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Swiss National Museum

The Swiss National Museum is located in a beautiful old Historicist-style building, constructed in 1898 in Zurich. The building has a distinctive Chateau feel and features numerous towers, courtyards and even an island park. The museum and its collections are considered to be one of the most important cultural history collections in Europe. The exhibitions show many different time periods including the prehistoric period, ancient eras, the Middle Ages and the 20th century. One of the best sections is the gothic era, which features many art works, fine furnishings and decorative woodwork items.

  • Explore the Armoury Tower in the Swiss National Museum in Zurich and see medieval armour, jousting equipment, ceremonial uniforms and a host of antique weaponry.
  • Browse the Swiss Home and Furnishings exhibition and get a feel for the unique interior design perspectives of the Swiss people, as well as the historical shifts in the way that homes are used.
  • Be a star on Zurich TV at the newest attraction – a television studio where you can act as a TV presenter and be filmed with different backgrounds and can create your own script.

The Swiss National Museum is easily accessible from anywhere in the city. It is directly opposite the main railway station, and car parking is available around the station. For international visitors, the Zurich International Airport has train, tram and bus services that depart regularly from the airport into the city. For drivers, there are convenient highways throughout Zurich. Buses arrive regularly from across Europe, and train lines from regional Switzerland and European cities frequent the city. Public transport is excellent and visitors will have no trouble getting to the Swiss National Museum.

Hotels in Swiss National Museum

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From US$183

1 Hotel St Gotthard

4 stars
4.0 / 5 9 reviews

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Free WIFI included!

St. Gotthard Hotel Zurich is a family-owned business base providing modern comforts and prime location close to corporate districts in the heart of Zurich. In free time, travellers can learn facts... More

Great experience
The location of the hotel is perfect, In the middle of city where shops, restaurants, train station, are whithin short walking distance. all the staff are very friendly and they will rush to help...
17 Jul 2015
From US$127

2 Sorell Hotel Seidenhof

3 stars
4.4 / 5 8 reviews

Sihlstrasse 9 Map

Nestled on Zurich's world-famous Bahnhofstrasse, the Sorell Seidenhof Hotel welcomes you to enjoy all the privileges that are required for an unforgettable experience. GeneralYour business... More

Zurich stay
Great hotel in a fantastic location. Only a short 5 - 10 minute walk to the main train station if arriving by train. Conveniently located near all the sights. I wouldnt hesitate in choosing to stay...
26 Jun 2015
From US$111

3 Hotel City Zurich

3 stars
5.0 / 5

Loewenstrasse 34 Map

Gruezi!A warm welcome to our *** Superior Boutique-Hotel in the heart of Zurich! Full renovation has made our building a real gem - timelessly modern and comfortable. Here you can unwind after a... More

From US$98

4 Leoneck

3 stars
4.2 / 5 9 reviews

Leonhardstrasse 1 Map

The Leoneck Hotel is a traditionally designed Swiss hotel that will makes its guests smile. The decorations are big and bright and the friendly staff makes this a nice central place to stay. ... More

Perfect Stay in Zürich
The Hotel is on the route for Tram 10, which runs from the Airport, so you can catch it at the airport and it'll drop you off right outside the hotel at Haldenegg tram stop. The hotel is very close...
3 Jul 2015
From US$135

5 Sorell Hotel Rutli

3 stars
3.9 / 5 7 reviews

Zahringerstrasse 43 Map

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Sorell Hotel Rutli Zurich presents quality services, comfortable accommodation and modern facilities for the visitors of Zurich. The tourist attractions of Zurich include Church of Our Lady, Rhine... More

Well located and super clean
We had room 101 for 2 adults and 1 child. Great service, we arrived at 9am and they were able to quickly finish cleaning the room for us which was great as we just got off a long haul flight.
24 Dec 2014
From US$287

6 Hotel Schweizerhof

4 stars
5.0 / 5 2 reviews

Bahnhofplatz 7 Map

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The historical four star Schweizerhof Hotel Zurich is situated right in the heart of Zurich. Within a few moments of the most elegant street of the city, the Bahnhofstrasse, all the sights such as... More

Great hotel
I stay here everytime i visit Zürich. The location is great and staff very friendly and professional. The only thing I miss is a gym in the hotel itself.
13 May 2014
From US$173

7 The Central Plaza Hotel

4 stars
4.0 / 5 1 reviews

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The Central Plaza Hotel Zurich is centrally located in Zurich and is within walking distance from the Bahnhofstrasse, major banks, museums and art galleries. It is in vicinity to Lindenhof, Zurich... More

From US$161

8 Hotel Continental Zurich - MGallery Collection

4 stars
4.1 / 5 21 reviews

Stampfenbachstrasse 60 Map

Save 33% on your stay. Includes breakfast

The homely Continental Hotel is a unique Swiss style hotel with traditional chalet style furnishings. The hotel is centrally situated and near to all the major attractions such as the... More

OK room but location very good
Furniture in room below average for a four star rating Room lacked stationary and no listing of TV channels Room small but bathroom was very nice Location excellent Would consider staying again...
24 Nov 2014
From US$97

9 Hotel Bristol

3 stars
3.6 / 5 8 reviews

Stampfenbachstrasse 34 Map

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Offering host of amenities, Hotel Bristol is a perfect venue for a pleasant as well as relaxing stay. GeneralDuring leisure guests at Hotel Bristol explore the city and its beautiful attractions... More

convenient location
nothing to say . its's simply excellent location. easy to access anywhere part of the zurich. it's worth of money
12 Apr 2015
From US$105

10 Leonardo Boutique Hotel Rigihof Zurich

4 stars
3.8 / 5 4 reviews

Universitatsstrasse 101 Map

Boasting an excellent location and offering spacious accommodation, the Leonardo Boutique Hotel Rigihof Zurich is the ideal base for a relaxing stay. GeneralWhether it is a conference, meeting,... More

Nice hotel
Nice hotel , friendly staff, and convenient location in front of the tram stop that take to city in less than 10 minutes.
19 Dec 2013
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