Dichter:innen- und Stadtmuseum Liestal

Liestal
Switzerland
Dichter- und Stadtmuseum
Dichter- und Stadtmuseum
Dichter- und Stadtmuseum
History and tradition
The museum of poets and local history in the heart of the old town ofLiestalinvites guests to get to know poets and artists of the region in the three-storey house. Permanent exhibitions offer various details about Liestal's history and traditions.


Poets
The museum exhibits objects and works of Georg and Emma Herwegh's heritage as well as documents, souvenirs and furniture of Josef Viktor Widmann and Carl Spitteler.


City
The development of the town at the river Ergolz is documented from the first wood engraving dating back to 1548 to latest satellite pictures. Furthermore the exhibition showcases items from Roman and medieval times, documents of dependent areas (Untertanenland) and the separation ofBaselCity, weapons, flags and pictures of the past 150 years. Four display cases are dedicated to Liestal's customs, namely Chienbäse, Fasnacht, Banntag, Auffahrtsweggen, Maientanz and Santichlaus-Ylütte. The Liestal-based artist Otto Plattner is represented with a selection of his works.

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Address

Dichter:innen- und Stadtmuseum Liestal

Rathausstrasse 30
4410
Liestal
Switzerland
Opening hours
Open all year from
Tuesday - Friday: 9:00-18:00
Saturday: 9:00-16:00
Sunday: 10:00-16:00

Closed on
For more information: http://dichtermuseum.ch/infos.html
Contact and additional information
+41 61 923 70 15

Currently in this museum

Ölbild eines jungen Pfadfinders des Liestaler Malers Otto Plattner
Exhibition
Liestal
,
Switzerland

In 2024, the Pfadi Liestal celebrates its centenary. Founded shortly after the First World War, the youth organization offered boys and girls from a wide range of social classes a meaningful leisure ...

Zu sehen ist eine ältere, lachende Frau mit weissem Haar und Brille umgeben von grünen Pflanzen.
Exhibition
Liestal
,
Switzerland

Helene Bossert (1907-1999), who grew up in the simplest of circumstances in the Upper Basel region, was one of the best-known dialect authors in German-speaking Switzerland in the middle of the 20th ...