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Swiss National Museum

Museumstrasse 2, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 58 466 65 64
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Museumstrasse 2, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 58 466 65 64
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Swiss National Museum is conveniently located behind Hauptbahnhof (main station) in Zurich. It is one of the largest museums in the city, so go early to see as many exhibits as possible. There are a ton of exhibits and the immigration part is very...More

Thank Frank Z
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We rolled up at 11:30am on a Sunday and were delighted to be greeted by a charming fellow who told us entry was free today and he gave us entry tickets. He also advised us to pop our bag in the locker downstairs (1CHF returned...More

Thank davidgryguc
Reviewed 3 days ago

Housed in a former castle, this national museum is just behind the train station. It has free admission with the Swiss Pass. The permanent collection was interesting. The temporary Russian Revolution exhibition was well planned. Due to its size and restoration in progress, it requires...More

Thank ptyduke
Reviewed 6 days ago

A journey through swiss life and history very well organized. Russia from 1917 to 2017 was very interesting.

Thank AnaMaria7401
Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly the special exhibition about ‘Switzerland and The Russian Revolution’ was fantastic…well laid out with plenty of interesting supporting exhibits. Very glad we visited this part of the museum. However the same cannot be said for ‘The History of Switzerland’ section which sadly for many...More

Thank Gurusan2
Reviewed 1 week ago

When in Zurich we were planning to visit the Swiss National Museum, Which it turns out was perfect for the weather outside. I was pleasantly surprised at the extensive Special Exhibit on the Swiss connection with the 1917 Russian Revolution. Being Swiss and a history...More

Thank Fred W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice museum to spend an hour or so browsing and learning the history of Switzerland. The museum has a pretty cool layout with a few interactive displays. There's also a gift shop and cafe to purchase food/gifts.

Thank Jasmine0614
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A well organised and run museum. Visited the Story of Switzerland and the Russian Revolution both excellent exhibits.

Thank mjmuk1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spend several hours here and didn't really make a dent in all the exhibits. The museum features the history of Switzerland and many others (there was an amazing exhibit of fashion through the ages). The exhibits are interactive, thoughtfully put together and kid friendly...More

Thank Melody B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good way to spend a cold and rainy afternoon in Zurich. CHF10 entrance fee. CHF1 coin required for lockers to hold your jacket etc whilst you're in the museum. Current exhibition regarding the Russian revolution was average but the archaeology section was pretty good. Good...More

Thank Satnam33
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Ettore A
Hey, I'm planning to visit the Landesmuseum on the last day of my stay in Zurich and then directly take a bus from the Central Station, in which case I'd have to take my luggage with me. As I won't be backpacking, I'd probably be with a standard 30kg check-in bag. Would I be able to store it in the museum while I visit it?
25 November 2016|
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Response from JDPK | Reviewed this property |
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.
Is admission free with the Zurichcard?
22 November 2016|
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Response from LandesmuseumZurich | Property representative |
Yes, admission to the National Museum is free with the ZurichCard. We look forward to your visit!
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Are there free lockers that can fit a rolly bag carry on?
4 December 2015|
Response from 404miriama | Reviewed this property |
Hello, the museum does have free lockers for your rolly bag. Best regards Miriam
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