Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Zürich

Kunsthaus

Zürich’s impressive fine-arts gallery boasts a rich collection of largely European art. It stretches from the Middle Ages through a mix of Old Masters to Alberto Giacometti stick figures, Monet and van Gogh masterpi…
Top Choice Church in Zürich

Fraumünster

This 13th-century church is renowned for its stunning stained-glass windows, designed by the Russian-Jewish master Marc Chagall (1887–1985), who executed the series of five windows in the choir stalls in 1971 and th…
Museum in Winterthur

Kunstmuseum

For a satisfying stroll through a solid collection of the 19th- and 20th-century classics, head to Winterthur's city art museum. Many of the standard suspects, from Klee to Monet, van Gogh and Rodin, are represented…
Museum in Zürich

Schweizerisches Landesmuseum

Inside a purpose-built cross between a mansion and a castle sprawls this eclectic and imaginatively presented museum. The permanent collection offers an extensive romp through Swiss history, with exhibits ranging fr…
Museum in Winterthur

Fotomuseum

The vast collection at Winterthur’s outstanding photography museum features great names and styles from the 19th century to the present, zooming in on everything from fashion to art and architecture. Additional phot…
Museum in Winterthur

Technorama

Had enough art? What about a science session? Technorama is an extraordinary voyage into the multiple worlds of hands-on science. Encompassing four jam-packed floors of exhibits, it offers some 500 interactive exper…
Zoo in Zürich

Zoo Zürich

With more than 380 species in as-nature-intended enclosures, Zoo Zürich is home to elephants, lemurs, chameleons, camels, yaks and fish. With one eye on conservation, its habitats include Masoala Hall, which mimics …
Research Centre in Zürich

Sukkulenten-Sammlung

Zurich is home to one of the largest collections of succulents in the world: more than 6500 species from more than 70 families. With seven greenhouses, an outdoor rockery, plus cacti, agaves, aloes and pennyworts in…
Gardens in Zürich

Botanical Garden & Museum

Escape the hustle of the city at the botanical garden, home to some 8000 species of the world's flora. Flowers, trees and mosses can be admired in the extensive grounds and greenhouses, and 25,000 botanical curiosit…
Science Centre in Zürich

Focus Terra

This hands-on university museum reveals the treasures of the earth, explaining what makes volcanoes erupt, where gems come from and what fossils tell us about the origins of life. It even has its own earthquake simu…