Opening times

Museum

Tu – Su 10:00 – 17:00

Mo closed

Special opening times

We 12/23/2020 10:00 – 17:00

Th 12/24/2020 10:00 – 14:00 Christmas Eve

Fr 12/25/2020 closed Christmas

Sa 12/26/2020 10:00 – 17:00 St. Stephen´s Day

We 12/30/2020 10:00 – 17:00

Th 12/31/2020 10:00 – 14:00 New Year´s Eve

Fr 1/1/2021 closed New Year´s Day

Sa 1/2/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Saint Berchtold

We 1/6/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Epiphany

Th 2/11/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Carnival Thursday

Mo 2/15/2021 closed Carnival Monday

Tu 2/16/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Shrove Tuesday

We 2/17/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Ash Wednesday

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

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Opening times

Museum

Tu – Su 10:00 – 17:00

Mo closed

Special opening times

We 12/23/2020 10:00 – 17:00

Th 12/24/2020 10:00 – 14:00 Christmas Eve

Fr 12/25/2020 closed Christmas

Sa 12/26/2020 10:00 – 17:00 St. Stephen´s Day

We 12/30/2020 10:00 – 17:00

Th 12/31/2020 10:00 – 14:00 New Year´s Eve

Fr 1/1/2021 closed New Year´s Day

Sa 1/2/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Saint Berchtold

We 1/6/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Epiphany

Th 2/11/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Carnival Thursday

Mo 2/15/2021 closed Carnival Monday

Tu 2/16/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Shrove Tuesday

We 2/17/2021 10:00 – 17:00 Ash Wednesday

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

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Temporary exhibition

Saints – Saviours in the Hour of Need

3.11.2018 – 10.3.2019


Saint Barbara is the patron saint of tunnellers and miners, Saint Fridolin offers support when a herd is threatened by cattle plague, while Saint Anthony lends a helping hand when it comes to retrieving things lost or stolen. According to the medieval world of imagination, saints come to the aid of those in need, whatever the circumstances. They provide protection from pestilence, war, and famine, and their heroic deeds shine a light of hope and consolation. Even a fleeting glimpse of Saint Christopher has the potential to save from sudden death. As from 3 November 2018, the new exhibition at the Forum of Swiss History presents an array of treasured saint statues whose beauty and aura still have the power to captivate us today. The famous Palm Sunday donkey from Steinen, which dates back to the 11th century, is also set to make its appearance.

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