Culture in Zurich – Theaters, Concerts and Museums
In Zurich, art and culture enthusiasts will find a lively cultural scene with countless museums, concerts and events.

The Cultural Scene in Zurich

The Cultural Scene in Zurich

Zurich is not just home to major institutions such as the Opera House or the Kunsthaus. Many smaller cultural organizations, events and initiatives go towards creating a lively cultural scene in the city.

From the Zürcher Festspiele to concerts, dance and film festivals, through to the popular Theater Spektakel: Zurich offers a colorful cultural program throughout the year.

Museum lovers can look forward to numerous exhibitions on all kinds of different topics. Whether art and design, science, the world of soccer, money or even sewing machines – there is a museum to suit each and every interest.

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