The Constitution of the United States with its famous preamble ‘We the People’ (left), and an excerpt from the Swiss Federal Constitution of 1848.
Switzerland and the USA: sister republics

At first glance, the USA and Switzerland seem like two very different countries. But a look back at their shared history springs a few surprises. It shows how closely the political systems of the two nations are related to one another.

The Game Boy

Possibly the longest (video game) success story in the world began 28 years ago.

From the pharmacy to the supermarket shelf

Ovomaltine is a popular breakfast drink. It was invented by a pharmacist, and to begin with it was only available in pharmacies.

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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).