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Museums in Switzerland

Military Museum in the Armoury

The museum in the cantonal armoury of Schaffhausen displays various objects of the Swiss Army in the 19th and 20th century. At present there are 3 significant collections on display. Amongst others there are private articles, military equipment of the Swiss Army, federal ordnance weapons, cannonery, motor vehicles, transmission, surveying and Feuerleit items as well as precious historic brass instruments.

Military Museum Wildegg

"Our collection shows an interesting cross-section of the Swiss Army from 1945 to 2000. The road vehicle collection shows vehicles from Berna, BMW, Bucher, Bührer, Condor, Dodge, Faun, FBW, Ford, GMC, Henschel, Hürlimann, Kaiser, Land-Rover, Magirus Deutz, Michigan, Mowag, Peter, Puch, REO, Saurer, Schiller, Capricorn, Steyr, Unimog, Vevey, VW, Ward LaFrance, Willys"

Saurer Museum and Depot

"Our museum, located in the picturesque town of Arbon on Lake Constance in Switzerland, shows commercial vehicles, motors, embroidery and weaving machines of all generations that were manufactured in Arbon. You will see around 20 historic vehicles (all categories; trucks, buses, military vehicles, fire engines and postbuses), as well as a comprehensive engine exhibition". Also there is a Depot,which "is a depot, as the name suggests.

Saurer Museum and Depot

"Our museum, located in the picturesque town of Arbon on Lake Constance in Switzerland, shows commercial vehicles, motors, embroidery and weaving machines of all generations that were manufactured in Arbon. You will see around 20 historic vehicles (all categories; trucks, buses, military vehicles, fire engines and postbuses), as well as a comprehensive engine exhibition". Also there is a Depot,which "is a depot, as the name suggests.

Swiss Military Museum Full

The "Swiss Military Museum" in Full houses battle tanks, armoured vehicles, transport vehicles, various guns and other large equipment. The building contains an impressing exhibition area of some 6'000 square metres spread over several floors. Shown is a wide range of battle tanks, armoured personnel carriers, artillery, transport vehicles as well as air defence, anti-tank and artillery guns of various calibres. They give an overview of the development of arms and vehicles of the 20th century of the Swiss armed forces as well as foreign armies Photo is courtesy of Priska Kerner-Blunschi

Swiss Museum of Transport

The Swiss Museum of Transport is a hands-on experience to be savoured in all its diversity, an exciting guide to the development of transport and mobility on road and rail, on the water, in the air and in space, and to the worlds of modern communication. Switzerland’s most popular museum currently attracts over 920,000 visitors a year. More than 3,000 exhibits on some 20,000 square metres of museum space testify to a history that is, quite literally, moving.