The Museum für Gestaltung Zürich is the leading Swiss museum for design and visual communication. The museum reaches a broad national and international audience, at its two sites in the city of Zurich (Ausstellungsstrasse and Toni-Areal) and through its touring exhibitions.

The museum's exhibitions engage with current themes and issues from the various design genres shaping everyday visual life. Its internationally acclaimed collection comprises over half a million objects from the history of design and graphics.

In its listed main building on Ausstellungsstrasse, a key work of modern Swiss architecture, the Museum für Gestaltung Zürich presents the treasures of its internationally important collection as well as temporary exhibitions on various themes shaping everyday visual life. The spacious education studio offers a wide range of workshops, while the café and the Swiss Design Lounge invite visitors to enjoy themselves, bide their time, and experience the museum’s stimulating atmosphere.

Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, Ausstellungsstrasse

Ausstellungsstrasse 60
8005 Zürich

+41 43 446 67 67

Tram 4/6/13:
Museum für Gestaltung

Photography allowed unless otherwise signaled in the exhibition

Opening Times

Tuesday: 10–17
Wednesday: 10–17
Thursday: 10–20
Friday: 10–17
Saturday: 10–17
Sunday: 10–17

Special opening hours/holidays

Museum café:
Thu–Sun 10am–5pm


Adults CHF 12/8*

Combined one-day ticket for both sites CHF 15/10*


Free admission under 16 years and for members


Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, Ausstellungsstrasse: Current experiences

  • Miscellaneous

    Maxi-knitting dolly

    Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, Ausstellungsstrasse
  • Queens of their Discipline

    Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, Ausstellungsstrasse
  • Digital


    Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, Ausstellungsstrasse
  • Digital


    Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, Ausstellungsstrasse