We are pleased to welcome you to the Fraumünster. Here you can find all the information you need to plan your visit.
1 March – 31 October
10 am – 6 pm
1 November – 28 February
10 am – 5 pm
Last entry 15 minutes before closing.
Opening hours are subject to change at short notice.
Church service: Sunday at 10 am
The service will be held in German.
The church opens at 12 pm for visitors.
Fri, 29 September - The church is open from 12 until 5.30 pm.
Sun, 1 October - After the Service, the church is closed.
Wed, 4 October - The church is open until 4 pm.
Thur, 5 October - The church is open until 4 pm.
Wed, 11 October - The church is open until 5.30 pm.
Fri, 20 October - The church is open until 2.30 pm.
Sat, 21 October - The church is open from 11 am.
Wed, 25 October - The church is open until 5.30 pm.
Sun, 29 October - The church is open from 1.30 pm.
All events and services can be found in the ↗ calendar (German).
The crypt harbours the oldest remnants of the Fraumünster abbey. A multimedia exhibit portrays more than 1200 years of the city's and church's history.
You can visit the crypt museum during the opening hours of the church.
At the Fraumünster shop in the transept of the church, you'll find a hand-picked, unique range of goods. Notably, products with Chagall window motifs are available exclusively here.
Admission and information fee for touristic visits: CHF 5.– (cash, TWINT or credit card)
Free of charge for:
Included in the fee:
Public guided tours are conducted in German.
The churches situated in the old town have many facets. We regularly offer public guided tours on over 20 topics.
↗ Program and registration
We offer a variety of private guided tours which can be booked in English.
↗ More about private tours
Would you like to visit the church with a larger group – possibly with your own guide? Reserve a time slot here.
↗ Information and registration
Learn more about the Reformation, the history of Fraumünster, the windows by Chagall and Giacometti and the exhibit in the crypt through our audio guide.
Tram 2, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 13 to «Paradeplatz»
or Tram 15 and 4 to «Helmhaus»
2 minutes walk
Access by car is permitted between 5 am and 12 pm, but parking is only available with a permit.
Access for deliveries for an event in the church is also possible after noon with an access permit in the restricted zone.
You can find more information on how to get here in our FAQ.
Visit our FAQ with answers to the most frequently asked questions, write us a message or drop by in person. We are looking forward to hearing from you!