Hours and prices

Opening hours

Monday to Friday 10 am to 7 pm.

We're happy to assist with the booking of your private tour, please contact us via e-mail

 

Special opening hours:

  • From Monday, 12 February 2024 to Friday, 16 February 2024 the museum remains closed due to construction. 
  • On Tuesday, 27 February 2024, the museum will open at 12 noon, before which a children's workshop will take place.
  • On Tuesday, 5 March 2024 the museum will close at 5 pm due to a private company.
  • On Wednesday, 20 March 2024, children's workshops will take place all day as part of Swiss Money Week. Visits to the museum are not possible at that day.
  • On Friday, 22 March 2024, a children's workshop will take place until 11 am as part of Swiss Money Week. The museum visit is only possible starting at 11 am.

 

Public holidays

The Swiss Finance Museum is closed on the following public holidays: New Year's Day (1 Jan), Berchtold's Day (2 Jan), Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Easter Monday, Labor Day (1 May), Ascension, Whit Sunday, Whit Monday, Swiss National Day (1 Aug), Christmas Day (25 Dec), Boxing Day (26 Dec)

Entry prices

Children up to 12 years old free
Young people aged 12 – 18 CHF 8
Adults aged 18 and over CHF 10
Concessions CHF 8
  • Prices including both the permanent and special exhibitions.
  • Entry is free of charge for holders of a Swiss Museum Pass as well as members of ICOM/VMS.
  • Free admission with Zürich Card. Holders of the Zürich Card can enjoy the city to the fullest and at the same time get great value for their money. You profit from unlimited travel by public transport, free or reduced admission to 41 museums, 50% discount on the Zurich Old Town Walking Tour and many more discounts. 
  • Discounts are not valid for private guided tours.
  • Important: Visits by school classes or private groups of 10 or more people must be booked in advance.

Museum at lunchtime - every Tuesday

Every Tuesday from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.: for CHF 15, you receive an entry ticket to the museum, as well as a voucher for a sandwich or salad plus a soft or coffee drink at Café West.

Location

Address

Schweizer Finanzmuseum
Hard Turm Park
Pfingstweidstrasse 110
8005 Zurich
+41 58 399 32 88
info@finanzmuseum.ch

Schweizer Finanzmuseum

Getting here by train

  • Take tram line 4 from Zurich main station toward Altstetten station until you get to the Sportweg stop.
  • Take tram line 4 from Altstetten ZH station toward Tiefenbrunnen station until you get to the Sportweg stop.

You will find the Finance Museum in the SIX building situated directly opposite the stop.

Getting here by car

The Hard Turm Park car park has public parking spaces (subject to a charge), including disabled parking spaces. You can access the car park from Pfingstweidstrasse. Once inside the car park please follow the signs for building 110/SIX.

Audioguide App

Audioguide app

Download the free Swiss Finance Museum app (search for: "Schweizer Finanzmuseum" and change the language in the app) and let our interactive audio guide lead you through the exhibition in German or English.

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YOU DON'T WANT TO DOWNLOAD AN APP?

The audio guide is also available as a browser-based webapp.

Guided tours

Public guided tours

Every first Thursday of the month, a guided tour of the Swiss Museum of Finance (permanent and special exhibition) takes place. Your admission to the museum entitles you to take part in the public guided tour. No registration needed. The tour is held in German. For English tours please contact us.

 

Private guided tours

Book a private tour for your group of interested parties, your team outing or your club. We offer hour-long tours in German, English and French. Bookings are welcome two to three weeks in advance, short-term bookings are possible on request.  The tour covers half an hour each of the permanent and special exhibitions.

Price: CHF 130.- plus CHF 8.- per Person entry fee.

Private guided tours can be booked during or outside opening times, and can be followed up with a reception if you wish. We are happy to discuss this with you. Register for a private tour plus reception at least two weeks prior to your desired date.

In addition we also offer virtual tours.

  • Questions and booking inquiries

    We would be pleased to advise you individually about your private tour.

    • +41 58 399 3288
    Send inquiry

Crime & Wine - the museum game

Crime & Wine - the slightly different guided tour format: a museum game for adults in which important stages of economic history are experienced through active participation: The police need support. You solve the criminal case, enjoy a glass of wine and learn about important stages of economic history.

Price: CHF 240

Number of persons: Maximum 10, between 5-8 players recommended.

GUIDED TOURS FOR CHILDREN AND STUDENTS

Schools:

For children and students, we offer workshops and guided tours with a clear curriculum reference and appropriate to age: for primary school classes we offer workshops and for students starting from secondary school level I on guided tours appropriate to their level. Please see the flyer for details (german only).

 

Private individuals / institutions:

We also offer for private individuals and institutions the children's workshops in a slightly averted, freer form, bookable also as a children's birthday party. For details please see this flyer (german only).