Plan Your Visit

Below you will find information on our opening hours, admission charges and how to get there. We look forward to your visit!


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

Corona Protection Measures

We are delighted to welcome visitors to Fotomuseum Winterthur again! There are no longer any restrictions in the exhibition spaces, during events, in our workshop rooms and our photo lab.

Opening Hours

Monday closed
Tuesday 11:00–18:00
Wednesday 11:00–20:00
Thursday 11:00–18:00
Friday 11:00–18:00
Saturday 11:00–18:00
Sunday 11:00–18:00


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

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

Closed on:
1 January
Good Friday
25 December

Center for Photography

Fotostiftung Schweiz
Tue–Sun 11:00–18:00, Wed 11:00–20:00, Mon closed

Photo Library
Tue–Fri 13:30–17:30

Bistro George
Tue–Fri 11:00–16:00, Sat–Sun 11:00–18:00, Mon closed
+41 52 238 10 90,

Admission Charges

Exhibition Fotomuseum Winterthur: CHF 12.– (concessions  CHF 10.–)
Exhibition Fotostiftung Schweiz: CHF 12.– (concessions CHF 10 .–)
Exhibition pass (all exhibitions): CHF 19.– (concessions CHF 15.–)
Free admission on Wednesdays 17:00–20:00
Events: CHF 10.– to 20.– (plus admission to the exhibition)

Concessions and free admission

Concessions for pupils with school ID
Concessions for apprentices with ID card
Concessions for students with student ID
Concessions with KulturLegi
Concessions for seniors with AHV card
Concessions with IV card
Free admission for children and youths up to the age of 16
Free admission with Museumpass and Raiffeisenkarte
Free admission for members of the Friends’ Association of Fotomuseum Winterthur and members of Friends of Fotostiftung Schweiz

Concessions with KulturLegi:
Exhibition Fotomuseum Winterthur: CHF 8.–
Exhibition pass (all exhibitions): CHF 12.–
Events: reduced tickets


The exhibitions and the bistro are accessible to wheelchair users and people with impaired mobility. There is a wheelchair accessible restroom in the museum.

How to get there


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”



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


Have you noticed anything during your visit to our exhibitions, events, educational programme or our website that you would like to share with us? We welcome your feedback on our offers. Please contact Deliah Keller, Head of Front of House,, with your praise, constructive criticism or suggestions.