Landesmuseum, Zurich

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History Museum · Museum
In a city filled with renowned galleries and museums, Landesmuseum stands out with its collection of over a million artifacts, arranged in evocative exhibits designed to present the history and cultural heritage of Switzerland. Narrating the birth and the evolution of the Swiss nation, the museum takes visitors from prehistoric times to the present day. Housed inside one of the Old Town's landmark 19th-century buildings, the collection includes furnishings, household items, handicrafts, liturgical sculptures, panel paintings, and carved altars. Be sure to drop by the galleries displaying a collection of 9th-century art, medieval coins, and weapons and armor. By using our Zurich tour planner, you can arrange your visit to Landesmuseum and other attractions in Zurich.
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  • During Covid on a Sunday morning, the museum was nearly empty and we throughly enjoyed being able to explore on our own. The museum does an amazing job using technology to engage the visitor. The...  more »
  • From the outside, the museum is very interesting and looks like a medieval castle. Unfortunately, there was not enough time to go in to see it.  more »

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