The Swiss National Museum is one of the most important cultural history art museums in Europe, it is situated in Zurich, Switzerland. The museum was opened in 1898 in an impressive purpose-built Historicist building designed by Gustav Gull, the stunning architecture has made it a recognisable symbol of the city. The museum holds a collection of art from the middle ages through to the modern era with plenty of Swiss art on display.
The museum is accessible via the public transport system. The closest train station is ‘Zurich HB’. The National Museum is located next to the main station and is signposted. If travelling by bus or tram the closest stops are ‘Bahnhofquai/HB’ accessible by lines 4, 11, 13, 14, 17, 46 or ‘Bahnhofplatz’ accessible by lines 3, 6, 10, 31. If travelling by car, car parking is available at ‘Hauptbahnhof’.
Opening Times and Admission
The museum is open six days of the week, Tuesday to Sunday 10am-5pm with a late closing time of 7 pm on Thursdays; Mondays are a day of closure. Admission to the museum is set a 10CHF for adults and 8CHF for students and seniors, children enter for free.