focusTerra, the Earth & Science Discovery Center of ETH Zurich, offers an exciting journey from the interior of the Earth, past the peaks of the Alps and all the way up to the stars. It shows that geology involves much more than just rocks and illustrates how geology is part of your daily life. Through experienced knowledge and the direct dialogue with scientists, focusTerra inspires its guests to a responsible, sustainable approach to nature and the environment.

focusTerra - ETH Zurich

Sonneggstrasse 5
8092 Zürich

+41 44 632 62 81

Tram 6/9/10: ETH/Universitätsspital

Photography allowed

Opening Times

Monday: 09–17
Tuesday: 09–17
Wednesday: 09–17
Thursday: 09–17
Friday: 09–17
Sunday: 10–16

Closed on public holidays. For details see website


Free admission

focusTerra - ETH Zurich: Current experiences

  • Permanent exhibition focusTerra

    focusTerra - ETH Zurich
  • Digital

    Waves – Dive in!

    focusTerra - ETH Zurich
  • Digital

    Travel stones

    focusTerra - ETH Zurich