Opening times

Museum

Tu – Su 10:00 – 17:00

Mo closed

Special opening times

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

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 to the Forum of Swiss History Schwyz during regular opening hours. For your safety, please note the precautionary measures. Due to the official regulations, the number of people allowed in the museum is limited. Normally, no waiting times for entrance are to be expected, even without an online ticket.

As from Tuesday, 20.04.2021, guided tours and events will take place again within the permitted scope.

Exhibitions

Current blog posts

Thomas Zaugg

11. May 2021

Switzerland’s first architect of cultural policy

Federal Councillor Philipp Etter held office for 25 years. Laying out Switzerland’s cultural policy from the 1930s onwards was one of his greatest challenges.

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Michael Jucker

7. May 2021

Rural sport, or urban commercial activity?

We mentally associate schwingen, traditional Swiss wrestling, with brawny herdsmen fighting a clean fight in idyllic mountain surroundings. But it’s not as straightforward as that. Urban dwellers played a bigger role in popularising the sport than one might think.

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Jean-Luc Rickenbacher

5. May 2021

Flying boats

From the 1950s onwards, Lake Lucerne served as the testing ground for a new type of technology. Over a period of more than 20 years, hydrofoils glided over the surface of the water. From Lake Lucerne, the futuristic-looking craft went on to make their mark on the world.

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