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Schweizerisches Landesmuseum

Swiss army knives and Swiss time pieces are well-known the world over, but this museum seeks to up the stakes and is home to everything that is quintessentially Swiss! The Schweizerisches Landesmuseum gives visitors a fascinating overview of Swiss cu...

Zürcher Spielzeugmuseum (Toy Museum)

This is a veritable paradise for lovers of toys! The Zürcher Spielzeugmuseum is home to an overwhelming collection of toys. The majority of the toys that can be found here were made by Franz Carl Weber from Switzerland. However, the collection also i...

Zürich Opera House

Nothing beats a night at the opera during your Zürich city break. Zürich’s Opera House has a rich and illustrious past. This beautiful Neo-Baroque building was completed in 1891. It stands on a foundation consisting of 1800 wooden piles! Fun fact: it...

Museum Rietberg

The idyllic Rieterpark is where you’ll find this modern museum made out of glass that houses art from Asia, Africa, the Americas and Oceania. Museum Rietberg’s exhibitions consist of important Chinese paintings and vases, beautiful Japanese art, incl...

Uhrenmuseum Beyer

Switzerland is world famous for its Swiss made time pieces. In Zürich, a small museum is dedicated to Swiss precision. The Uhrenmuseum Beyer (Beyer Watch and Clock Museum) houses a private collection that consists of no less than five hundred time pi...

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