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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  • This museum is one of the highlights of my trip to Zurich. It contains very informative and interactive exhibitions about Switzerland, covering archaeology, history, science and literature. Together.....  more »
  • We arrived at 3pm, thinking that a couple of hours before the museum closed at 5pm would be enough, and indeed it would have been had we not found ourselves in part of the museum that focused on...  more »

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