With its collection of 160,000 items in some 80 languages, the Martin Bodmer Foundation is among the largest private libraries in the world.
Apropos culture – you can find plenty more of this at the Museo d’Arte della Città di Lugano, also known simply as the Museo d’Arte.
The CentrePasquArt is a space for innovative, creative young artists and encourages those with talent to develop new works of art for the exhibitions.
Mamco is to date the largest contemporary art museum in Switzerland. It enjoys an international reputation and is recognised as an institution of reference of the contemporary scene.