Visitor Information

Fotomuseum Winterthur
Grüzenstrasse 44 + 45
CH-8400 Winterthur

Opening Hours

The health and well-being of our visitors, guests and employees is our top priority. For this reason, and in view of current developments in connection with the corona virus and the measures taken by the authorities, Fotozentrum (Fotomuseum Winterthur and Fotostiftung Schweiz) will remain closed until further notice. All events, guided tours and workshops will not take place. If possible, they will be held at a later date. If circumstances change we will inform you immediately on our website.


Open from 11 a.m.–6 p.m.:
Easter Sunday and Monday, Ascension Day, Pentecost and Pentecost Monday, 1 August, 26 December and 2 January 

Open from 11 a.m.–4 p.m.:
24 December and 31 December

Open from 11 a.m.–8 p.m.:
1 May

Closed on:
Good Friday, 25 December and 1 January

Admission Charges

Exhibitions Fotomuseum: 10 CHF each (concessions 8 CHF)
Exhibitions Fotostiftung Schweiz: 10 CHF (concessions 8 CHF)
Exhibition pass (all exhibitions): 19 CHF (concessions 15 CHF)
Free admission for children and youths up to the age of 16
Events: 5 to 10 CHF (plus admission to the exhibition)

Center for Photography

Fotostiftung Schweiz (Swiss Foundation of Photography)
Tue–Sun 11 a.m.–6 p.m., Wed 11 a.m.–8 p.m., Mon closed

Photo Library
Tue–Fri, 1.30–5.30 p.m.

Bistro George
Tue–Sun 10 a.m.–6 p.m., Wed 10 a.m.–9 p.m., 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”.