Escape from the Daily Routine at the Kunsthaus Zurich

Zurich is definitely worth a visit, whether for its permanent art collection or its temporary exhibitions. Important works by international and Swiss artists are presented. A special eye-catcher is the gallery extension by renowned architect Chipperfield.

The Kunsthaus Zurich is the largest and most dynamic art museum in Switzerland. It offers to all art lovers an attractive collection of works ranging from the 13th century to the present day. In addition, the permanent works are enriched by temporary exhibitions. The Kunsthaus is centrally located close to Zurich's Old Town and Bellevue Square.

From Giacometti to Picasso

The Kunsthaus Zurich is best known for holding Munch's largest collection outside Norway and the most extensive collection of works by the Swiss painter Alberto Giacometti. These are further complemented by works by artists such as Picasso, Monet and Chagall. The collection also includes many works by Swiss artists such as Pipilotti Rist, Hodler, Segantini and Fischli/Weiss.

Chipperfield's light-flooded extension

The architecturally stunning extension by British architect David Chipperfield was opened in autumn 2021. The three-floor building mainly present art from the 1960s onwards. Additionally, the light-flooded hall in the center of the building offers a place of encounter between art and the public. After the visit, the bar of the Kunsthaus Zurich invites visitors to linger and discuss the works they have seen.

More detailed information on admission prices, opening hours, current special exhibitions and guided tours can be found on the  Kunsthaus Zurich website.