Alterthümer-Magazin – a Journey Through Zurich's Ancient Style of Living

A furnishing store with a difference – and place to marvel at curiosities inside the Alterthümer-Magazin, home to a historic and memorable Zurich collection.

On a stroll through the Magazine, you can discover many an interesting object from furniture to lamps and washing machines to window and door fittings. The items have been collected over the years as urban reminders of interior design in the canton of Zurich and highlight the history of interior design. Sooner or later, many of these rare objects will again find a home in a listed building.        
The objects are chiefly seldom specimens with a rare cultural and historical value. 

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Regular CHF 5

Opening Hours

Guided visits only.

Public guided visits:
Every first wednesday in the month at 6.30pm and every first saturday in the month at 2.00pm
(except January, August and September)