Museum des Landes Glarus
The Freuler Palace built between 1642 and 1648 for Colonel on the Guards Kaspar Freuler- One of the most beautiful 17th century secular buildings in Switzerland. Historical rooms: outstanding stuccowork, panelled rooms with rich inlay work. Cylindrical tiled stove, introductory audiovisual show. History of the canton: prehistoric findings, state antiquities and banners. Cabinett glass pane, sacred art, local portraits and furnishings. Graphics collection with town views, Schönwetter photo collection. Textile printing in Glarus: audiovisual presentation, documents on cotton printing (18th to 20th century) with drafts, sample books, printed cloths and hand printing blocks. In the former stables: shooting tradition, model of the Beresina battle 1812, mercenary services, uniforms and weapons of the Glaronese infantry batallions. Ski sport in Glarus, from the beginnings to Vreni Schneider. Temporary exhibitions. Interactive stations for children. Audio guide - also for visually impaired.
This museum greets you in the following languages: D
Thematic cultural asset
Location of the museum8752 Näfels
Location/directionsFreulerpalast, Näfels. Auto: A3 Abfahrt Glarus. Bahn: SBB Näfels-Mollis, 7 Min. zu Fuss
OpenApr.-Nov.: Di-So 10-12, 14-17.30. Ferner nach Vereinbarung
AdmissionErwachsene: Fr. 8.-
Kinder, Gruppentarif (ab 10 Pers.): Fr. 5.-
ContactMuseum des Landes Glarus
055 612 13 78 Telephone (Museum)
055 612 52 32 Fax (Museum)
Member of the Swiss Museums Association.
Very children and family-friendly