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Museum Castle Kyburg

 




Museum Castle KyburgLocation : Genève

By Train : Get the train from the S-Bahn to Effretikon, from here get the bus up to Kyburg. Or get the train from Gemeindehaus or S-Bahn to Sennhof-Kyburg

By Car : Motorway A1, exit Effretikon.

Kyburg Castle is situated on a ridge above the river Töss. It is first mentioned in 1027 under the name of Chuigeburg. Kyburg is the most important feudal castle located in South Germany, which is now converted to an international award winning museum. The castle was once a headquarters of the Kyburg and Habsburg governors which is now a historical and cultural museum of the town and the canton. The museum offers fascinating insights into the castle life over the last 800 years. The collection of the castle includes items of pre and early history, stained glass, clocks, weapons, uniforms and implements used in agriculture and crafts. The visitors can take part in a court of justice, look around the cellar, attic and the torture chamber.



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Barbier-Müller Museum Museum Castle Kyburg
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