Löwenbräu-Areal – the Old Zurich Brewery

The Löwenbräu-Areal is a neat blend of old brewery and modern architecture.

An exciting mix of new and old has been created in Zurich West on the Löwenbräu-Areal premises. Two new high-rises stretch above the old brewery and further emphasize the architectural shape provided by the silos. A black, elegant building 230 feet high and with an overhang giving it the appearance of a cobra looms up behind the old brewery. The industrial past is still very visible, and the characteristic historic building from 1897, the chimney and the steel silo all nicely preserved.

A unique mix of international artists, trades people and people who call this place home make best use of the premises. Two art museums – the Migros Museum of Contemporary Art and the Kunsthalle Zurich – are also located on the Löwenbräu Areal.

Opening Hours

8.00am – 8.00pm
8.00am – 8.00pm
8.00am – 8.00pm
8.00am – 8.00pm
8.00am – 8.00pm
10.00am – 6.00pm
10.00am – 6.00pm


Distance Travel time
Zürich Main Station 1.7 km 5 min
Zürich Airport 7.6 km 13 min
Limmatstrasse 268 + 270
8005  Zürich