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Visitor Information

The obligation to wear a mask and the access restrictions regulated by a COVID certificate for the museum visit have been abolished. However, please observe the hygiene and behavioral rules as well as the protection concept. 

Visits for groups of 6 or more persons are possible, but an online registration is obligatory. Link

Check our calendar to find out what events will take place in the museum. Link

Birthday parties and guided tours for school classes and groups can be booked.
Please contact us for more information

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Address Contact
Zoological Museum Tel: +41 44 634 38 38
of the University of Zurich Fax: +41 44 634 38 39
Karl-Schmid-Strasse 4
CH-8006 Zurich How to find us
Free entrance The museum is wheelchair accessible
ATTENTION: Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult
Regular opening hours
Tuesday - Sunday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Opening hours during Public Holidays
24 December closed
Christmas (25 December) closed
Boxing Day (26 December) closed
New Year’s Eve (31 December) closed
New Year (1 January) closed
2 January clsoed

Holy Thursday
Good Friday
Easter Saturday
Easter Sunday

Easter Monday

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Sechseläuten Monday closed
Ascension Day 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Pentecost Saturday
Pentecost Sunday
Whit Monday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
International Worker’s Day (1 May) closed
Confederation Day (1 August) closed
Knabenschiessen Monday closed
Federal Prayday (Sunday) 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.