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Heimatmuseum Gersau

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The Museum

Allein schon das Gebäude, welches das Heimatmuseum beherbergt, ist von historischem Wert. Das «alte Rathaus» wird vielseitig genutzt. Im Erdgeschoss befindet sich ein kleines Lokal, welches man für vielseitige Anlässe mieten kann, wie Sitzungen, Ausstellungen oder Konzerte. Im 1. OG ist die Firma kulturwerk.ch, welche u.a. für den Gersauer HERBST zuständig ist, beheimatet. Einen Stock höher befindet sich das kleine aufschlussreiche Heimatmuseum. Nebst dem aus alten Zeiten stammenden Gerichtssaal befindet sich Wissenswertes über die Seidenspinnerei, die beiden grossen Gersauer Josef Maria Camenzind (Schriftsteller, Dichter) und den Komponisten Benno Ammann. Das «alte Rathaus» ist auch Museum der Stradivari-Stiftung Habisreutinger. Diese ist in Besitz von sechs echten Stradivari-Instrumenten. Es gibt kaum eine grössere Sammlung dieser alten, ehrwürdigen Instrumente. Da es jedoch schade wäre, diese im Museum auszustellen, sind die Stradivaris seit Jahren auf Tournee. Im Museum befinden sich Bilder in Originalgrösse sowie Beschriebe zu den Instrumenten. Am letzten Wochenende im Juli finden die Instrumente jedoch Ihren Weg zurück nach Gersau. An diesem Wochenende findet das jährliche StradivariFEST mit verschiedenen Konzerten und das bekannte Jahreskonzert der Stradivari-Stiftung Habisreutinger in der Pfarrkirche St. Marzellus statt. Dann können Sie 6 echte Stradivaris live erleben!

Focal points

Architecture , Folklore , Personalities , History, Museum of local history , Musical instruments , Handcraft


Dorfstrasse 14
6442 Gersau
+41 41 8281220

Opening hours

Mai-Okt.: Sa 15-17Ferner nach Vereinbarung


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