Kunsthaus Zürich

The most important collection of Classical Modernism in Zurich, coupled with attractive temporary exhibitions, make a visit to the Kunsthaus an absolute must for art enthusiasts.

  • Most important collection of Classical Modernism in Zurich
    Highlights of Swiss painting and sculpture
    New extension opens in 2021

Besides masterpieces by Alberto Giacometti, the museum presents the largest Munch collection outside of Norway, great names such as Picasso, Monet and Chagall, and leading representatives of the Expressionist movement. In addition, it features key works from the late-20th and 21st centuries. Zurich’s Concrete artists and contemporary Swiss artists such as Pipilotti Rist and Peter Fischli/David Weiss are also represented.

Larger, More Flexible, More Attractive

Fans of art and architecture are eagerly looking forward to the new extension of the Kunsthaus Zürich. Designed by British architect David Chipperfield, the clear geometric volume flooded with light is scheduled to open in 2021. The extensive central hall offers new spaces for the public. A multi-functional banquet hall can also be used for concerts. In addition, the so-called “Art Garden” creates an organic connection to the surrounding neighborhood.

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Reduced admission to the collection and temporary exhibitions with the Zürich Card.

Zürich Card

  • 24 or 72 hours
  • Public transportation included
  • Free admission to museums
  • Over 50 discounts
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  Permanent collection Temporary exhibitions Combined ticket
(Temporary exhibitions & permanent collection)
Regular CHF 16 CHF 23 CHF 26
Concessions CHF 11 CHF 18 CHF 19

Thursdays from 6pm to 8pm is Legi evening: Students and teachers pay only CHF 5 admission.
On Wednesday, admission to the collection is free.

Opening Hours

Tuesday, Friday and Saturday, 10am – 6pm
Wednesday and Thursday, 10am – 7pm