The 20th / 21st-Century Collection

Three sunlamps, metal and quartz-iodine, 1960-1965.
Three sunlamps, metal and quartz-iodine, 1960-1965.
The broad scope and great variety of the collections amassed over time in the museum reflect the encyclopaedic nature of the institution’s mandate. Such an approach ensures high-quality collections, principally because it is based on the currently much-discussed concept of inter-disciplinarity.

By spanning the periods of the museum’s various thematic areas, the curator for the 20th and 21st centuries plays a vital role in our effort to develop individual collections into the present day wherever appropriate. At the same time, it is imperative to identify and address any areas neglected by the museum’s traditional structure. More


Pascale Meyer

Christina Sonderegger

Collections & Documentation
Landesmuseum Zürich
Museumstrasse 2
CH-8021 Zurich

Tel. +41 (0)44 218 65 11
Fax. +41 (0)44 211 29 49

Swiss National Museum
Lindenmoosstrasse 1
CH-8910 Affoltern a. Albis

Tel. +41 (0)44 762 13 13
Fax +41 (0)44 762 13 41
Opening hours
by appointment
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