Valais Museum of History (Musée d'Histoire du Valais / Geschichtsmuseum)
The different edifices adjacent to the fortified church house a permanent exhibition devoted to the history of the canton. Sacred and popular religious art (sculptures, gold work, pictures) alternate with objects from daily life (furniture) and military life (weaponry, armour). A section is devoted to Valais today, its recent changes and its future. The rooms are small and intimate and enable the visitor to admire the objects close up.
Address:Château de Valère, 1950 Sion
Phone:+41 27 606 47 15
Price:8 Fr. (children 4 Fr.)
Jun-Sep: 11am-6pm; rest of year: daily except Mon 11am-5pm - closed 1 Jan, 25 Dec - CHF14 combo ticket including 2 other museums