View of Säntis from Seealpsee lake, circa 1890. Photography by Albert Riggenbach-Burckhardt.
Murder on Säntis

In February 1922, the operator of the Säntis weather station and his wife became victims of a crime. New findings are shining a light on the dark story behind this crime that caused widespread consternation.

Switzerland – a nation of skiers: How much is reality? How much is myth?
The whole country is skiing! The whole country…?

For years, Switzerland has celebrated itself as a nation of skiers. Where does this self-image come from? Is it more of a myth, or more of a reality?

Curling in the Grisons, about 1940.
From Scottish gentlemen to the «Eisgenossinnen»

How a traditional game from Scotland became a glamour sport in Switzerland, and then went back to being a traditional game ‘of the people’: A brief history of curling in Switzerland

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Three museums – the National Museum Zurich, the Castle of Prangins and the Forum of Swiss History Schwyz – as well as the collections centre in Affoltern am Albis – are united under the umbrella of the Swiss National Museum (SNM).