Besucher Information

Visitor Information

Visits for groups of 6 or more persons are possible, but an online registration is obligatory. Link
Due to renovation work in the museum, access to some display cases will be restricted from 17.04.-18.06.23. However, the museum will remain open during this time. If you have any questions, please contact David Inauen
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
25 December closed
26 December closed
31 December closed
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.