Opening times

Museum

Tu – Su 10:00 – 17:00

Mo closed

Special opening times

Fr 3/19/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Saint Joseph

Fr 4/2/2021 closed Good Friday

Su 4/4/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Easter

Mo 4/5/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Easter Monday

Sa 5/1/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Labour Day

Su 5/9/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Mother´s Day

Th 5/13/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Ascension Day

Su 5/23/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Pentecoste

Mo 5/24/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Whit Monday

Th 6/3/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Corpus Christi

Su 8/1/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Swiss National Holiday

Su 8/15/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Assumption Day

Mo 11/1/2021 closed All Saints´ Day

Th 11/11/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Saint Martin

We 12/8/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Immaculate Conception

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Opening times

Museum

Tu – Su 10:00 – 17:00

Mo closed

Special opening times

Fr 3/19/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Saint Joseph

Fr 4/2/2021 closed Good Friday

Su 4/4/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Easter

Mo 4/5/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Easter Monday

Sa 5/1/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Labour Day

Su 5/9/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Mother´s Day

Th 5/13/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Ascension Day

Su 5/23/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Pentecoste

Mo 5/24/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Whit Monday

Th 6/3/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Corpus Christi

Su 8/1/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Swiss National Holiday

Su 8/15/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Assumption Day

Mo 11/1/2021 closed All Saints´ Day

Th 11/11/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Saint Martin

We 12/8/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Immaculate Conception

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Museum open

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

Due to the ban by the Federal Council on gatherings of more than five people, no guided tours or events will take place until further notice. In the meantime, however, we continue to offer you a range of digital content.

Exhibitions

Current blog posts

Christophe Vuilleumier

3. March 2021

Between the lines

In 1871, two Swiss men were sent on a mission, rushing to the aid of Swiss citizens trapped in Paris. To do so they had to cross the Prussian siege line, and talk their way past the French.

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Michael van Orsouw

26. February 2021

In the hairdressing salon of the Turkish princess

The last representative of the Ottoman Empire was Rachid Osman. He spent his twilight years in a small village in Glarus. His wife Rosa Osman-Keller earned a living as a village hairdresser to support herself and her once fabulously wealthy husband.

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Andrej Abplanalp

24. February 2021

From toughening up to having fun

There have been children’s ski camps in Switzerland since 1940. The origins of these camps go back to World War II, and there were serious reasons for them: the camps were intended to prepare young people for a winter campaign.

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