UNESCO World Heritage

Convent of St. John

In the Convent of St. John, everyday Benedictine life meets cultural conservation, art and research. The church contains the largest and best preserved early medieval fresco cycle in the world. The convent museum showcases over 1,200 years of history, archaeological artefacts, artworks and depicts everyday life in the convent.

Immerse yourself in the world of the Convent of St. John.

  • The Müstair convent museum

    Twelve hundred years of religious, architectural and art history.

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  • Church and chapel of the Holy Cross

    The centrepiece of the convent with the world’s best preserved fresco cycle.

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  • Convent shop

    Products from the convent and Val Müstair.

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  • Guest house

    Find distance and peace to the hectic everyday life.

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General Information

The museum is open 364 days a year, church and museum tours are offered. Further thematic tours and events on advertised dates are available on the website. The small guest house of the Benedictine nuns invites you to pause and linger.

Admission fees

Museum
Adults: CHF 12,-
Students, apprentices: CHF 8,-
Students: CHF 6,-
Wheelchair free (ground floor only)
Children under 6 years free

Church tour
Adults: CHF 10,-
Students and apprentices: CHF 8,-
Students: CHF 5,-
Children under 6 years free

Opening hours

Monastery Museum
The museum is open daily except 25 December
May - October: 
09:00 - 17:00
Sundays and public holidays 13:30 - 17:00
November - April: 
10:00 - 12:00 and 13:30 - 16:30
Sundays and holidays 13:30 - 16:30
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Monastery shop and guest information
May - October:
9:00 - 18:00
Sundays and public holidays 13:30 - 18:00
November - April: 
10:00 - 12:00 and 13:30 - 16:30
Sundays and holidays 13:30 - 16:30

Contact

UNESCO Welterbe Kloster St. Johann
Museum und Klosterladen

Kloster St. Johann
CH-7537 Müstair,
+41 81 858 61 89
visit-museum@muestair.ch
www.muestair.ch

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