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Museum Burg Zug

Kirchenstrasse 11, Zug 6300, Switzerland
+41 41 728 29 70
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Great place for a couple of hours when it rains

We live nearby, and we do enjoy going there in particular when it rains. The environment is cosy... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
EuropeanExplorers
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Zug, Switzerland
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hidden understated gem

We came across this place as it was close to the car park. You know when you do not have great... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2017
Mahendra S
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THIS IS HOW HISTORY CAN BE FUN! Highlights from the cultural history of Zug are presented in the theme rooms. Room follows room like a string of pearls, and you can immerse yourself in your own universe in every room. It goes without saying that suits of armour and halberds will also be shown, but that's not all by far. Visitors can immerse themselves in the past, from atmospheric scenarios up to an explosive love affair. On the basis of collection objects, interactive stations and short texts, both the young and the old can learn lots of interesting facts about the lives of people in Zug over the last five hundred years. The popular model of the city not only shows the development of the city up to 1730 - it can then be followed virtually up to the year 2013 on a touch screen. The ensemble rooms let us experience industry as our grandfathers and great-grandfathers knew it. An the multimedia stations offer further information for those who are interested in a little more background. The youngest guests are also not forgotten: The comic figure Lili guides them through the rooms with questions appropriate to their age. A wide selection of tours and workshops for all ages promises hours of excitement.
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Nov 9, 2017
“Great place for a couple of hours when it rains”
Aug 1, 2017
“hidden understated gem”
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Kirchenstrasse 11, Zug 6300, Switzerland
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We live nearby, and we do enjoy going there in particular when it rains. The environment is cosy, with great history, lovely antique furniture and some good paintings.

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lynelo, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Museum Burg Zug, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2017

Thank you! See you again and again.

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Reviewed 1 August 2017

We came across this place as it was close to the car park. You know when you do not have great expectations and actually, it turns out you are wrong...this place wasreally nice. We wnet with the family, plenty for them to do with lots...More

Thank Mahendra S
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lynelo, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Museum Burg Zug, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2017

Thank you. Hope to see again, the car park is still close.

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Reviewed 6 July 2017

The Museum Burg Zug is the place to visit. It is unique in its collection and the building itself is a marvel. No other place in the small town of Zug gives you such a great insight into live at the good ol' days.

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Reviewed 19 June 2017

Been visiting Zug for 6 years and only just visited this Museum. Excellent place, very interesting. Staff lovely and helpful. Even a good English guide book to borrow. Spent a very pleasant afternoon.

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Reviewed 11 May 2017

Burg Zug or Zug Castle is one of the older, unique structures you would see in town; it almost has a medieval feel to it. The museum is good but there are other better places to see in the city.

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lynelo, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Museum Burg Zug, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2017

Thank you. Have a look at our permanent and temporary exhibitions next time, you will enjoy them, especially with children.

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Reviewed 4 May 2017

The castle is beautiful from outside but disappointing inside. In fact, the museum is very small. On the 3 floors you will only find a few rooms. A reconstruction of an old farmacy and an ancient church tabernacle are the most notable things you will...More

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lynelo, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Museum Burg Zug, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2017

We're sorry to read that. The museum presents highlights from the cultural history of Zug in the theme rooms. It goes without saying that suits of armour and halberds will also be shown, but that's not all by far. Visitors can immerse themselves in the...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2016

Decided to try out the local castle museum, kids complained like crazy, the last thing they wanted to do! But once inside it was really great... Quite small on a number of different levels there were rooms laid out well to try and give you...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

What a lovely little museum. The lives of the old inhabitants as theme. Even has activites for children. If you are lucky to be in the vercinity in the first Wednesday of the month then you van visit for free.

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Reviewed 14 July 2016

Don't expect a big castle bit the Burg Zug is a nice place to go and visit. We usually come here with friends or family visiting us. Always a great place to go for a walk and see some historic buildings.

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Reviewed 18 June 2016

Old town of Zug is one the best places near the busy city of Zurich. A lot of restaurants near the lake serves regular and fast foods. you can enjoy swimming and taking a sunbath beside the lake. Do not forget to walk inside the...More

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