Collection of maps

Area of collection

Switzerland, especially canton and city of Zurich


Folder in reading room (on the grey map cabinet by the window)

The maps of the Landestopographie (Federal Office of Topography) and the Geologische Atlas der Schweiz (geological atlas of Switzerland) can be found in the Rechercheportal.



Maps can only be consulted in the reading room.

Exceptions are the folded maps of the Landestopographie, Geologischer Atlas der Schweiz.

Unfolded maps may not be folded!
Kartenportal.CH is the specialist portal for maps from libraries and archives in Switzerland. The metacatalogue provided contains half a million maps from all over the world.


If you are interested in foreign maps, we suggest you consult the map collections at ZB Zürich or ETH Zürich