Opening times

Museum and cafeteria

Tu – Su 10:00 – 17:00

Mo closed

Special opening times

Mo Today 10:00 – 17:00 Whit Monday

Th 6/11/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Corpus Christi

Sa 8/1/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Swiss National Holiday

Sa 8/15/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Assumption Day

Su 11/1/2020 10:00 – 17:00 All Saints´ Day

We 11/11/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Saint Martin

Tu 12/8/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Immaculate Conception

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Opening times

Museum and cafeteria

Tu – Su 10:00 – 17:00

Mo closed

Special opening times

Mo Today 10:00 – 17:00 Whit Monday

Th 6/11/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Corpus Christi

Sa 8/1/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Swiss National Holiday

Sa 8/15/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Assumption Day

Su 11/1/2020 10:00 – 17:00 All Saints´ Day

We 11/11/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Saint Martin

Tu 12/8/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Immaculate Conception

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Forum of Swiss History open

We are happy to welcome you back to the Forum of Swiss History during regular opening hours. The reopening is accompanied by precautionary measures. The permitted number of people in the exhibitions is limited.

Exhibitions

Current blog posts

Katrin Brunner

29. May 2020

The dream of flying

The great names in global history weren’t the only ones who dreamed of flying. Even in the Zürcher Unterland, people were designing and building. Lack of money and scarce resources gave rise to some exceedingly creative aircraft.

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Dominik Landwehr

27. May 2020

When Dutti bought a mountain railway

Towards the end of the 19th century, Switzerland experienced a boom in mountain railway construction. One of these projects was the Monte Generoso railway, opened in 1890. But the railway only survived with the help of a well-known patron.

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Kilian Elsasser

22. May 2020

All electricity is not the same

At the beginning of the 20th century, the electrification of the SBB was a hugely important step for the fledgling electricity sector. However, the issue of what type of energy should be used was a source of tension.

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