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Sukkulenten-Sammlung Zürich

The Zurich Succulent Plant Collection is the home of one of the largest and most important speciality collections of succulent plants (succulents store water in leaves, stems or roots and grow in arid and semi-arid regions.

There are about 6'000 different species from 77 plant families in the Collection. You can experience this diversity for yourself in seven greenhouses as well as in cold frames and a rockery under the open sky. Join us for an exciting trip around the world.

This museum greets you in the following languages: D/F/I/E
Opening 1931

Auf Kaktus-Safari mit Sara Dorn: Ein Erlebnisrundgang für Kinder (9 und 13 Jahren).
Auf Kaktus-Safari mit Sara Dorn: Ein Erlebnisrundgang für Kinder (9 und 13 Jahren).
View into the Africa House.
View into the Africa House.
The colour mix of Parodia purpurea make a big impression.
The colour mix of Parodia purpurea make a big impression.

Current exhibition(s)

Living Walls and Roofs - How Plants Conquer Space

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Living walls and roofs boost the well-being of urban population and natural diversity, can be combined with solar collectors and roof-decks as well as improve microclimate on and in buildings.
You can discover the phenomenal adaptation strategies developed by plants and the ways in which they conquer space by creeping, climbing or flying. Be faster than the competitor, conquer new places with seeds, or firmly anchored with tendrils are important characteristics to survive.

The exhibition is documented in the following languages: D/E
Guided tours are offered in the following languages: D/E
Zur Ausstellung erscheint ein umfangreiches Magazin mit weiterführenden Informationen und einem Comic von Andreas Gefe.
Living Walls and Roofs - How Plants Conquer Space
  • Science
    Science

Location of the museum

Mythenquai 88
8002 Zürich

Location/directions

Mythenquai 88, beim Strandbad. Bus 161/165 ab Bürkliplatz bis Haltestelle Sukkulentensammlung od. Tram 7 bis Haltestelle Brunaustrasse

Open

Daily 9am-4:30pm
Guided tours by appointment
Plant and care information: Wed 2-4pm, +41 44 412 12 84

Admission

Free admission

Contact

Sukkulenten-Sammlung Zürich
Grün Stadt Zürich
Mythenquai 88
8002 Zürich
044 412 12 80 Telephone (Zentrale)
044 412 12 81 Telephone
044 412 12 88 Fax
sukkulenten@zuerich.ch
http://www.stadt-zuerich.ch/sukkulenten
  • Member of the Swiss Museums Association.
    Member of the Swiss Museums Association.
  • Museum pass: holders of the Swiss museum pass have free admission.
    Museum pass: holders of the Swiss museum pass have free admission.
  • Museumslupe: the museum has an entry in the Museumslupe, the digital children's guide for art and culture.
    Museumslupe: the museum has an entry in the Museumslupe, the digital children's guide for art and culture.
  • Parking
    Parking
  • Shop
    Shop
  • Extremely children and family-friendly
    Extremely children and family-friendly
  • Partially wheelchair accessible
    Partially wheelchair accessible
  • Very good accessibility with public transport
    Very good accessibility with public transport