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Schweizerisches Nationalmuseum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Swiss National Museum Entrance Ticket in Zurich
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Swiss National Museum Entrance Ticket in Zurich
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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
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This completely renovated museum is not big but is a sensational introduction to Swiss History and culture. Up to date media is used to guide the visitor of all ages through the main details of the Swiss people and its country. Not to miss!

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The outside of the museum is nice looking next to the river. The inside is fairly big but only 20% of it has something to exhibit. It is 10 Franc to enter but not much interesting to see. That is the worst national museum I...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The swiss national museum is located in a very beautiful building and they have built a new one behind it. Inside you have two different museums: one is free and the other is not. It is on work now and it doesn't have a lot...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Caerolinaki
Reviewed 10 February 2019

Content wise I was able to understand the history and spirit of Zurich or even Switzerland. Calvin, Red Cross, voting rights to women in 1971. But from the form perspective, they could do more and better. Maybe it is this protestant spirit or as I...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank piviero
Reviewed 31 January 2019

Swiss National Museum first which is just a few hundred meters from the bus station. Entrance was 8 Swiss francs and the museum hold objects from the prehistoric times up to the renaissance including an exhibition on modern day immigrants at the end. Particularly nice...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 29 January 2019

The Museum is promising, but they are restoring some part of the museum and now they only have a small part from the 1918 public protests, the hippy/pease revolution of the 60 dees and geology of Switzerland. I would recommend waiting for the finish of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 19 January 2019

Swiss National Museum is displayed the beautiful garden and chateau. Visiting Zurich without seeing it is absolutely worthless. Had a great informative day.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jercampos
Reviewed 6 January 2019

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
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Reviewed 27 December 2018 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
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Reviewed 25 December 2018 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
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Prutha D
9 August 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
26 November 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
22 November 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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