Swiss National Museum, Zurich Schweizerisches Landesmuseum
Immediately north of the Zurich station is the Swiss National Museum (Schweizerisches Landesmuseum), a large castellated building with Gothic elements which was built 1893-1898 to designs by Gustav Gull. It contains the most important collection of material on the history and culture of Switzerland. The main departments in this richly stocked museum are as follows: pre-history and the early historical period; weapons, flags and militaria; goldsmiths' and silversmiths' work; articles in non-ferrous metals and pewter; ceramics and glass; textiles, costume and jewelry; coins and medals; seals; stained glass; sculpture; furniture and domestic interiors; painting and graphic art; clocks, watches and scientific instruments; musical instruments; rural life; craft and industrial antiquities; library; special exhibitions.
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