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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
Opening 1946

Freulerpalast mit Innenhof
Freulerpalast mit Innenhof
Prunkzimmer mit Winterthurer-Ofen von 1647
Prunkzimmer mit Winterthurer-Ofen von 1647
Abteilung Textildruck
Abteilung Textildruck
  • History
    History
  • Thematic cultural asset
    Thematic cultural asset

Location of the museum

8752 Näfels

Location/directions

Freulerpalast, Näfels. Auto: A3 Abfahrt Glarus. Bahn: SBB Näfels-Mollis, 7 Min. zu Fuss

Open

Apr.-Nov.: Di-So 10-12, 14-17.30
Ferner nach Vereinbarung

Admission

Erwachsene: CHF 8.-
Kinder, Gruppentarif (ab 10 Pers.): CHF 5.-

Contact

Museum des Landes Glarus
Freulerpalast

8752 Näfels
055 612 13 78 Telephone (Museum)
055 612 52 32 Fax (Museum)
info@freulerpalast.ch
http://www.freulerpalast.ch
  • Member of the Swiss Museums Association.
    Member of the Swiss Museums Association.
  • Museum pass: holders of the Swiss museum pass have free admission.
    Museum pass: holders of the Swiss museum pass have free admission.
  • Museumslupe: the museum has an entry in the Museumslupe, the digital children's guide for art and culture.
    Museumslupe: the museum has an entry in the Museumslupe, the digital children's guide for art and culture.
  • Cafeteria
    Cafeteria
  • Shop
    Shop
  • Very children and family-friendly
    Very children and family-friendly
  • Very good accessibility with public transport
    Very good accessibility with public transport