Opening times

Museum, boutique and bistro

Tu – We 10:00 – 17:00

Th 10:00 – 19:00

Fr – Su 10:00 – 17:00

Mo closed

Library

Tu – We, Fr 10:00 – 18:00

Th 10:00 – 19:00

Sa – Mo closed

Special opening times

Sa 8/1/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Swiss National Holiday

Mo 9/14/2020 closed Knabenschiessen

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Opening times

Museum, boutique and bistro

Tu – We 10:00 – 17:00

Th 10:00 – 19:00

Fr – Su 10:00 – 17:00

Mo closed

Library

Tu – We, Fr 10:00 – 18:00

Th 10:00 – 19:00

Sa – Mo closed

Special opening times

Sa 8/1/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Swiss National Holiday

Mo 9/14/2020 closed Knabenschiessen

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  • Exhibition | 20.03. - 16.08.2020
    Nuns. Powerful women in the Middle Ages

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Pia Schubiger

10. July 2020

Fighting the Nazis with the mighty pen

With its censorious satirical style, the Nebelspalter made a name for itself early on. Carl Böckli’s caricatures were particularly provocative, and in 1933 they were banned in Germany.

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Kurt Messmer

8. July 2020

Sempach 1940 – Souvenir des internés français

In 1940, General Guisan stood on the battlefield and called for resistance. Meanwhile, French internees wanted to sing the Marseillaise. Yet again, women were responsible for their welfare. ‘Allons les femmes de la patrie.’

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Sabine Ochaba

2. July 2020

Swift ascent at Lake Constance

On 2 July 1900, the world watched spellbound as events unfolded at Lake Constance. At 8 p.m., Ferdinand Zeppelin’s first airship floated into the sky. Despite a few minor issues, the machine amazed people across the globe.

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