Besucher Information

Visitor Information

Due to the new COVID-19 measures resolved by the Swiss Federal Council the museum remains closed until the end of February 2021. 

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 handicapped accessible
ATTENTION: Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult
Opening Hours during Public Holidays
24th December* closed
Christmas (25th December) closed
Boxing Day (26th December)* closed
New Year’s Eve (31th December)* closed
New Year (1st January) closed
2nd 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 (1st May) closed
Confederation Day (1st August) closed
Knabenschiessen Monday closed
Federal Prayday (Sunday) 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
*if this day is a Monday, the museum is closed