Museo Casa Rusca


The Museo Casa Rusca is located in a restored building from the 18th century and was inaugurated in 1987. It is home to Locarno's art collections, which are displayed in temporary exhibitions.

In the spaces of the Art Gallery temporary exhibitions are staged regularly and display artworks by Swiss artists and artists from abroad. During exhibition changeover periods the Gallery is closed to the public.

The museum is open from 23.03.2024

Opening hours:
Tuesday - Sunday and public holidays: 10.00h - 16.30h
Monday: closed

Adults CHF 15.00
AVS and domicilied in Locarno CHF 10.00
Students with more than 18 years, groups AVS/AI CHF 8.00
Groups (min. 10 persons) CHF 10.00
Schools, students til 16 years, Card Raiffeisen, Museum Pass, ICOM/AMS: Free admission
Cultural Pass Locarno: ticket for Casa Rusca - Ghisla Art Collection
Ascona-Locarno App: remise de 20%

Combined Ticket Museums Casorella + Castle + Casa Rusca:
adults CHF 18.00
AVS-AI, groups (min. 10 persons) CHF 15.00
students with more than 16 years, groups AVS-AI CHF 10.00

Guided tours by appointment (min. 10 people).
Prices: entry CHF 6.00 pp., and CHF 150.00  for the ide (min. 10 persons).

Accessibility Services

This cultural/tourist point of interest took part in the digital data mapping project on accessibility by Pro Infirmis. The project was carried out with the collaboration and support of Ticino Turismo, the four regional tourist organisations and the Department of Education, Culture and Sport.

All information on the accessibility of the partner in question can be found on the following page.


  • Art museums
  • Ethnographic museums