around Banhofstrasse - hit a cafe for some coffee and brioches and then went to the museum. Honestly...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 27, 2018

The museum is under construction and didn't really have any exhibits that told much about Swiss history. Their main exhibits where about a strike in 1918 and a 2nd exhibit about 1968 and the trends and issues of the times. We were hoping for information...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank irby1234
Reviewed November 24, 2018

One of the worst museum waste of time I have encountered. We were expecting a fantastic place and had alloted a large piece of time to view, kept looking for something of interest. Left and went outside to enjoy Zurich. I think 75% of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PortiaDaisy
Reviewed November 8, 2018

We found ourselves with several hours to kill when our flight out of Zurich was delayed, and noticed that this museum was right across the street from the main train station, where we would be leaving for the airport. What a lucky break for us!...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Steve H
Reviewed November 3, 2018

We visited this museum on our final day in Zurich, its easily located opposite Zurich HB. The layout was very well constructed and the museum pieces were displayed to a high standard. Some of our highlights were the interactive books, 3D telescope and interactive Swiss...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Prutha D
August 9, 2018|
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Hours: Monday Closed Tuesday 10AM–5PM Wednesday 10AM–5PM Thursday 10AM–7PM Friday 10AM–5PM Saturday 10AM–5PM Sunday 10AM–5PM
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Ettore A
November 25, 2016|
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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.
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DeniseMCH
November 21, 2016|
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Yes, admission to the National Museum is free with the ZurichCard. We look forward to your visit!
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