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“local artists”(2 reviews)
“customs”(3 reviews)
“life”(5 reviews)
Hauptgasse 4, Appenzell 9050, Switzerland
+49 7178 89631
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 25 July 2014

the musem is a must see. Very interesting on seven floors. A very good overview of the local history and art. We loved it.

1  Thank Pietro987654
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 4 August 2014

Interesting information about the town of Appenzell. The traditional costumes are beautiful and I really enjoyed the videos (in German) showing how they made the traditional costume and headdress.

2  Thank rhstd
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Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

We visited the Appenzell museum late on a very hot afternoon. We thought it would just be a small museum with a few exhibits but instead they are about five floors of this former City Hall building taken up by the museum. (Museum shares its...More

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

An interesting museum that also houses the Tourist Information center. A really good variety of Swiss life. Furniture, clothing paintings and more. Also had a film on Swiss life.

Thank mafischl
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Small but fine. Find out a bit more about this museum that tell you more aoubt this unique place. Not to be mised.

Thank eurohandsofsteel
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed the tour. It was educational and easy to follow. The explanations are all in german but they have a website that you can access with your smartphone using their free wifi to get the explanations in English or French. The cheese sample...More

Reviewed 8 June 2017

It was a nice small information centre cum museum.Tells a lot beautifully about the village life of local swiss people,especially Appenzell people who are making swiss cheese through generations.It was nice to see.

Thank dubey2016
Reviewed 18 October 2016

- very interesting display of original items of all local topics - lovely exposition of traditional clothing - hand- crafts exposition - nice with children - informative movies

Thank LaCenterentola
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Great rainy day activity, much info on the region's history and customs. Tourist info. located here as well will heklp yu plan activities in this great region.

Thank Chinana
Reviewed 19 August 2016

It may seem like a small museum but its a good layout with multiple levels offering very interesting exhibits and history on Appenzell.

Thank cecilia c
Reviewed 10 May 2016

A bit touristy, but heck, I was one! Bought tons of cheese and learned about the cheese-making process ad the region. In and out in 15 minutes.

Thank TinamausandAlfredo
Reviewed 2 May 2016

This museum' collection includes folk costumes and examples of the very fine needlework for which the region is famous. On the top floor they have examples of the old methods of punishment for petty criminals, and some of the original coinage. On another floor they...More

Thank FrancheComptoise
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