The Swiss National Museum is considered to be one of the most important museums of cultural history not only in Europe, but in the world. The building itself was constructed in the form of a French Renaissance chateau. Inside, you will find exhibits chronicling prehistory, ancient times, and the Middle Ages, all the way to the 20th century.
Address: Museumstrasse 2, Zürich
Telephone number: +41 (0) 44 218 65 11
Opening hours: Tue-Sun 10-17 (up to 19:00 on Thursdays, and closed on Mondays)