Archaeology, Prehistory, Early History

Swiss National Museum - Online collection

The online collection is a presentation platform of the collections of the Swiss National Museum.

Descriptions of the collection areas as well as images of numerous collection highlights and additional collection objects are available online.

iconicarchive - Photographic Online Archive of Othmar Jaeggi

iconicarchive is a private project which aims at providing photos of private archives online. The thematic focus lies on archaeology with photos of archaeological sites, travels and objects within museums.

Swiss Archaeology


Swiss Archaeology aims to give archaeology enthusiasts an opportunity to become better informed while also promoting archaeological research in Switzerland.

Swiss Archaeology manages a library specialising in archaeology and houses an archive of Swiss archaeological and historical records.

Fondation Jacques-Edouard Berger - Photographies and courses online

The site of the foundation Jacques-Edouard Berger provides online part of the 100.000 images classified by countries and places and some courses (video) too on "Les grandes écoles de peinture" and "L'architecture et le sacré".

Fondation Jacques-Edouard Berger - World Art Treasures


Jacques-Edouard Berger has brought back over 100,000 pictures for the purpose of courses or lectures from Europe, the United States, Egypt, China, India, Japan, Burma, Laos and Thailand.

Some of the images, courses and conferences have been posted on the website of the foundation.

The site also offers a Timeline of the history of art with some of its most important figures.

Morat Museum


The permanent exhibition shows 6,000 years of history of the town of Murten and the region over five floors. The objects tell their stories and those of the people of different ages:

• Cites lake Neolithic and Bronze Age
• Celts and Romans
• Living and working in the medieval town
• Morat dependent Berne and Fribourg
• Entry into modernity

A multimedia show recounts the events of the memorable battle of Morat.

National Museum Zurich


In addition to special exhibitions, the National Museum Zurich presents permanent exhibitions concerning the following thematic areas:

Laténium - Park and Museum of Archaeology of Neuchâtel


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


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


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