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Friends of Zug Castle

Friends of Zug Castle

In its permanent and special exhibitions, the Museum Burg Zug offers its visitors exhibitions on a variety of themes, accompanied by a calendar of events, a range of guided tours, special events and workshops for children and schools as well as a programme of seasonal events. This makes the Museum and important part of the lively atmosphere and attractive cultural life of Zug.

In order to continue its work, the Museum Burg Zug depends on subsidies, for instance from the Friends of Zug Castle, its main patron. Become a Friend of Zug Castle to support the cultural life of Zug and to preserve the city's cultural heritage.

The association

The Friends of Zug Castle association has just under 200 members of all alges, most of whom live in Canton Zug and surrounding areas and are interested in history and culture. On joint excursions to all kinds of places they enjoy spending time together and chatting about their historical and cultural knowledge.

Become a Friend of Zug Castle

Would you like to become a member und support the Museum Burg Zug?

Membership benefits:

  • Free admission to all exhibitions and public guided tours
  • Discounts at special events and on publications
  • Personal invitations to the opening of all special exhibitions
  • Information and invitations to all events
  • Invitations to different excursions tracing the history of Zug
  • Unique insights into the museum and its collections
  • A guided tour of the storage facilities of the Museum Burg Zug

Annual membership fees:

  • Individual membership: CHF 50
  • Couple membership: CHF 75
  • Junior membership (16 to 25 years): CHF 20
  • Corporate membership: CHF 250

The board members are:

Vreny Landtwing-Gschwend, cashier
Martina Arnold
Valentin Hartmann
Judith Müller, president
Mette Rotbøll
Anu-Maaria Calamnius-Puhakka

(from left to right)

Upcoming events

  • Thursday, 27 June 2024 | 12.30 - 13.30 h: Regulars' table - A look behind the scenes at Museum Burg Zug: followed by a get-together Christoph Tschanz, exhibition curator, "Picked out - trouvailles from the collection". Christoph Tschanz explains a new element in the permanent exhibition that provides an insight into the collection. Currently, 12 objects from the collection can be admired online - in a completely analogue way. Afterwards, you can enjoy a cosy coffee together in the cafeteria of the Museum Burg Zug. Please register by Wednesday, 26 June, 5 p.m. at or 041 728 29 70.
  • Thursday, 19  September 2024 | 14 – 15 h: Regulars' table - A look behind the scenes at Museum Burg Zug: followed by a get-together
  • Thursday 24 October 2024 | Members assembly
  • Thursday, 28 November 2024 | 14 – 15 h: Regulars' table - A look behind the scenes at Museum Burg Zug: followed by a get-together
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