What do airplanes and seeds have in common? What did the people of Zurich eat 6000 years ago? Which objects belong in a botanical collection and how do they get there? One thing is certain: The Botanical Museum is one of the most diversified museums of the University of Zurich (UZH).
A selection of the most unusual objects and most exciting people from the research world of botany awaits you. Every collection is inseparably linked to the history and stories of its collectors, many of which you will learn here. After all, the Botanical Museum houses about 45,000 objects: many tied to research in the various disciplines of botany, but also countless used for general teaching in science and art.