Völkerkundemuseum der Universität Zürich
The Ethnographic Museum of Zurich University is situated in one of the most amazing spots of downtown Zurich, the Old Botanical Garden, the so called Cat's Park amid the moats of the old fortification. Here you may discover what amazing social, technical and philosophical achievements the different cultures of this world are capable of. Changing exhibitions, manifold events, mysterious archives and a public library give you the opportunity to broaden your horizons.
This museum greets you in the following languages: D
… and all the hills echoed Steep Slope Cultivation in Switzerland and the Himalayas-
The exhibition presents tools and sounds from two geographical areas with specific agricultural techniques: wild hay making in Switzerland and slash-and-burn cultivation in the eastern Himalayas.
The exhibition is documented in the following languages: D
Guided tours are offered in the following languages: D
Folklore and ethnology
Location of the museumPelikanstrasse 40
Location/directionsPelikanstrasse 40, im Park «zur Katz» (alter Botanischer Garten)
OpenDi/Mi/Fr 10-17; Do 10-19; Sa 14-17; So 11-17
ContactVölkerkundemuseum der Universität Zürich
044 634 90 11 Telephone
Member of the Swiss Museums Association.
Completely wheelchair accessible