More than a hundred archaeological sites hidden underground or at the bottom of lakes have been brought to light in the last few years and these have provided us with more historical information about topics from Neanderthal man to the Middle Ages.
Since 1951 the former grammar school at the city park houses around 600 pictures and drawings by Swiss, German and Austrian artists. We owe this to the Winterthur art patron Oskar Reinhart.
The National Museum houses the largest cultural and historical collection in the country. Behind its over 100-year-old walls, history comes to life as visitors gain an insight into how previous generations lived, thought and felt.