Museum Burg Zug
Kirchenstrasse 11
CH-6300 Zug
T +41 (0) 41 728 29 70


Opening hours
Tue – Sat 14 –17 h
Sun 10 –17 h
Mon closed

Public holidays

Admission fees
CHF 10, reduced CHF 6
Groups of 10 people CHF 8
Children under 16 free
First Wednesday every month free

Persons with a disability 
We recommend a visit with an accompanying person.

Tour bookings

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Sacred art

The collection includes works from the High Middle Ages to the 20th century. One important group is made up of objects from the Late Middle Ages, including some remarkable items such as sandstone figures from the choir buttresses of neighbouring St. Oswald’s church and two tower monstrances. Originally most of the artists and craftsmen came from outside of Zug, but this changed during the Baroque period, when the work was carried out by a number of local painters, sculptors and goldsmiths. The latter in particular achieved a standard that was recognised nationally, with their expertise demonstrated particularly in silver sculptures in the round. Apart from the Catholic church, private donors also commissioned works of religious art. Many of the precious works of art are on permanent loan from the local Catholic parishes.
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