Top things to do in Zug

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Gasthaus Rathauskeller

You can’t miss the late-Gothic Rathauskeller’s frescoed facade near the Zytturm. The downstairs bistro serves marvellous high-end takes on classic local ingredients, while the swish upstairs restaurant, Zunftstube, …
Tower in Zug


Zug's Old Town is a medieval time capsule. It starts at the town’s emblem, the Zytturm, whose distinctive roof is tiled in blue-and-white cantonal colours.
Swiss in Zug

Wirtshaus Brandenberg

For down-to-earth Swiss classics at reasonable prices, locals have been flocking to this beer hall since 1891. It's beloved for its lunch menus and for comfort food like roast chicken, weisswurst and Hacktätschli (p…
Square in Zug


This popular waterfront square, surrounded by cafes and restaurants, is historically significant as People's Assemblies took place here from the 14th century until 1847. Markets and festivals are also held here, as …
Museum in Zug

Museum Burg Zug

Zug's town museum, housed in an 11th-century castle, displays paintings, costumes and a 3D model of the town, plus special themed exhibitions. It’s an excellent introduction to Zug – and the town's past tendency to …
Museum in Zug

Kunsthaus Zug

The local art museum holds a superb collection of Viennese modernist works by Klimt, Kokoschka and Schiele. There are also regular high-profile temporary exhibitions.