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Forum of Swiss History Schwyz

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Excellent interactive museum

This museum uses space so creatively! In the centre is an Alpine mountain and the various phases of... read more

Reviewed 24 December 2017
Bronwen L
Cape Town, South Africa
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Schwyz history museum

Excellent exhibition on developments in medieval Europe seen from a Swiss perspective. Well worth a... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
Jakob A
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23 Dec 2017
“Excellent interactive museum”
16 Jul 2017
“Schwyz history museum”
The Forum of Swiss History Schwyz is one of the most important museums of cultural history in the Alpine region. It is a modern historical museum where culture and history come together offering visitors a special experience. The permanent...more
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Zeughausstrasse 5 | Hofmatt, Schwyz 6430, Switzerland
+41 41 819 60 11
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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

This museum uses space so creatively! In the centre is an Alpine mountain and the various phases of the history traverse this mountain- you literally walk through and around it. This museum traces the history of Switzerland from the Dark Ages to the signing of...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent exhibition on developments in medieval Europe seen from a Swiss perspective. Well worth a couple of hours.

Thank Jakob A
Reviewed 15 July 2017

The museum gives a jounrey through Swiss history and in particular Central Switzerland. Some of it works particularly the virual crossing of the Alpine. The special exhibition on the history of the Swiss diet was particularly interesting. Did you know the promotion of fondue did...More

Thank Jonathan D
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We went with both kids and even the youngest one loved it. It really shows Switzerland in the making and this in a very interactive way. Very informative and interesting. I would say a must visit place in Switzerland and a good rainy day activity.

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Reviewed 31 October 2016

We were staying in Einsiedeln planning on a hiking day. We awoke to pouring rain and fog with the forecast of rain all day. At breakfast we met two Swiss teachers who had visited this museum the day before in advance of a school field...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2016

I thoroughly enjoyed the child in me when my imagination came to life while listening to fairy tale heroes stories through magic and wonder, for they all lived happily ever after and I did not want to leave this basement level where fantasy & dreams...More

1  Thank Carol Anne M
Reviewed 20 September 2015

A sensational way of presenting the History of Switzerland. You have not the feeling of a "cold and lifeless" presentation. The exhibition is modern an very, very interesting.

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