The department dedicated to the cantonal past showcases history dating back to the first settlements in this region. The textile museum deals in depth with what was for a long time the canton’s most important branch of industry. The Military Museum presents a spectrum of topics, ranging from the foreign legion to Glarus Battalion 85. The Ski Sports Museum showcases the pioneering role of the Glarus Region in ski sports. The original rooms in the Freuler Palace can be admired In the Residence Museum.