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

Strauhof: Current experiences

  • litafrika – Poetries of a Continent