Landesmuseum, Zurich

3.7
#2 of 41 in Museums in Zurich
In a city filled with renowned galleries and museums, Landesmuseum stands out with its collection of over a million artifacts, arranged in evocative exhibits designed to present the history and cultural heritage of Switzerland. Narrating the birth and the evolution of the Swiss nation, the museum takes visitors from prehistoric times to the present day. Housed inside one of the Old Town's landmark 19th-century buildings, the collection includes furnishings, household items, handicrafts, liturgical sculptures, panel paintings, and carved altars. Be sure to drop by the galleries displaying a collection of 9th-century art, medieval coins, and weapons and armor. By using our Zurich tour planner, you can arrange your visit to Landesmuseum and other attractions in Zurich.
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  • The combination of the old, “traditional” building and the new building is a great success. The architecture alone is worth visiting the museum. There are a lot of interesting exhibitions, for me the....  more »
  • The museum was undergoing some renovation, so had to walk long distance to some exhibits. On the whole, nice place to visit if you have time to spare to view some interesting exhibits like the...  more »
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