Catalogues of the permanent exhibitions

All these publications are available in the museum shop of the National Museum, or can be ordered at: buchbestellung@slm.admin.ch


Catalogue «History of Switzerland»
Catalogue «History of Switzerland»

Through selected exhibits and brief legends, the catalogue unfolds the history of Switzerland in broad lines. Four chapters on different subjects lead the reader through various periods. Essays by well-known historians expand the themes of the separate chapters.
Catalogue: History of Switzerland, 184 pp., in colour, with numerous illustrations. Available in German, French, Italian and English. ISBN 978-3-905875-07-2 (English) CHF 42.-
ISBN German 978-3-905875-04-1; ISBN French 978-3-905875-05-8; ISBN Italian 978-3-905875-06-5



Catalogue «Collections Gallery»
Catalogue «Collections Gallery»

Includes notes on the history of the collection, on the various sections, and a large selection of exhibits, written by the curators of the Swiss National Museum.
Catalogue: Collections Gallery, 224 pp., in colour, with numerous illustrations. Available in German, French, Italian and English. ISBN 978-3-905875-03-4 (English). CHF 42.-
ISBN German 978-3-905875-00-3; ISBN French 978-3-905875-01-0; ISBN Italian 978-3-905875-02-7



Guide «History of Switzerland and Collections Gallery»
Guide «History of Switzerland and Collections Gallery»

Tour and information about both exhibitions with examples of exhibits.
Guide History of Switzerland and Collections Gallery, 72 pp., in colour, with numerous illustrations. Available in German, French, Italian and English. ISBN 978-3-905875-11-9 (English). CHF 5.-
ISBN German 978-3-905875-08-9; ISBN French 978-3-905875-09-6; ISBN Italian 978-3-905875-10-2



Guide «Swiss homes & furnishings»
Guide «Swiss homes & furnishings»

Tour and information about the exhibition with examples of exhibits.
Guide Swiss homes & furnishings, in colour, with numerous illustrations. Available in German/English and French/Italian.
ISBN 978-3-908025-98-6 (German/English). CHF 1.-
ISBN 978-3-908025-99-3 (French/Italian).



Family brochure «History of Switzerland» Family brochure «Collections Gallery»
Family brochure «History of Switzerland»

Family brochure «Collections Gallery»
In each of the family brochures selected objects are used to introduce their respective cultural backgrounds. Individual topics are focused on and references to the present create associations with modern everyday life. Stories, questions and explanations accompany an exciting journey of discovery through the exhibitions. These brochures will help the whole family to prepare at homefor the visit to the museum and to remember it.
Family brochure History of Switzerland, 64 pp., in colour, with numerous illustrations. Available in German. ISBN 978-3-905875-13-3. CHF 18.-
Family brochure Collections Gallery, 64 pp., in colour, with numerous illustrations. Available in German. ISBN 978-3-905875-12-6. CHF 18.-



Workshop Booklet «Collections Gallery» Workshop Booklet «History of Switzerland»
Workshop Booklet «Collections Gallery»

Workshop Booklet «History of Switzerland»
Two booklets are available separately, each with puzzles and drawing exercises.
Booklet for Collections Gallery, 8 pp., black-and white. Available in German. CHF 5.-
Booklet for History of Switzerland, 8 pp., black-and white. Available in German. CHF 5.-


Catalogue «Promenade des Lumières. A la découverte du site historique»

Une exposition en plein air qui guide le visiteur à travers le site, des anciens fossés au quinconce de tilleuls en passant par la terrasse panoramique et la cour d’honneur, pour découvrir l’histoire des lieu à travers les yeux de ses habitants et hôtes des XVIIIe et XIXe siècles.
Catalogue: Promenade des Lumières, 64 pp.. Available in French. CHF 20.-
ISBN French 978-3-905875-25-6.




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