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Address: Grand-Rue 58, Fribourg 1700, Switzerland
Phone Number: 41 26 475 24 33
Description: Located in the centre of the town of Fribourg in a vaulted 12th century...
Located in the centre of the town of Fribourg in a vaulted 12th century cellar, the Swiss Sewing Machine and Unusual Objects Museum presents pieces from around the world, ranging from the sewing-machine to the iron and the mechanical vacuum cleaner.The museum offers a collection of over 250 sewing machines from the 19th and 20th centuries, used in households but also in the shops of fabric and leather artisans. Rediscover household methods used in Switzerland and elsewhere over the past two centuries.
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According to experts, an excellent collection of sewing machines, in case you get a kick out of such devices. However, the museum's name is misleading, since the majority of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
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Fribourg, Switzerland
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Fribourg, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

According to experts, an excellent collection of sewing machines, in case you get a kick out of such devices. However, the museum's name is misleading, since the majority of exposed objects are normal, fancy and eccentric objects from everyday life in the Fribourg area. Particularly rewarding experience if you can get a guided tour, so that the objects can tell... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

old machines not seen elsewhere. lovely staff fascinating (but lots of detail so only for enthusiasts)

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Fribourg, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

The sewing machine museum claims it is unique in the world, or the largest collection I cannot remember, but it is certainly worth a visit.

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Address: Grand-Rue 58, Fribourg 1700, Switzerland
Phone Number: 41 26 475 24 33
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Fribourg  >  Fribourg

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