Opening hours

Regular opening hours

Tues, Fri–Sun 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Wed, Thurs 10 a.m.–8 p.m.
Mon closed

Special opening hours

Thurs 21 May 2020 10 a.m.–6 p.m. (Ascension Day)
Mon 1 June 2020 10 a.m.–6 p.m. (Whitsun)
Thurs 24 December 2020 10 a.m.–6 p.m. (Christmas)
Fri 25 December 2020 closed (Christmas Day)
Thurs 31 December 2020 10 a.m.–6 p.m. (Saint Sylvester)

Opening hours

Regular opening hours

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

Special opening hours

Wed 20 May 1 p.m.–4 p.m.
Mon 14 September 2020 closed
Thurs 24 December 2020 closed
Thurs 31 December 2020 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

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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

  • Please wear a mouth and nose protector during your visit (official regulations).
  • Please pay attention to the safe-distance markings when queueing at the following locations in the museum: cash desk, shop, audioguide counter, café and library.
  • Please ensure that you maintain an appropriate distance in all other areas of the museum and avoid crowding, especially in the lavatories, lifts and cloakrooms.
  • Please pay using a card wherever possible.
  • Audioguides and group guide systems are disinfected before and after use, as has always been the case.
  • Thank you for complying with the hygiene recommendations that have been generally publicized. Sanitizer is available at the entrance and at the access to the cloakrooms.


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).


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.

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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.

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