Johann Caspar Lavater Collection

The Zurich-born pastor and author was an important figure in the 18th century. Here, interested persons can find out more about his life.

During the Enlightenment and Sturm und Drang (Storm and Stress) eras, Johann Caspar Lavater was an important voice in Europe.

His contact with eminent representatives from the worlds of politics, culture and society also helped raise public awareness for the city of Zurich.

Anyone interested in finding out more about Lavater’s life and works should pay a visit to the Lavater House, where pictures, books, autographs and various other objects from the 18th century are kept.

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Opening Hours

Thursday, 2.00–5.00pm