Visitor Information

We are pleased to welcome you to the Fraumünster. Here you can find all the information you need to plan your visit.

Opening hours  ·  Special opening hours  ·   Admission | Tours  ·   Getting there  ·  Contact

Opening hours

Summer

1 March – 31 October
10 am – 6 pm

Winter

1 November – 28 February
10 am – 5 pm

Last entry 15 minutes before closing.

Opening hours are subject to change at short notice.

Church service: Sunday at 10 am

The service will be held in German.
The church opens at 12 pm for visitors.
 

Visit our FAQ for information on accessibility.

Did you know that certain services and events are streamed live and can be viewed at www.altstadtkirchen-live.ch?

Extraordinary opening hours
for visitors

 

Friday, February 23rd: 12-17h
Sunday, February 25th: 13-17h

Sunday, March 3rd: 12-15h

Thursday, March 7th: 10-15.30h
Friday, March 8th: 10-15h
Saturday, March 9th: 10-13h
Sunday, March 10th: closed

All events and worship services can be found in the ↗ calendar (German)

 

 

Discover the church

Grafische schwarz-weiss Darstellung von einem Stapel Bücher.Crypt museum

The crypt harbours the oldest remnants of the Fraumünster abbey. A multimedia exhibit portrays more than 1200 years of the city's and church's history.

More about the crypt museum 

You can visit the crypt museum during the opening hours of the church.

icon_Postkarte_2Fraumünster shop

At the Fraumünster shop in the transept of the church, you'll find a hand-picked, unique range of goods. Notably, products with Chagall window motifs are available exclusively here.

Contact

+41 79 773 70 24
shop.kk.eins@reformiert-zuerich.ch

More about the shop 

Experience the church

Individually

Admission and information fee for touristic visits: CHF 5.– (cash, TWINT or credit card)

Free of charge for:

  • children/adolescents (0–16 years), students with student ID, Kulturlegi
  • anyone, who wishes to come to the Fraumünster to pause for a moment of reflection and tranquillity. If you would like to come by regularly, you can apply for a personal card.

Included in the fee:

Audioguide2

  • Admission to the crypt museum
  • Audio guide (tour takes about 1 hour)
    or an illustrated
    Flipbook leaflet about Fraumünster (E-Paper)

    Languages: German, English, French, Italian Spanish, Russian, Japanese and Chinese (Portuguese: leaflet only)
  • Discount of CHF 5.– on the admission to the collection at Kunsthaus Zürich which features a representative selection of masterpieces by Marc Chagall.

With a guided tour

Public guided tours

Public guided tours are conducted in German.
The churches situated in the old town have many facets. We regularly offer public guided tours on over 20 topics.
↗ Program and registration

Private tours

We offer a variety of private guided tours which can be booked in English.
↗ More about private tours

Group visits

Would you like to visit the church with a larger group – possibly with your own guide? Reserve a time slot here.
↗ Information and registration


↗ All guided tours and visits

Audioguide1 Discovering Fraumünster with an audio guide

Learn more about the Reformation, the history of Fraumünster, the windows by Chagall and Giacometti and the exhibit in the crypt through our audio guide.

Getting there

Address

Münsterhof 2
8001 Zürich

Public transport

Tram 2, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13 to «Paradeplatz»
or Tram 15 and 4 to «Helmhaus»
2 minutes walk

Car

Access by car is permitted between 5 am and 12 pm, but parking is only available with a permit.

Access for deliveries for an event in the church is also possible after noon with an access permit in the restricted zone.

You can find more information on how to get here in our FAQ.

How may we help you?

Address

Evangelisch-reformierte
Kirchgemeinde Zürich
Kirchenkreis eins
Zwingliplatz 4
8001 Zürich

+41 44 250 66 44
sekretariat.kk.eins@reformiert-zuerich.ch

Explore the Fraumünster

Discover Fraumünster's attractions – from the architecture of the church to the windows by artists Chagall and Giacometti all the way to the crypt museum. Book a tour now!

Questions about your visit?

Visit our FAQ with answers to the most frequently asked questions, write us a message or drop by in person. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

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