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“will be back” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Swiss National Museum

Swiss National Museum
Museumstrasse 2, Zurich 8023, Switzerland
41 (0)44 218 65 11
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Situated in an historic castle, this museum displays a collection of interesting artifacts from throughout Swiss history.
Geoje, South Korea
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“will be back”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

what an excellent museum,, totally fascinating entered at 2pm kicked out at 5 pm 60% complete,,, will be back to finish

Visited October 2012
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“Swiss History & More”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

If you want to learn about Swiss history and culture, this is an excellent place to start. The collections of art and domestic goods and furnishings, and whole rooms recreated in the museum are wonderful. Plus, the special exhibits were great, and I suspect that there's always something new and interesting there. It's rather a difficult building to navigate--we often found ourselves going around in circles, but it didn't lessen the experience,

Visited September 2012
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“Very impressive collection of Swiss history - not very interactive”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

Knowing some museums in the States, you'll get staff walking around telling you about certain collections and the story behind certain objects. If you have a guided tour, you'll have someone tell you about the background story of the collection but going through it by yourself will involve lots of reading and in any case it will require you actually wanting to know a lot about Switzerland. This is a site I can recommend to tourists only to see the building - going into the center will do.

Visited May 2012
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“boring”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

i'm a traveller, quite boring in that museum, comparaed with other national museum, also the arrangement for the exhibition is not good enough

Visited September 2012
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“Take you time - loads of time - and visit Switzerland packed in a house!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

Great, will go again. I almost spent a day in there. Sometime there are special exhibitions. Super interesting!

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