It is one of the most important art museums with cultural history in Europe. The museum is located in Zurich, the largest city in Switzerland.
The museum building was built in 1898 in a historic style, including the French city of Renaissance Palaces. The Swiss National Museum features impressive architecture with dozens of stunning towers, courts and gardens on the island between the Sihl rivers and dies with one of the main sights in the Old Town in the province of Zurich.
Information about the Swiss National Museum
The Swiss National Museum includes large-scale collections, which address every aspect of the culture and art of those who live in Switzerland, from the Stone Age to the present day. The museum building was built in 1898 by Gustave Norse in the form of a French chateau. The Swiss National Museum contains a number of unique pieces such as the armory tower and a large collection of religious wood carvings for the Mass. There is a collection of Swiss historical coins dating back to the Middle Ages, which showcases wonderful equestrianism and combines Gothic art, so this museum is regarded as an excellent and unique museum.
Visitors can enjoy a tour of the exhibition that takes visitors to prehistoric times through antiquity and the Middle Ages to the 20th century during (neoclassical art and art from the 16th and 17th centuries, which settled mainly in the 18th century at the Kunsthaus Museum in another part From the city of Zurich). There is a very rich section with Gothic art, from chivalry with a comprehensive collection of liturgical wood carvings. There is also the exhibits collection, the place where the Swiss furnishings are on display, the armory tower.
The Swiss National Museum is the national museum that displays Swiss history in a privileged castle. The National Museum is located in the heart of Zurich from the main train station. It includes the largest collection of cultural and historical contents in the country.
The museum building dates back more than 100 years, resembling a fairytale castle. The history of this museum goes back beyond its thick walls: how the way of life of previous generations, and how they think and feel.
The Swiss National Museum also addresses social topics related to the use of special exhibitions. There are quality souvenirs, Swiss crafts and product design that sell the museum shop.
The Swiss National Museum is open on the following days:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 to 05:00
Thursday from 10:00 to 07:00
Adults CHF 10
Children free of charge (under 16)