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Museum of Anthropology

Museum of Anthropology

Evolution of the Human

The collection at the Museum of Anthropology shows visitors how human beings have evolved from homo australopithecus to our present-day form. The Museum also houses early hominid fossils from Switzerland. Visitors can use interactive tools to explore the world of apes, the functions of the brain and the human skeleton.

Opening Hours

Daily from 12:00 noon to 5:00pm.
Free Entry.

Opening hours on public holidays
Guided Tours


University of Zurich
Museum of Anthropology
Winterthurerstrasse 190
Building Y10
8057 Zurich
Phone +41 44 635 49 54

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