Valais Museum of History (Musée d'Histoire du Valais / Geschichtsmuseum)

Interesting
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.

Useful information

Address:

Château de Valère, 1950 Sion

Phone:

+41 27 606 47 15

Price:

8 Fr. (children 4 Fr.)

Opening hours

Jun-Sep: 11am-6pm; rest of year: daily except Mon 11am-5pm - closed 1 Jan, 25 Dec - CHF14 combo ticket including 2 other museums

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