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Fricktaler Museum

The place where history becomes alive...
History and tradition
Technique and industry
Rheinfelden (CH)
Fricktaler Museum
Fricktaler Museum
This diverse collection presents exhibits ranging from archaeology and finds from the Fricktal region to medieval handcrafts and former professions and workplaces. The city models and water colour paintings by the arts teacher Gustav Kalenbach-Schröter are visual aids providing information about the history of Rheinfelden.

The exposition ‚Die Pest und die Sebastiani-Bruderschaft' shows great traditions from the middle ages which are still celebrated today.

Können Glocken fliegen... – the show presents interesting and special views to the collection of sacred objects.

'In Sale Salus - Herrmann Keller und die Kurstadt Rheinfelden' shows the rise and fall of Rheinfelden as a world famous spa town in the 19. and 20. century.

Fricktaler Museum

Haus zur Sonne
Marktgasse 12
Rheinfelden (CH)
+41 61 835 57 80
Horaires d'ouverture
Open all year
Tuesday: 14:00-17:00
Saturday - Sunday: 14:00-17:00
2021 open from march 27 to december 12.
Open Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday from 2 pm to 5 pm.
Guided tours are possible all the time on request

47.555433, 7.79351

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Rheinfelden (CH)
1499 - Fricktal finds from troubled times

In 1499, the Swabian War raged in the Fricktal. Entire villages were burned and plundered by Confederate troops. The Fricktal, which formerly belonged to Habsburg, lay on the border at that time in ...