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Fotomuseum Winterthur

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Fotomuseum Winterthur is dedicated to photography as an art form and as a representation of reality. Fotomuseum Winterthur is on one hand an art gallery for photography by contemporary photographers and artists (with exhibitions by Lewis Baltz, William Eggleston, Nan Goldin, Andreas Gursky, Roni Horn, Boris Mikhailov and many others).

Wildegg Castle

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Collection concerning the history of the Effingers in Wildegg: diaries, letters, memoirs and original rooms of the family.

The vegetable garden shelters antique agricultural crop of Pro Specie Rara.

Kunstmuseum Thun

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The Kunstmuseum Thun displays mainly contemporary art in special exhibitions.

Segantini Museum St. Moritz

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Collection of 55 paintings, drawings and sculptures of Giovanni Segantini (1858-1899). Oil pictures, pencil drawings, pastels and charcoal drawings during Segantini's time in Italy, Savognin and Maloja. Main focuses of the exhibitions are the big alpine triptych Life–Nature–Death as well as the artworks of the Otto Fischbacher/Giovanni Segantini Foundation.

Polish Museum in Rapperswil

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The Museum of the Polish culture and history occupies the second floor of the castle in Rapperswil and reflects the changeable history of the institution. It certifies centuries old history of the Polish - Swiss relations, the activities of the Swiss in Poland and the Polish in Switzerland. It shows the Polish traditions, the history of fights for independence and faith, the history of the "Solidarity" movement and winning the independence back in 1989. A special place in the Museum´s collection belongs to the Second Rifle Division, interned in Switzerland.

Laténium - Park and Museum of Archaeology of Neuchâtel

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Permanent Exhibition: "Yesterday... Between the Mediterranean and the North sea" - 500 centuries of regional and European history. The Museum houses a rich collection of Celtic archaeology, but also exhibits from older (Palaeolithic, Neolithic and Bronze Age) and more recent (Roman and Medieval) periods.

Foundation Pierre Gianadda

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The Foundation Pierre Gianadda shows special exhibitions and the followings permanent exhibitions:

Richard Wagner Museum

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Beside special exhibitions, the museum presents in a permanent exhibition memorabilia from Richard Wagner's former residence from 1866 to 1872.

Swiss Museum of Transport

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The Museum of Transport contains objects pertinent to rail transport, road transport, navigation, cableways, aviation.

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