Vitra Design Museum Open daily from noon to 5 pm

The progressive reopening of commercial and cultural life is also taking place on the Vitra Campus: the Campus and Vitra Design Museum is now open to visitors from 12 to 5 pm daily. This applies to the current exhibitions of the Vitra Design Museum as well as the shops in the museum, Vitra Schaudepot and VitraHaus. During the re-opening process on the Vitra Campus, the safety and health of both visitors and employees will continue to be of utmost priority.

General information and Restaurants

In the coming weeks, the activities and opening hours on the Vitra Campus will be successively expanded as normal operations are gradually resumed. The VitraHaus Café is open daily from noon to 5 pm and will offer table service with hot meals. The Depot Deli is open to visitors on Wednesdays to Sundays from 10 am to 3 pm with a menu of hot and cold Italian dishes.

As soon as we can expand our program further, we will inform you via our newsletter.

As part of the gradual reinstatement of our events calendar – in conformance with the limitations on group gatherings – the Vitra Design Museum currently offers the following activities:

Architecture tours

Architecture Tours in German
       > Wednesday to Sunday as well as on German holidays
          1:30 pm, Vitra Design Museum (Frank Gehry building)

       > Every Saturday, Sunday as well as on German holidays
          12:30 pm, Vitra Schaudepot

Architecture Tours in English
       > Every Staturday
          2 pm, Vitra Schaudepot

Architecture Tour in French
       > On the first weekend of the month (Saturdays and Sundays)
       > On French holidays: 14 July and 15 August 2020
          2:30 pm, Vitra Schaudepot


In the workshops of the Vitra Design Museum, participants become acquainted with the design process from the idea and sketch up to the finished product. Select design themes are addressed and objects are created that participants can take home afterwards. You can find overview on the current workshop offer here.


The Dandy Dinner
Exhibition Tour and Dinner in the Style of Cecil Beaton
Saturday, 1 August 2020
6 pm, Vitra Design Museum

More information here

Safety Measures

Comprehensive safety and hygiene concepts have been implemented in accordance with governmental regulations and in consultation with a medical task force, in order to provide maximum protection for campus visitors and employees, while still offering an optimal experience of design and architecture.

Responsible behaviour of our guests: Wash your hands thoroughly, keep social distancing in mind (min. 1,5 meter), please stay at home if you are experiencing flu-like symptoms, don’t shake hands, use your elbow if you need to sneeze or cough etc.

Face masks are required in all public open spaces on the Vitra Campus and buildings such as the Vitra Design Museum, Vitra Schaudepot, the Vitra Design Museum, and the VitraHaus, this also applies to guided tours and workshops (Disposable masks can be provided).

Spit protection has been installed at all receptions, cash registers, and shops on Campus.

Floor markings and information points help to guide guests.

Payment with debit or credit card is preferred (cash payments are still possible).

Lockers are not available for the time being, there’s only a limited capacity to store coats and jackets.

Maximum number of guests in public buildings and during guided tours and workshops:
   > Max. 50 guests at the Vitra Design Museum (Frank Gehry building)
   > Max. 8 guests at the Vitra Design Museum Gallery
   > Max. 50 guests at the Vitra Schaudepot
   > Max. 20 guests at the shop of VitraHaus
   > Max. 19 participants (and 1 guide) during guided tours
   > Max. 10 participants (and 1 workshop leader) during workshops

All hygiene and safety concepts that serve to ensure the safety of employees and visitors are continuously evaluated and updated in order to be able to offer you the best possible experience in the Vitra Design Museum while taking all precautionary measures.