The Switzerland National Museum
The Swiss National Museum, located in Zurich, is the largest museum in the country and is under the jurisdiction of the Federal Ministry of the Interior. The museum mainly introduces and exhibits Swiss cultural relics, divided into primitive culture, Paleolithic and mesolithic culture, Neolithic culture, Roman culture; Medieval arts and crafts, modern arts and crafts; Weapons and uniforms, money and seals; Humanities and calligraphy and other departments. At the Swiss National Museum, you can browse thousands of years of European cultural history.
The museum's main collection is the Swiss history and culture from the Neolithic age to the modern era. There are medieval religious art boutique, renaissance period tapestry, fresco, furniture, 16-17 century arts and crafts, 13-18 century weapons, gold and silver ornaments, 18-19 century Swiss folk clothing. The main exhibits are: unearthed ancient cultural relics;weapons, flags and uniforms from the ancient armoury of Zurich;gold and silver jewelry;tinware, pottery, glassware, textiles, clothing,coins, seals, glass paintings, carvings, paintings, furniture and interior decoration, clocks, musical instruments, toys, farm utensils, etc.
Upon entering the pavilion, you can see the huge mural painted by the young artist Hotlier, which became famous around the world. The maze-like building houses more than 100 different galleries containing early archaeological finds, Roman relics, pagan artifacts, shields, and more. The galleries and halls are decorated in the style of the 15th to 18th centuries.