Visitor Information

Sightseeing
The Fraumünster Church  is open for sightseeing from 10 a.m to 6 p.m. On Holidays and Sundays the Church is open after the Church service (generally from 1 p.m to 6 p.m.). The opening hours are indicated next to the main entrance at the end of Poststrasse.

Measures in Consideration of Covid-19
In due consideration of social distancing, the number of visitors in the church is limited. We ask for your understanding for possible short waiting times. The Crypt Museum and the „Marienkapelle“ are closed until further notice. Please keep the physical distance to other people in the church interior and do not touch gifts and objects in the shop unnecessarily.

Until further notice groups with not more than 10 persons are allowed . Guided school classes are permitted with a maximum of 20 persons. Group visits and guided tours should not count more than 30 persons alltogether. All groups will receive audioguides (or bring along their own devices) using the whisper quiet technology.

Entry and Information Fee
An entry fee of  5 Swiss francs/euros/dollars has to be paid for sigthseeing and information.  Included in the price is an audioguide or an illustrated leaflet (both available in 8 languages).

No deposit is required for using our audioguides. They can be returned at the exit of the church next to the shop.

With the Fraumünster entrance ticket you will get a reduction of five francs for the entrance to the Marc Chagall Collection in the Kunsthaus Museum.

Admission is free for young people up to 16 years, as well as students and trainees.

Admission is also free for people who seek privacy or rest and meditation. For repeated visits of the church, visitors may receive a personal visitors`card.

Rules to Observe in the Church Interior
Taking pictures is not allowed, neither with cameras, mobile phones, iPads nor other devices . No food and drinks are permitted. Dogs and other animals have to wait outside. The clothing should be adequate to the sacral building. Political rallies, collections of signatures and begging are forbidden.

Entrance is denied to persons who violate the Law against Racism.

Before entering the church interior all travel bags , suitcases and backbags have to be left at the reception/entrance.

Visiting Groups
Because of Covid-19 only groups of a maximum of ten participants are allowed for 30 minutes.

  • Groups by appointment : Reservation for a time slot at fraumuenster.ch/besucher. The entrance and information fee is 3 Swiss francs/euros/dollars per person.
  • Groups with no reservation are only admitted in free time slots. The entrance and information fee is 4 Swiss francs/euros/dollars per person.

 

Visiting groups have to be guided by Accredited Guides. Included in the entrance and information fee is a visitors’ information in eight languages (audioguide or leaflet).

Accredited Guides

Accredited guides are persons who have been qualified by the Fraumünster or Grossmünster churches. Interested guides can apply under  besucher@fraumuenster.ch. Guides who become accredited for the two churches will receive a personal ID card.