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Swiss National Museum
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Swiss National Museum Admission and Classic Trolley Sightseeing Tour in Zurich
Ranked #16 of 212 things to do in Zurich
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The National Museum enjoys a central position just a minute’s walk from the main railway station in Zurich. The museum is one of the attractions of this city on the River Limmat. Gustav Gull’s listed building from the 19th century has been extended with the addition of a new building designed by architects Christ & Gantenbein and completed in summer 2016. The museum showcases the history of Switzerland from its early beginnings until the present day in the permanent exhibitions “Archaeology in Switzerland”, “History of Switzerland” and “Collections Gallery”. Every year, there are also several temporary exhibitions and an impressive fringe programme, offering everything from debates to workshops.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Lockers / storage, Wheelchair access, Stairs / elevator, Activities for older children, Food available for purchase, Bathroom facilities
Asheville, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Good info”
Reviewed December 27, 2013

The people were curious and helpful with English translation. Lots to see and do with good information.

Visited December 2013
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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“Swiss history and more”
Reviewed December 26, 2013 via mobile

You can spend few hours seeing things about swiss history customs. I was not dissapointed with the visit.


It is not easy to find your exit, i you can not find guides to show u around.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Swiss National Museum”
Reviewed December 22, 2013

Sometimes museums can be boring...not the Swiss National Museum. I loved it! I thought we would spend an hour there and leave, but time passed so quickly 3 hours disappeared. Great museum. Plan on returning!

Visited November 2013
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Claremont, California
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“worth half a day”
Reviewed December 16, 2013

Very extensive collection of Swiss history and culture, some of it not all that exciting, but plenty to keep interest for a few hours. Particularly impressed by their frank engagement with less-attractive aspects, such as Swiss "neutrality" during WWII

Visited November 2013
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“Very nice museum”
Reviewed December 6, 2013

Very large, interesting museum of Swiss culture and history. It is conveniently located. It is worth a visit if you like history.

Visited May 2013
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