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ZURICH MUSEUMS - ZURICH MUSEUM SWITZERLAND

Zurich National MuseumZurich Museums – Different types of museum can be spotted all over Switzerland. Art museum is famous in Zurich and the Old Town itself has about 30 museums. We have listed a number of Museums in Zurich that we think are worth checking out while you are visiting Zurich.

Swiss National Museum
This castle-like museum exhibits items related to Switzerland and Swiss culture. These include not only paintings and sculpture but also weapons, flags, watches, clocks, tools, toys and prehistoric objects. Artefacts range from the Stone Age to modern times.
Museumstrasse 2
Tel: (01) 218 6511 or 65.

Museum of Contemporary Art
This museum dedicate to collecting and exhibiting contemporary art, especially from the 1990s. It exhibits predominately works from Migros Co-operative Society. There are both solo and group exhibitions.
Limmatstrasse 270
Tel: (+41) 01 277 2050.

Museum Rietberg
This impressive Museum of Non-European Art consists of three buildings. Two of these are located within the Rieterpark. The Villa Wesendonck has special exhibitions and collection of Indian, Chinese and African art. The Park-Villa Rieter has paintings from China, Japan and India. The third building, Haus zum Kiel, has rotating exhibitions. Occasionally world music concerts are held in the Park-Villa Rieter.

Villa Wesendonck and Park-Villa Rieter
Gablerstrasse 15
Tel: (01) 206 3131.

Haus zum Kiel
Hirschengraben 20
Tel: (01) 261 9652.

Zurich Art Gallery (Kunsthaus Zürich)
If you have time for only one art museum, this is the one to visit. Switzerland’s best and Zurich’s most important art gallery. Its’ paintings and sculptures are mainly works from 19th and 20th centuries by Swiss and International masters. Tours conduct in English have to be reserved in advance. The gallery is currently being renovated, and is due to reopen in 2005.
Heimplatz 1
Tel: (+41) 01 253 8484.

Zurich Toy Museum
Feature toys collection from end from 18th century to early 20th century.
Fortunagasse 15/ Corner of Rennweg 26
Tel : (+41) 01 211 9305