The VitraHaus, the Interior Studio, the Vitra Design Museum Shops, the VitraHaus Café, the Vitra Design Museum and the Gallery and Vitra Schaudepot are again open daily from 12 noon to 5 pm. The Depot Deli is open Wednesday to Sunday from 09:30 am to 2 pm.
All visitors can register on site when arriving on the Vitra Campus and have to comply with the applicable hygiene regulations. Visitors from Switzerland and France may again visit the Vitra Campus in Germany for 24 hours without restriction.
The VitraHaus Café offers hot dishes daily from 12 noon to 5 pm. A take-away selection of drinks and snacks will continue to be available. The Depot Deli offers a brunch with regional products Wednesday to Sunday from 9:30 to 14:00.
A time slot for your visit to the Vitra Design Museum can be booked online at www.design-museum.reservix.de
or via the Vitra Campus App
Due to restrictions on group gatherings, the Vitra Design Museum will offer guided tours only with reduced numbers of participants from Friday, 4 June 2021. For more information, please visit www.design-museum.de
The VitraHaus, a striking building designed by Basel-based architects Herzog & de Meuron, is Vitra’s flagship store and also serves as a field of experimentation. To commemorate the ten-year anniversary of the VitraHaus in 2020, Vitra has encapsulated the experiences and insights of the past decade in a new interior. Under the current provisions, visitors have access to the all levels of the VitraHaus, the shop on the ground floor and can also book an appointment for a personal product consultation. The VitraHaus Café can only be visited with proof of one of the 3Gs ( fully vaccinated, recovered or tested).Vitra Design Museum
The major Vitra Design Museum exhibition »German Design 1949–1989: Two Countries, One History« is open to visitors daily from 12 to 5pm beginning on 20 March 2021. More than thirty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Vitra Design Museum presents the first panoramic overview of post-war design in the two Germanies. From 20 March to 5 September 2021, the exhibition »German Design 1949–1989: Two Countries, One History« will offer a comparative selection of design from East and West Germany and explore ideological and aesthetic differences as well as parallels and interrelations between East and West. Exhibits range from iconic pieces of furniture and lamps to graphic, industrial, and interior design to fashions, textiles, and personal ornaments.Vitra Design Museum Gallery
The exhibition »Memphis: 40 Years of Kitsch and Elegance« is currently on display in the Vitra Design Museum Gallery. The Italian design collective Memphis was one of the most unusual phenomena to emerge in the realm of design over the past decades. The exhibition celebrates the fortieth anniversary of the group’s founding with a presentation of furniture, lamps, bowls, drawings, sketches, and photographs that offer new perspectives on the world of Memphis. Exhibits include works by Ettore Sottsass, Michele De Lucchi, Martine Bedin, Michael Graves, Barbara Radice, Peter Shire, Nathalie Du Pasquier, and Shiro Kuramata.Digital Initiative
The Vitra Design Museum continues to offer an expanded programme on its digital channels (website, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter), making it possible for guests who still cannot visit the campus and museum in person to experience its current exhibitions. The formats include video tours of the present shows with their respective curators, online presentations of the collection and regular live talks on Instagram.