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Museum.BL

History and tradition
Nature and environment
Liestal
Switzerland
Museum.BL
Museum.BL
Museum.BL
The most important business in the city and region of Baselused to be the silk ribbon industry. Since the 16th century silk ribbons from Basel were considered as top-notch standard in international fashion. The exhibition focuses on the rise and decline of the silk ribbon industry in the 19th and early 20th century and the consequences for workers and factory owners. Various silk ribbons showcase the beauty of the art and two fully functioning weaving looms complement the exhibition.
Address

Museum.BL

Zeughausplatz 28
4410
Liestal
Switzerland
+41 61 552 59 86
Opening hours
Open all year
Tuesday - Friday: 9:00-16:00
Saturday - Sunday: 10:00-17:00

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Georgios Kefalas
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Festival of Nature - Theater tour: The great spotted woodpecker and the bird of paradise

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NGBL: Preisverleihung
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NGBL: Award ceremony and presentation by the prizewinner

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Guided tour: Silk ribbon. Capital, Art & Crisis

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Liestal
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