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Zentralbibliothek Zürich

The Zentralbibliothek Zürich is the city’s cantonal, municipal and university library. With over 6.6 million books and half a million visitors per year, it is one of the largest libraries in Switzerland.

The Zentralbibliothek is at the same time a museum, which brings to life Zürich’s history by means of regular exhibitions held in the treasure chamber of the Predigerchor, thus presenting the library’s priceless collections to the general public.

This museum greets you in the following languages: D
Opening 1917

Der Altbau der Zentralbibliothek
Der Altbau der Zentralbibliothek
Blick in die Schatzkammer
Blick in die Schatzkammer

Current exhibitions

Starke Zürcherinnen - Wie sie vor 1971 Einfluss nahmen

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Auch vor der Einführung des Frauenstimmrechts prägten mutige Frauen Zürichs Entwicklung mit.

The exhibition is documented in the following languages: D
Starke Zürcherinnen - Wie sie vor 1971 Einfluss nahmen
  • Thematic cultural asset
    Thematic cultural asset
  • History
    History

Location of the museum

Zähringerplatz 6
8001 Zürich

Location/directions

Tram: 4/15 Rudolf Brun-Brücke Tram: 3/31 Neumarkt

Open

Predigerchor: Mo-Fr 13-17; Sa 13-16

Admission

Eintritt frei

Contact

Zentralbibliothek Zürich
Zähringerplatz 6
8001 Zürich
044 268 31 00 Telephone
044 268 32 90 Fax
zb@zb.uzh.ch
http://www.zb.uzh.ch
  • Member of the Swiss Museums Association.
    Member of the Swiss Museums Association.
  • Cafeteria
    Cafeteria
  • Completely wheelchair accessible
    Completely wheelchair accessible
  • Very good accessibility with public transport
    Very good accessibility with public transport