Visitor Information

Fotomuseum Winterthur
Grüzenstrasse 44 + 45
CH-8400 Winterthur
+41 52 234 10 60

Opening Hours

We are delighted that the doors of Fotomuseum Winterthur have been open again since 12.05., while respecting safety and protection measures. Guided tours and events are taking place again. At Fotozentrum masks are compulsory. Further information on the safety and protection measures can be found here.

Tuesday to Sunday 11:00–18:00
Wednesday 11:00–20:00 (17:00–20:00 free admission)
Monday closed

Bistro George:
Tuesday to Sunday 11:00–18:00
Wednesday 11:00–20:00
Monday closed


Open from 11:00–18:00:
Easter Sunday and Monday, 1 May, Ascension Day, Pentecost and Pentecost Monday, 1 August, 26 December and 2 January 

Open from 11:00–16:00:
24 December and 31 December

Closed on:
Good Friday, 25 December and 1 January

Admission Charges

Exhibitions Fotomuseum: 10 CHF each (concessions 8 CHF)
Exhibitions Fotostiftung Schweiz: 12 CHF (concessions 10 CHF)
Exhibition pass (all exhibitions): 21 CHF (concessions 17 CHF)
Free admission for children and youths up to the age of 16
Free admission on Wednesdays 17:00–20:00
Events: 5 to 10 CHF (plus admission to the exhibition)

Center for Photography

Fotostiftung Schweiz (Swiss Foundation of Photography)
Tue–Sun 11:00–18:00, Wed 11:00–20:00, Mon closed

Photo Library
Tue–Fri 13:30–17:30

Bistro George
Tue–Sun 11:00–18:00, Wed 11:00–20:00 Mon closed

Reservation +41 (0)52 238 10 90,

Exhibitions, the photo library and the bistro are accessible by wheelchair.

Getting there


Motorway from Zurich: exit Winterthur-Töss, direction “Zentrum” (City Centre), then follow the sign “Fotomuseum”.
Motorway from St. Gallen: exit Oberwinterthur, direction “Zentrum” (City Centre), then follow the sign “Fotomuseum”.
Parking facilities near the museum.


From Zurich to Winterthur: S 12, IC Zurich-St. Gallen and IR Zurich-Schaffhausen (20–25 min).
From Zurich Airport: IC and IR trains (15 min).
From St. Gallen: IC and IR trains (40–45 min).
From Schaffhausen: IC and IR trains (35 min).


From Winterthur train station: Bus no. 2 (direction Seen), 3 stops till “Fotozentrum”.