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. – 6.15 p.m.
Wed – Thu 10 a.m. – 8.15 p.m.

Garden Chipperfield

Mo–So 6 a.m.–9.30 p.m.

Special opening hours
10 a.m.–6 p.m.

Ascension 18 May 2023
Whitsun 27 – 29 May 2023
1 August 2023
24 / 26 December 2023
31 December 2023
1 / 2 January 2024


25 December 2023

Opening hours

Regular opening hours

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

Special opening hours

24. July until 4. August summer holidays closed
12 September closed
26 December closed
2 January 2023 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 cars, coaches, bicycle

Public Parking

On Hirschengraben behind the
the Kunsthaus and
at the Obergericht Zurich


High Promenade
Rämistrasse 22A
8001 Zurich

Disabled parking

At the Chipperfield building at
Kantonsschulstrasse 4
you will find 2 Kunsthaus parking spaces

Coach parking

At Stadthausquai 3, approx.
10 minutes' walking distance from the Kunsthaus.

Full list of coach parks in Zurich

Bicycle parking

At the Chipperfield building on
Rämistrasse 42 as well as Kantonsschulstrasse 4
where there is also a covered parking space

Useful information about your visit


Our free collection audio guide in the languages DE / EN / FR is also available for children from 5 to 12 years at the audio desk in the Moser Building and at the info/ticket desk in the Chipperfield Building.


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 ‘KHZ-Kunsthaus Welcome’. 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 – orientation and inspiration

Plan your visit, orientate yourself on site or share your favourites with friends. Tips such as the highlights or the female artists will guide you to each location throughout the Kunsthaus. In each room tile you can learn more about the art or find suitable offers. No download necessary!


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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