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  • Art and History Museum

    At the heart of the charming medieval old town of Fribourg - just a few steps from the Espace Jean Tinguely / Niki de Saint-Phalle - the museum of art and history invites you on diverse journeys of discovery. And very few people know that the Musée d'Art et d'Histoire houses the largest collection of sculptures of Switzerland.
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  • Natural History Museum

    On nature’s trail – the Natural History Museum Bern is one of the most renowned in Switzerland. Its historic exhibitions of native and exotic animals are unique in Europe and are the reasons for the museum’s international reputation.
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  • Chillon Castle

    Chillon Castle is located on a rock on the banks of Lake Geneva. The water castle is the most visited historic building in Switzerland. For nearly four centuries Chillon was the residence and profitable toll station of the Counts of Savoy.
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  • Augusta Raurica - The Roman City

    Bake bread in a wood-fired oven, make pottery like the Romans did, work on a real archaeological excavation or have a picnic at the amphitheatre – there are many ways to experience the past at Augusta Raurica, the best-preserved Roman town north of the Alps.
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  • Rhaetian Museum

    The exhibition at the Graubünden Museum of History includes archaeological, cultural and folk art objects from all over Graubünden from pre-historic times, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance and Baroque periods through to the 19th and early 20th centuries.
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  • Johanna-Spyri-Museum

    It is not only Heidi’s world, but also that of her creator that you get to know in Zürich’s Hirzel. This is where the little Johanna Louise Heusser went to school. Since 1981 the Johanna Spyri Museum has been located in the “Old School House”.
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  • Castle of Gruyères

    At the highest point in the medieval town of Gruyères lies the majestic Castle of Gruyères. Amidst a glorious panorama, a visit to this castle provides a fascinating insight into 800 years of history, art and legends.
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  • Basel Historical Museum - Barfüsserkirche

    The Basel Historical Museum with its three sites is widely regarded as the most important museum of cultural history on the Upper Rhine. It collects, conserves, records and researches objects and artefacts of relevance to our cultural heritage for future generations, tells visitors the story of Basel, and is a place for discourse and engagement with both present and future.
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  • Muri Abbey and the Habsburg burial place

    This former Benedictine monastery with its cloister, crypt and Switzerland's largest nave, is closely linked to the history of the Habsburg dynasty. The oldest burial place of the Habsburgs is in the unique Abbey church; later tombs are in the Loreto chapel, with the hearts of Emperor Karl and his consort Zita.
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  • Burghalde Museum

    The permanent exhibition “Travelling through times and cultures” takes visitors on a journey through 15,000 years of culture and history – a journey you can experience personally with all your senses.
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  • Valaisian Suonen Museum

    The Valaisian Suonen Museum is in the heart of the little village of Botyre (Ayent Community) 6 kilometres away from Anzère. It is dedicated to issues pertaining to the Suonen (ancient irrigation channels).
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  • Textilland Ostschweiz

    World-renowned celebrities such as Lady Gaga and Michelle Obama bear witness to eastern Switzerland’s quality textile enterprises. And products range from finest Haute Couture to architecture.
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  • Stockalper Castle - Emblem of Upper Valais

    The people of Brig are proud of the Stockalper Palace, which was built in the 17th century by Kaspar Stockalper. Visiting the cellars, arcades and halls of the palace, then dreaming in the palace garden under rose bushes, enjoying the view of the monastery, the Jesuit church and Brig's Old Town with their towers - simply delightful!. In the palace halls are wallpaper and silk-paintings designed in Paris in the 18th century.
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  • Museum zur Allerheiligen

    The Museum zu Allerheiligen is one of Schaffhausen’s most significant places of interest. Here, archaeology, history and art as well as natural history converge under one roof. In addition to its extensive permanent exhibitions, the museum hosts between six and eight special exhibitions each year.
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  • Zug Castle Museum

    On the edge of the old town, Zug Castle is the oldest still preserved profane building in Zug and is a landmark of the city. With its many nooks and crannies, Zug Castle has been home to the museum of cultural history for the city and the Canton of Zug since 1983.
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  • The fortifications of the city of fribourg

    THE FORTIFICATIONS WILL REOPEN TO THE PUBLIC AT EASTER 2019! The fortifications of the city of Friborg were built in the Middle Ages, between the 13th and the 15th century. The topography of the city was an asset for the creation of Fribourg. Its steep cliffs in molasse and the meanders of the river Sarine constituted a natural barrier against the enemy and the invasions. It is therefore on the west side of the city that the fortifications were built and thus formed a protective enclosure of the city.
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  • Munot Fortress and Old Town

    An old city with 171 bay windows and artistically painted facades, a majestic fortress above the town, with a guard who has been ensuring law and order since 1377. A visit to the city of Schaffhausen is like a journey through time.
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  • Collegiate Library

    St. Gallen's Abbey precinct with its magnificent baroque cathedral is a unique historic ensemble. The Abbey library is one of the world's oldest and loveliest libraries.
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  • Vevey Historical Museum

    The Historical Museum has the task of preserving the cultural heritage of Vevey and its surroundings. This charming museum offers a variety-filled tour on which regional themes and original collections alternate.
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  • Habsburg Castle

    From a distance the term "double castle" makes little sense, but as soon as you stand on the grounds of the Habsburg Castle all becomes clear: Only the foundations of the front castle, which was built around 1000 years ago, still stand - while at the rear you spy a whole castle royally perched on the hill at the height of bad Schinznach.
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