Frequently asked questions

Tue to Sun
10am to 5pm

10am to 8pm

Closed on Mondays


The Museum has parking for the disabled and is accessible for the disabled.

There are restrooms for the disabled in the 'Emerald', in the Villa Wesendonck as well as in the Park-Villa Rieter.


For safety reasons, private prams are not allowed in the galleries. Instead, the Museum has strollers that must be used. They may be flattened out for sleeping. Please store your pram on the first underground floor.


Flash photography in the permanent collection is permitted as well as the use of a tripod.

Due to copyright issues, photography is not permitted in temporary exhibitions.


The consumption of food or drink is not permitted in the galleries. Backpacks and large bags as well as umbrellas must be checked in the cloakroom. Pets are not allowed in the exhibition space.


Drawing in the galleries is permitted only with pencil and coloured pencils. Other materials such as charcoal, watercolours etc. are not allowed.

The Museum offers folding chairs to visitors. Please contact the staff.


If you would like to book a guided tour in English or French, call + 41 (0)44 415 31 11 / 68.

Even if you do not require a guide for your group, kindly inform us of your visit in advance.


The café is located in the former winter garden of the Villa Wesendonck.
In our self-service café we offer various baked goods as well as breakfast in the morning. For lunch, enjoy a hot entrée or sandwiches, salads, soup or a Birchermuesli. The menu also features snacks that complement the current special exhibition. In the afternoon, enjoy delicious pastries, fine tea or coffee.


The Museum Rietberg has a range of wonderful locations for a variety of special events. Would you like us to arrange a tour followed by cocktails, or would you like to rent our auditorium for a lecture or concert? The auditorium has approximately 140 (fixed) seats and a stage (width 5.6 m, depth 2.3 m, height 80 cm).

For more information on facility rental, contact Caroline Delley (T. 044 415 31 68).


We offer four different kinds of membership. For more information click here.