Ballenburg - Swiss Open Air Museum
3855 Brienz
Tel: (033) 951-1123
Fax: (033) 951-1821
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Hours: Apr 15 - Oct 31 Open Daily Admission: Adults Sfr 7.00 Children 6-16 Sfr 7.00 Children under 6 Free Experience the past. More than 80 century old buildings from all over Switzerland, 250 farmyard animals, historical gardens and fields and craftsmen demonstrating old handicrafts.

Children's Museum (Schweizer Kinder Museum)
Oelrainstrasse 29
Tel: (055) 222-1444 Hours:
Wed & Sat 14:00-17:00 Sundays 10:00-17:00 Admission: Adults Sfr 7.00 Students Sfr 5.00 Children Sfr 3.00 Small museum with a section of old toys as well as hands on exhibits for exploration.

Dinosaur Museum (Sauriermuseum)
Zurichstrasse 202
8607 Aathal
Tel: (01) 932-1418
Fax: (01) 932-1488
Hours: Tue - Sun 10:00-17:00 Admission: Adults Sfr 15.00 Children (5-16) Sfr 10.00 Children under 5 Free

Hergiswil Glass Factory
Seestrasse 12
6052 Hergiswil
Tel: 041 632 32 32

Hours: Mon- Fri 09:00-18:00 Saturday 09:00-16:00 (glassblowers work until 12:30) Free Admission Tour through the history of glass and the factory (in English too!). Watch the glassblowers at work and learn how they make vases, glasses, bowls etc. Large shop as well as seconds shop with glass made there. Large play area down by the lake with an outdoor café offering sandwiches and drinks.

updated: 10.05.11 (phone number)

Chlirietstrasse 12
beim Volkiland
8604 Volketswil
Fon: 043 204 30 60
Fax: 043 204 30 79
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Switzerland's first Edutainment Center (combining education and enterntainment)!

For families with chidren 2 until 12 years old, Kindercity is open daily from 10:00 until 18:00 hrs.

With 6'000 m2 of space for play and learning. Acitivities include climbing, manipulating, watching, analyzing, interacting and experimenting with an extensive choice for all.

"Play and Science are the cornerstones of Kindercity. A perfect harmony of both to fascinate the world of children. It is not intended as a show that people visit once a year, but a place for children with ideas for children, where they feel themselves as ease and where they want to return to."

On the outskirts of Zurich, only 1 hour from St. Gallen and 1 1/2 hours from Basel, Bern and Luzern and Bern.

KULTURAMA ® Museum des Menschen
Englischviertelstr. 9
8032 Zürich
Tel: 044 260 60 44
Fax: 044 260 60 38
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (English pages)

Tram Nr. 3 und 8 bis Hottingerplatz
Tram Nr. 15 bis Englischviertelstrasse

Opening Times:
Tuesday - Sunday: 13 - 17 Uhr
Mondays:              Closed
Mornings:              open for School groups

Admission Prices:
Adults (20+):                                  Fr. 10.--
AHV/ IV and Students (until 20 yrs)    Fr. 7.--
Children under 6:                             Free
Group Rates also available

Museum pedagogy and guided tours: various pedagogical offers for schools, groups, associations.
Courses, workshops and lectures.
Excursions: offers on demand
Additional Services: museumsshop, books
Snackroom you can get beverages and snacks
You can order brochures here.

posted: 08.05.06

Lindt & Sprungli Chocolate Factory
Seestrasse 204
8802 Kilchberg
Tel: (01) 716-2233
Hours: Mon-Thurs 09:00-12:00, and 13:30-16:00 Free Admission Walk through their chocolate museum and learn about how chocolate is made. Tours in German. Special note: Every other Tuesday afternoon the warehouse sells chocolates at discount prices (Lagerverkauf). Call to find out which Tuesdays.

Mill Museum (Muehlerama)
Seefeldstrasse 231
8008 Zurich
Tel: (01) 422-7660
Fax: (01) 422-0435
Hours: Tue-Sat 14:00-17:00 Sunday 13:30-18:00 Admission: Adults Sfr 7.00 Tour through this working flour mill. Hands on exhibits. Fresh bread on Fridays.

Museum Schloss Kyburg
8314 Kyburg
Tel: (052) 232-4664
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Native American Museum (Indianermuseum der Stadt Zurich)
Feldstrasse 89
8004 Zurich
Tel: (01) 241-0050
Fax: (01) 241-0038
Hours: Wed/Fri 14:00-17:00 Thurs 17:00-20:00 Saturday 12:00-17:00 Sunday 10:00-17:00 Admission: Adults Sfr 5.00 Children Sfr 2.50 NOTE: This museum is moving to a new location and is closed until Spring 2002.

Schloss Lenzburg Historical Museum Aargau
5600 Lenzburg
Tel: (062) 888-4880
Closed in Winter!

Swiss National Museum (Schweizerisches Landesmuseum)
Museumstrasse 2
8023 Zurich
Tel: (01) 218-6511
Fax: (01) 211-2949
Tel: (01) 218-6565 (tape)
Hours: Tues-Sun 10:30-17:00 Admission: Adults Sfr 5.00 Children Sfr 2.50 Children under 16 Free

Toy Museum Davos/ Spielzeugmuseum  Davos
Promenade 83
7270 Davos Platz
Tel: (081) 413 2848

Sun-Fri 14:00-18:00 Sat closed, guided tours in English on request One of the largest toy museums in Europe, exclusive old toys from the 18th -20th century, tin toys, dolls, dollhouses, stores, kitchens, miniatures,trains, unique exhibit of large, working models from metal construction kits (Meccano-Museum).

posted: 10.09.08

Transport Museum (Verkehrshaus der Schweiz)
Lidostrasse 5
6006 Luzern
Tel: (041) 370-4444 or 0848 85 2020
Fax: (041) 370-6168

Hours: Apr - Oct 10:00 - 18:00 Nov - Mar 10:00 - 17:00
Museum including trains, airplanes, boats, cableways, communication, Planetarium - 'Theatre of the Stars', HIFLYER captive balloon, IMAX Theatre currently playing Helicopters in Action, Ocean Men, Kilimanjaro, Alaska, Amazonas, and Blue Planet).

Zoological Museum
(Zoologisches Museum)
Karl Schmidstrasse 4
8006 Zurich
Tel: (01) 634-3838
Fax: (01) 634-3839

Hours: Tue - Fri 9:00 - 17:00 Sat & Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Mondays closed Free Admission.

Zurich Toy Museum
Fortunagasse 15/Rennweg 26
8001 Zurich
Tel: (01) 211-9305
Fax: (01) 418-9109
Hours: Mon - Fri 14:00-17:00 Sat 13:00-16:00 Free Admission Franz Carl Weber collection of toys from 18th to beginning if 20th century.