Private tours in sign language
Would your group like a private tour of the exhibition in sign language? We will be happy to arrange this.
Workshops for the blind and visually impaired
The museum will shortly be offering a module for the blind and visually impaired in the MATERIAL ARCHIV, as part of the "Workshops for everyone" series. Interested? Please contact us and we will keep you informed.
The museum building is fully wheelchair accessible, including the toilet facilities. Access to the museum is via a ramp, the upper floors are served by a lift, and a wheelchair is available if required. If you need additional assistance, our reception team will be happy to help. Entrance to the Gewerbemuseum Winterthur is free for the disabled person and their companion, on production of proof of disability.
If you would like to sit down from time to time while visiting the exhibition or during a guided tour, you may borrow a folding chair at the reception desk.
Plan your visit
Opening hours & public holidays
Tuesday to Sunday
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Please note our special opening hours on public holidays.
Christmas Eve, Monday, 24 December 2019, closed
Christmas Day, Tuesday, 25 December 2019, closed
Boxing Day, Wednesday, 26 December 2019, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
New Year’s Eve, Monday, 31 December 2019, closed
New Year’s Day, Tuesday, 1 January 2019, closed
Local holiday, Wednesday, 2 January 2019, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Fasnacht carnival, Sunday, 10 March 2019, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Fasnacht carnival, Monday, 11 March 2019, closed
Maundy Thursday, Thursday, 18 April 2019, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Good Friday, Friday, 19 April 2019, closed
Easter Sunday, Sunday, 21 April 2019, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Easter Monday, Monday, 22 April 2019, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Labour Day, Wednesday, 1 May 2019, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Ascension Day, Thursday, 30 May 2019, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Whit Sunday, Sunday, 9 June 2019, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Whit Monday, Monday, 10 June 2019, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
St. Alban's Festival, Saturday, 29 June 2019, closed
St. Alban's Festival, Sunday, 30 June 2019, closed
National holiday, Thursday, 1 August 2019, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Christmas Eve, Tuesday, 24 December 2019, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Christmas Day, Wednesday, 25 December 2019, closed
Boxing Day, Thursday, 26 December 2019, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
New Year’s Eve, Tuesday, 31 December 2019, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
New Year’s Day, Wednesday, 1 January 2020, closed
Local holiday, Thursday, 2 January 2020, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tickets & private functions
Private tours and catering
Private groups can put together a tailor-made cultural programme for their visit to the Gewerbemuseum Winterthur. We offer private tours during and outside our regular opening hours. If you wish, you can also book a drinks reception with buffet at the museum, organized by our in-house catering team.
Information and enquiries
T +41 (0)52 267 51 36 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Prices of private tours
Room hire for private functions: please enquire.
Directions & parking
Getting here by public transport
Walk from Winterthur main railway station to Untertor, continue along Marktgasse as far as the fountain, turn right into Untere Kirchgasse and continue to Kirchplatz. This takes just under 10 minutes on foot from the station.
Or travel two stops on bus number 1, 3, 5 or 14 from the main railway station, alighting at the Stadthaus stop. Then turn right into Oberer Graben, right into Marktgasse, left into Obere Kirchgasse and continue to Kirchplatz.
From Zurich take the Winterthur-Töss exit, from St. Gallen take the Oberwinterthur exit and from Schaffhausen take the Winterthur-Ohringen exit and proceed to the Technikum-Nord car park (no parking spaces in the immediate vicinity of the museum), then walk through Steinberggasse and Obere Kirchgasse to Kirchplatz.
Deliveries / Dropping off and picking up passengers
On Tuesday mornings and Friday mornings, access via Technikumstrasse, Neumarkt, Steinberggasse and Obere Kirchgasse is closed because of the street market.
Friends of the Gewerbemuseum Winterthur
Would you like to make an active contribution to the success of our exhibitions? Ambitious museums rely on committed individuals – why not support selected activities of the Gewerbemuseum Winterthur by becoming a Friend of the Gewerbemuseum?