Located right in the old town of Zurich, the Strauhof is a one-of-a-kind cultural institution in Switzerland: the Strauhof features temporary exhibitions devoted to literary themes. In its intimate showrooms Strauhof presents original documents, photos and illustrations as well as film and audio excerpts.


Augustinergasse 9
8001 Zürich

+41 44 221 93 51

Tram 6/7/11/13: Rennweg
Tram 2/4: Rathaus

Photography allowed

Opening Times

Tuesday: 12–18
Wednesday: 12–18
Thursday: 12–22
Friday: 12–18
Saturday: 11–17
Sunday: 11–17

Public holidays: 11am-5pm


CHF 10/6*


Free admission for children up to the age of 16 and members

Interesting experiences

  • Last Days

    On bee knowledge of Ayoréode

  • Digital

    Earth Beats. The changing face of nature.

    Kunsthaus Zürich
  • Max Frisch and the Schauspielhaus Zürich

    Max Frisch Archive at the ETH Library
  • Colours revealed by light

    National Museum Zurich