Opening hours

Regular opening hours

Tue, Fri – Sun 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Wed – Thu 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Mon closed

Shop Chipperfield

Tue, Fri – Sun 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Wed – Thu 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Special opening hours

24 / 26 December 2021 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
25 December 2021 closed
31 December 2021 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
1 / 2 January 2022 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

Opening hours

Regular opening hours

Mon–Fri 1 p.m–6 p.m.
Closed on public holidays

Special opening hours

26 July until 8. August closed
13 September 2021 closed
24 December 2021 closed
31 December 2021 closed

Regular opening hours

Study room of the Collection of Prints and Drawings

Mon–Fri 7 a.m.–midday and 2 p.m.–5 p.m.

By appointment only

Make an appointment

Getting here

Location and address

The Kunsthaus is in the heart of Zurich’s old town close to the main railway station and the lake.

Kunsthaus Zürich
Heimplatz 1
8001 Zurich

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Public transport

Tram 3 / 5 / 9 and bus 31 to the ‘Kunsthaus’ stop

ZVV timetable information

Note: Zürich Card holders can travel free to the Kunsthaus on all forms of public transportation.

Parking for cars

The nearest parking area:

Hohe Promenade
Rämistrasse 22A
8001 Zurich

Parking for coaches

The nearest parking area for buses/coaches is located at Stadthausquai 3, roughly 10 minutes’ walk from the Kunsthaus.

Full list of coach parks in Zurich

Useful information about your visit

Hygiene & safety

By official order, the Kunsthaus is subject to compulsory certification for all persons aged 16 and over. Thank you for presenting the appropriate certificate at the entrance. Your safety and that of our staff is important to us.

Please also note the following:

  • We still recommend wearing mouth and nose protection where sufficient distance is not possible.
  • Please pay cashless if possible.


Please use the individual lockers located in the basement. A staffed cloakroom is opened up temporarily (for example when the Kunsthaus is very busy) opposite the shop. Our cash desk staff and attendants will be happy to assist you.


Prams/strollers are normally admitted in the collection and exhibition galleries. Please note that food and beverages are not permitted in these areas. For safety reasons, we reserve the right to restrict access to the collection and exhibition galleries, for example when the Kunsthaus is very busy. Storage areas are available. Museum buggies can be borrowed free of charge. Please contact a member of staff for assistance.

Food and beverages

Food and beverages may not be taken into the collection and exhibition galleries but are permitted in the café in the entrance area (also applies to baby food and milk bottles).

Free WiFi

Free WiFi access is available to all our visitors. Simply connect your mobile device to ‘WLAN Kunsthaus Zürich’. No password is required.


Photography for private purposes is permitted in the permanent collection and temporary exhibition galleries. The use of flash, tripods and selfie sticks is prohibited. Areas where photography is not permitted are designated accordingly.


We look forward to welcoming you to the Kunsthaus. For organizational reasons, prior registration is required. Please notify us of your preferred date and time 14 days in advance., +41 44 253 84 84

House rules

For further information, see our general house rules (PDF).


Interactive visitor guide

We are currently developing an interactive online visitor guide and are already providing you with the test version for mobile devices in German. The final version in German and English, also for desktop, will be launched on 9 October.

Have fun testing it!


Museum plan

In the collection, what’s the best way to get from A to B? And how do I find the current exhibition?

Our floor plan contains an overview of every level of the museum – including temporary exhibitions and exhibitions in the collection.

Download PDF


Barrier-free access – a museum for everyone

The museum offers step-free access. All levels of the exhibition and collection galleries can be reached via a wheelchair-accessible lift. We are working constantly to remove barriers and further optimize our service.

Learn more