Famous for: Archaeology, History and Culture, Museums
Swiss National Museum houses the largest collection documenting the cultural history of Switzerland. The architecture of the museum is interesting too and is famous for the eleven historical Stuben that are preserved inside the museum.
Swiss National Museum, also known as Landesmuseum, is most frequently visited museum of cultural history in Zurich. It displays broad range of special exhibitions and also offer in-depth views of current topics.
The impressive architecture of the museum with dozens of towers, courts and astonishing park on a peninsula between the rivers Sihl and Limmat has become one of the main sights of the Old City District of Zurich.
There is a very rich section with gothic art, chivalry and a comprehensive collection of liturgical wooden sculptures, panel paintings and carved altars.
How to Reach
Train: Zurich HB (main station), The National Museum Zurich is located next to the main station