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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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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Michael van Orsouw

30. June 2020

Serious crashes

The 1920s were the decade of aviation. Air shows expressed visions of hope and expansion. But because of one fatal accident, aviation in Switzerland took a different direction, moving away from spectacle towards civil aviation. This change of direction happened exactly 100 years ago.

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Samuel van Willigen

26. June 2020

The wheel

Who invented the wheel? Historians still debate this point today. And the Zurich region is in the running to claim the honour. Wheels dating from the Neolithic period have been found here.

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