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Museum zu Allerheiligen

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Surprisingly good museum in Schaffhausen

Great rainy day activity. The museum was open free the 1st Sunday of each month, but I'm not sure... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2017
541triciaf
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Bonita Springs, Florida
lots to do and see, the building is huge

lots to do and see, the building is huge on many floors we lost count. lots of rooms and corridors... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
vanessashihtzu
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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20 Apr 2017
“Surprisingly good museum in Schaffhausen”
29 Mar 2017
“lots to do and see, the building is huge”
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The Museum zu Allerheiligen is situated in the Old Town of Schaffhausen, in the premises of the former Benedictine All Saints Monastery. The region's most important museum houses Archeology, History, Art and Natural History under one roof.
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Klosterstrasse 16 | In the Old Town of Schaffhausen, Schaffhausen 8200, Switzerland
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Reviewed 30 October 2014

The Museum zu Allerheiligen is one of these small town museums that displays a wide range of unexpected exhibits and insights in history, culture, arts and science. And it is situated in a beautiful medieval monastery. As ever so often: you can't see everything in...More

2  Thank Stefan M
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

Great rainy day activity. The museum was open free the 1st Sunday of each month, but I'm not sure if it still is. Amazing artifacts and antiquities from around the world. Entirely in German, but there are usually English written materials explaining the areas of...More

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Reviewed 29 March 2017

lots to do and see, the building is huge on many floors we lost count. lots of rooms and corridors packed full of all sorts of fascinating exhibits, we didn't get chance to see it all as there was so much, we will return. Staff...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2016

The museum allerheiligen is one of the most interesting of the many local museums you can find in smaller towns. They don't have a must see art collection but there are some really nice pieces (Lucas Cranach d. Ä., Tobias Stimmer, the Jünteler-Epitaph (1449) Cuno...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2016

You wouldn't expect much from a local museum in such a small town as Schaffhausen. But you would be wrong. This museum has a lot of different things, from pictures of Swiss artists, contemporary art to archaeology and mediaeval artefacts. I wasn't able to visit...More

1  Thank BarbaraMartin74
Reviewed 12 October 2015

The architecture is beautiful and there is a lot to see in this former monastery. However, it's not particularly accessible for someone with walking challenges. There are many steps and ramps and alcoves to work your way through. A rainy day made the museum very...More

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Museum A, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Museum zu Allerheiligen, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2015

Thank you for your recent stay at Museum zu Allerheiligen and for your feedback on Tripadvisor. We are sorry for the inconvenience the difficult access to the Museum has caused you. A large part of the museum is housed in the premises of the former...More

Reviewed 6 September 2015

If you are in Schaffhausen, this museum is definitely worth visiting. It presents the local history through interesting exhibits and artifacts. Take a pleasant stroll through the medieval herb garden and enjoy the peaceful surroundings.

1  Thank k8nne
Reviewed 25 August 2015

This museum of local history, from the Stone Age onwards. Is a model of what a local museum can be. The material is superbly displayed and clearly explained, although not in English.

1  Thank Senex81
Reviewed 25 May 2015

Beautifully done up and very interesting history. In the heart of the city, within easy reach. Well worth a visit when in Schaffhausen.

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Reviewed 30 October 2014

The Museum zu Allerheiligen is one of these small town museums that displays a wide range of unexpected exhibits and insights in history, culture, arts and science. And it is situated in a beautiful medieval monastery. As ever so often: you can't see everything in...More

2  Thank Stefan M
Reviewed 8 September 2014

A large part of the museum is located within the original Benedictine Abbey Allerheiligen and is full of history. As we like this sort of places, we had a long time stay over there even though it is not the biggest museum. With a Swiss...More

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