Swiss city tips: Art & culture

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  • The Olympic Museum

    To experience the Olympics at close quarters and feel the Olympic spirit the way the athletes felt it, to study the history of the Games from antiquity to today - thanks to the latest computer technology and audiovisual media, all of this can be accomplished in the Olympic Museum in Lausanne.
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  • Travel through time in the House of Museums

    The House of Museums in Olten accommodates the Olten Museum of Nature and the Olten Historical Museum, as well as the Archaeological Museum of the Canton of Solothurn. These three museums take visitors on an impressive journey into the past: through the archaeology within the canton of Solothurn, through the history of the city of Olten as well as the canton, and through the natural history and biodiversity at a region level.
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  • Vaud Museum of Fine Arts (MCBA)

    Opened in 1841, the Vaud Museum of Fine Arts in Lausanne is one of the oldest museums in Switzerland exclusively dedicated to art. The museum presents several temporary exhibitions each year from its collection of 10,000 works.
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  • Textile trail St. Gallen

    Eastern Switzerland is internationally recognised for its textile tradition and for its outstanding expertise in this industry. A trail through the city of St. Gallen will teach you lots of interesting facts about Eastern Switzerland's textile industry.
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  • International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum

    Emotion, discovery, reflection: the Museum offers you a unique opportunity to enter into the history of humanitarian action. An interactive chronology unfurls 150 years of humanitarian history, while current focus enables you to track Red Cross and Red Crescent operations right around the globe.
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  • Experience the 17th century architecture of Fribourg

    Lovers of architecture and history, listen up! Those interested in the architecture and topography of the city of Fribourg in the 17th century will absolutely love what the Werkhof has to offer. A 52m2 model reproduces the architecture and topography of one of the largest mediaeval cities of the 17th century.
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  • Old Arsenal Museum

    The imposing Alte Zeughaus (old armory) shapes Solothurn’s cityscape since a good 400 years and, as historic building as well as museum, is certainly worth a visit.
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  • Art Museum Winterthur

    The Art Museum Winterthur possesses one of the most beautiful modern art collections in Switzerland. But artistic works don’t come to a halt here - as the building constructed in 1995 by the Zurich-based architects Gigon & Guyer makes the hearts of even less passionate art lovers beat faster.
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  • Swiss Writer’s Path

    Is it the Aare River that lets inspiration flow or the milk which used to be given out during school breaks? There’s hardly another city in Switzerland that has produced as many writers as Olten.
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  • Museum Park Oskar Reinhart “Am Römerholz”

    Escape the hustle and bustle of daily life for a short while and enjoy a picnic in the museum garden of the Oskar Reinhart “Am Römerholz” collection. Stately chestnut trees and outdoor sculptures are scattered throughout the verdant park, making it the perfect spot to slow down and recharge.
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  • Introductory course in watchmaking

    Discover the fascinating art of mechanical watchmaking in the Initium watchmaker's workshop. Using a screwdriver and tweezers, watch lovers can try for themselves and assemble a clockwork with great finesse and dexterity.
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  • Museum Rosengart Collection - Klee, Picasso, Cézanne

    The Rosengart Collection is of great importance because it houses two unique groups of works by Paul Klee and Pablo Picasso. In addition, the collection exhibits works by over 20 masters of the 19th and 20th century, including Cézanne, Monet and Matisse.
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  • The Grisons Museum of Fine Arts

    The Grisons Museum of Fine Arts regards itself as an internationally renowned centre for art, both in and from Graubünden. Following its expansion (2014-2016) and addition of the prominent annex built by architect Barozzi Veiga, the museum has become one of the public’s favourite museums in Switzerland.
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  • Centre for Photography

    Photographs are representative of reality – or of alternatives to reality. See the world through a lens at the Fotomuseum in Winterthur. A unique European centre of excellence for photographic art has been established, thanks to collaboration with the Fotostiftung Schweiz.
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  • The nightwatch

    The bell tower of the Gothic cathedral, high on the hill on which the Old Town is built, is home to the city’s most enigmatic resident.
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  • Take your pick at the Basel Paper Mill

    As one of the few museums in Europe dedicated to this art form, the paper mill preserves historical techniques at an authentic site. Participants are shown these traditional techniques and given the opportunity to have a go at making paper and printing themselves.
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  • MASI Lugano – Museo d’arte della Svizzera italiana

    Founded in 2015, after just a few years the Museo d'arte della Svizzera italiana (MASI Lugano) has become one of the most visited art museums in Switzerland. It forms a cultural bridge between the north and south of the Alps, between Latin and Germanic Europe.
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  • Urban Art in Basel

    Basel has some impressive urban art and a lot of exciting things just waiting for you to discover them. The work of national and international graffiti and street artists can be admired in many places throughout the city.
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