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“Regional Historical Museum”
Review of Museum Appenzell

Museum Appenzell
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Switzerland Countryside and Traditions Tour from Zurich
Ranked #5 of 12 things to do in Appenzell
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Zurich, Switzerland
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Regional Historical Museum”
Reviewed 10 July 2014

The Museum Appenzell gives a good overview of what it was like to live in Appenzell in the past.

Housed in two traditional old-town buildings, the museum has many artefacts on display, including a full copper-makers bench and tools. A good bit of archaeological information is also given about the great fire of 1560, which basically levelled the town.

If you like to spend time in museums, plan 1-1.5 hours for your visit. I needed to catch a train connection and felt rushed with only 45 minutes. Note also that the museum (as basically everything else in Appenzell besides restaurants) is closed over lunch, so plan your trip accordingly.

Visited July 2014
Thank GregCutler
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Great place to learn about all aspects of this corner of Switzerland”
Reviewed 29 October 2013

Great museum, showing the history, the people, their every day life, their crafts in wonderful detail and with a well-organized presentation on six floors in an old building in the center of town.

Visited October 2013
Thank Marc S
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