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
Living Walls and Roofs - How Plants Conquer Space-
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.
Location of the museumMythenquai 88
Location/directionsMythenquai 88, beim Strandbad. Bus 161/165 ab Bürkliplatz bis Haltestelle Sukkulentensammlung od. Tram 7 bis Haltestelle Brunaustrasse
Guided tours by appointment
Plant and care information: Wed 2-4pm, +41 44 412 12 84
Grün Stadt Zürich
044 412 12 80 Telephone (Zentrale)
044 412 12 81 Telephone
044 412 12 88 Fax
Member of the Swiss Museums Association.
Extremely children and family-friendly
Partially wheelchair accessible