A bevy of cultural experiences are to be found in several historical buildings such as the Wesendonck villa, on top of a ... More
A bevy of cultural experiences are to be found in several historical buildings such as the Wesendonck villa, on top of a little hill in Rieterpark. The Rietberg Museum is the only art museum in Switzerland showing non-European cultures and is the third largest museum in Zurich. In different rooms in the various buildings, the Rietberg shows art from India, Southeast Asia, China, Tibet, Japan, Africa, Oceania, and America. Displays contain objects like statues of Shiva and other gods and goddesses, wooden dolls, masks and other artifacts. Get caught up in the world of the past and pay a visit to this magical museum.
Built in 1868 1871 by Heinrich Ferstel, the Museum of Applied Arts (Museum für Angewandte Kunst MAK) is the oldest
and one of the best museums of its kind in Europe. Its permanent collections are displayed in a series ...
This museum has been on its present site since 1966 and has become very popular with an average of 250,000
visitors a year. The permanent exhibition covers an enormous area with regional wildlife (88 species of mammals and 193 ...
In the former residence of Voltaire, a museum has stood since 1954. Principally a center of research on the philosopher
and the 18th century, it houses old editions, manuscripts, paintings, drawings, and sculptures. Articles belonging to Voltaire himself are ...