Museum Burg Zug
Kirchenstrasse 11
CH-6300 Zug
T +41 (0) 41 728 29 70
info@burgzug.ch
 

Tour bookings (private)

 

Opening hours
Tue – Sat 2 - 5 pm
Sun 10 am - 5 pm
Mon closed

Your suggestions and wishes

Accessibility

 

Sun 16.05.
10 am bis 5 pm | free entrance
International Museums Day

Program for adults:
11 a.m. | 1 p.m. | 3 p.m.: Guided tour through the permanent exhibition to the topic: 
"50 years of voting right for women.
Noble, film lover, orient traveler"

12 p.m. | 2 p.m.: Guided tour throught the special exhibition "Yesterday's snow" with translation into Swiss German sign language.
 
All tours will be holding in German and last about 60 minutes. 
 
Program for kids:
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.: open studio at the attic: Snow laboratory for families | from 7 years on
Sun 30.05.
3 pm | CHF 15 | children free
from 5 years | limitied tickets
Guided familiy tour

Five different characters bring Zug's history to life on an interactive tour. This varied guided tour with an actress is an experience for the whole family. The tour will only be holding in German language

Wed 02.06.
Free Wednesday

Free Wednesday: free entrance to the museum

Sun 06.06
2 pm | CHF 10

limited tickets
public guided tour through the permanent exhibition
Wed 09.06
8 pm | CHF 25 | CHF 15
Theatre Burgbachkeller
The museum opens untill 8 pm
Arno Camenisch is reading

The Swiss author Arno Camenisch is reading from his book: «Der letzte Schnee» and «Der Schatten über dem Dorf». 

The event takes place only in german language.

In cooperation with the bookstore Susanne Giger and the theatre Burgbachkeller. 

Fotographer / Copyright: Janosh Abel

Sat 12.06.
CANCELED

2 to 5 pm
free entry to the determination day
Treasure or junk?
determination day at the castle

Experts analyze your objects for free. Please only bring small objects (portable by hand) along. Up to 3 things per person. 

The experts only speak German language.

Due to the extension of the special exhibition «Yesterday's snow - in the pre-Alps» the determination day is postponed. Details will follow. 

 

Sun 13.06
Workshops at
10.30 am | 12.30 pm | 2.30 pm
Adults CHF 15 |
Raiffeisen member CHF 5 |
children free entry |
Raiffeisen Family Sunday with workshops: Peterlis wunderbares Skiabenteuer

To get startet, we listen to the story "Peterli's wundervolles Skiabenteuer". On a short tour through the special exhibition you will discover winter sports, equipment and clothing from bygone times

Finally everyone cut out their own snowflake and the young guests design the inner workings of a snow globe. 

Limited numer of participants | Raiffeisen members have prioritiy | 

From 6 years | without parents from 8 years

Workshops and short tours will be holding in german language only.

Sun 20.06
Workshops at
10.30 am | 12.30 pm | 2.30 pm
Adults CHF 15 |
Raiffeisen member CHF 5 |
children free entry |
Raiffeisen family Sunday with workshops: Modische Zeitreise

 

In a short tour you go on a fashionable journey through time from the Middle Ages to the modern era. In the historical rooms of the castle you will discover medieval protective clothing, baroque robes and wigs. A little handicraft to take away rounds off the journey through time.

Limited numer of participants | Raiffeisen members have prioritiy | 

From 6 years | without parents from 8 years

Workshops and short tours will be held in german language only.

All workshops are holding in German language only

Sun 27.06.
3 pm | CHF 15 | children free
from 5 years | limitied tickets
Guided familiy tour

Five different characters bring Zug's history to life on an interactive tour. This varied guided tour with an actress is an experience for the whole family. The tour will only be holding in German language

Wed 07.07.
Free Wednesday

Free entry in all exhibitions

Thu 20.07.
10 am | CHF 20 | limited tickets | from 60 years on
Guided tour of the special exhibition

Guided tour through the exhibition «Yesterday's snow - in the pre-alps». 

Registration required at: anmeldung@zg.prosenectute.ch
A cooperation with Pro Senectute Kanton Zug

The guided tour is hold in German language.

Mon 05.07. to Fri 23.07.
Ferienpass at Museum Burg Zug
Information and registration: www.zuger-ferienpass.ch
 
All courses are hold in German language.

 

Sun 01.08.
10 am to 5 pm | free entry
Contact data are registered
Swiss national holiday

Details will follow. Tinker laterns at the castle yard for children.  

Wed 04.08.
Free Wednesday

Free entry in all exhibitions

Mon 09.08. until Wed morning 11.08. and
Wed afternoon 11.08. until Fri 13.08.

8.30 am to 12 am
2.30 pm to 5 pm
Sledge building course

Course only in german language.

Build your own typical Zug-sledge.

In cooperation with Loreto - Kurse, Werkstätten, Sprachen
Inscription under www.loreto.ggz.ch

Costs: CHF 270 (plus CHF 150 materials)

From 18 years on | 15-17 year olds with accompanying adult 

Number of places limited

Sun 15.08.
10 am to 5 pm | free entry
Dernière special exhibition

12 pm | 2 pm  | 4 pm:
Guided tours through the exhibition «Yesterday's snow - in the pre-alps»

All tours are hold in German language. 

Sat 28.08.
2 pm | CHF 10 | limited tickets
Guided tour through the permanent exhibition

«Noblesse oblige. Living and working of the aristocratic family Zurlauben»

Registration required: info.mbz@zg.ch

A cooperation with the historical club of Nidwalden.

Sun 29.08.
3 pm | CHF 15 | from 5 years on | children free entrance
Guided family tour

Interactive guided tour for families with historical characters played by an actress. 

The tour is hold in German language.

Wed 01.09.
Free Wednesday

Free entry in all exhibitions.

Thu 02.09.
6 pm | CHF 10
Once in Zug - 1971: 50 years of women voting rights

«Noble, film lover, traveler to the Orient»
Guided tour through the permanent exhibition.

The tour is hold in German language.

Sun 12.09.
10 am to 5 pm | free entry | limited numbers of tickets | costs of handicraft materials CHF 5
European Heritage Days

11 am to 4 pm:
Guided tour through the permanent exhibition: «Of lead rods, stove tiles and paper wallpaper»
The tours are hold in German language.

10 am to 5 pm in the museum:
A wood turner and a shoemaker show and explain their traditional crafts. Decorate a small leather bag or a key ring by yourself in the attic. 

Sun 26.09.
3 pm | CHF 15 | children free entrance | from 5 years on | only in German | limited tickets
Guided family tour

Five figures, played by an actress, introduce families to the history of Zug. 

The tour is hold in German language.

Do 30.09.
7 pm | CHF 10
Once in Zug - 1971: 50 years of women voting rights

Author Reading «Emilie Lieberherr, Pionierin der Schweizer Frauenpolitik» with Trudi von Fellenberg-Bitzi, author und journalist from Zug

picture: www.nnz-libro.ch

Sun 03.10.
10 am to 5 pm | CHF 10 | children free entry
6th Swiss Castle Day «Women at castles»

More information from August on

Wed 06.10.
Free Wednesday

Free entry in all exhibitions

Sun 10.10.
2 pm | CHF 10
Guided tour through the permanent exhibition

«The building history of the Zug Castle. 26 building steps during time laps»

Wed 20.10.
7 pm | CHF 10
Once in Zug - 1971: 50 years of women voting rights

Presentation «Zug um Zug zum Frauenstimm- und Wahlrecht in Zug» with Dr. Franziska Rogger, historian an author

The presentation is hold in German language.

Fri 29.10.
2 pm to 4 pm | free Entry | tickets limited
Living at Museum Castle Zug

Living spaces yesterday and today

Discover the special features of living quarters from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries on a guided tour. Be part of an additional short presentation by Martin Kolb, Managing Director Pro Senectute Kanton Zug, on the latest in living in old age. 
 

Only in German language.

Registration required at: anmeldung@zg.prosenectute.ch

Sat 30.10.
2 pm | CHF 10 | limited tickets
Guided tour through the permanent exhibition

«Noblesse oblige. Living and working of the aristocratic family Zurlauben»

Registration required: info.mbz@zg.ch

A cooperation with the historical club of Nidwalden.

Sun 31.10.
3 pm | CHF 15 | children free entrance | from 5 years on | only in German | limited tickets
Guided family tour

Five figures, played by an actress, introduce families to the history of Zug. 

The tour is hold in German language.

Wed 03.11.
Free Wednesday

Free entry in all exhibitions

Sat 06.11. and Sun 07.11.
free entry | from 8 years on
Sat 2 pm to 4 pm
Sun 12.30 pm to 2.30 pm
ABRAXAS-Festival: «Ida und die Welt hinterm Kaiserzipf»
Reading by the author Linda Schwalbe for children with a small tour in the permanent exhibition following a female explorer from Zug and handicraft with the Kaleio magazine.
 
Duration around 2 hours, only reading around 1 hour
 
More information and ticket reservation at www.abraxas-festival.ch

A cooperation with Abraxas Kinder- und Jugendliteratur-Festival

The programme is hold in German language.

Sun 14.11.
2 pm | CHF 10
Once in Zug - 1971: 50 years of women voting rights

«Noble, film lover, traveler to the Orient»
Guided tour through the permanent exhibition

Wed 24.11.
4 pm | free entry | limited tickets
Adult programme at the children's college of the PH Zug

«With children at the Zug Castle Museum! On the trail of the past»

Information and registration on www.kinderhochschule.phzg.ch
A cooperation with PH Zug

Sun 28.11
3 pm | CHF 15 | children free entrance | from 5 years on | only in German | limited tickets
Guided family tour

Five figures, played by an actress, introduce families to the history of Zug. 

The tour is hold in German language.

Wed 01.12.
Free Wednesday

Free entry in all exhibitions

Sun 05.12.
2 pm to 5 pm | free entry from 2 pm on
Zuger Märlisunntig at Zug Castle Museum

More information from October on

Wed 15.12.
6 pm | CHF 10 | only in German
Guided tour through the permanent exhibition

The thematic tours in the permanent exhibition take up the backgrounds and facts of the city and cantonal history of Zug and make them interactively accessible in one hour.

The tour is hold in German language.

Fri 24.12./Sat 25.12.
The museum stays closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
Sun 26.12. to Sun 02.01.
Opening hours 26.12. to 02.01.

Sun, 26th December: 10 am to 5 pm
Mon, 27th December: closed
Tue, 28th December: 2 pm to 5 pm
Wed, 29th December: 2 pm to 5 pm
Thu, 30th December: 2 pm to 5 pm
Fri, 31st December: 10 am to 5 pm
Sat, 1st January: closed
Sun, 2nd January: 10 am to 5 pm