UNESCO World Heritage experiences

in the four-country region
Siedlungsrekonstruktion Bodman Schachen © Landesamt für Denkmalpflege | © Landesamt für Denkmalpflege

UNESCO Site Bodman Schachen

The site Bodman-Schachen - today it lies in the nature reserve - was probably discovered between 1854 and 1866. The rich pile training at the end of the Überlinger Lake...
UNESCO Fundstelle Wangen-Hinterhorn © Landesamt für Denkmalpflege | © Landesamt für Denkmalpflege

UNESCO Site Wangen-Hinterhorn

The UNESCO Site Wangen-Hinterhorn was discovered in 1856 by Kaspar Löhle, councilor and small farmer from Wangen, as the first prehistoric lakeside settlement in the shallow...

Archaeological Window Opéra Parking Garage

A small exhibition with finds and films about the excavations in the parking garage Opéra in Zurich.

Wetzikon Museum

The Wetzikon Antiquarian Society birthed the museum that houses the pre-historic pile dweller finds of 19th century Swiss farmer-poet and amateur archeologist Jakob...
Die rekonstruierten Pfahlbauten von Wangen | © Museum Fischerhaus

Fischerhaus Museum

Extensive collection from the Neolithic settlements on the Hinterhorn of Wangen.

UNESCO Site Robenhausen

Artifacts from this settlement are found in major musuems around the world. To fund the excavation work and research in the 19th century, archeologist Jakob Messikommer sold...

Museum at Pfäffikersee

In the 17th century Oberlaender Doppelflarzhaus on the lake quay, this permanent exhibition shows numerous prehistoric finds from Pfäffikon and the surrounding area...
Dorfmodell der Fundstelle Weier I-III bei Thayngen, Schweiz | © Kantonsarchäologie Schaffhausen

UNESCO Site Weier I–III

Important site of the so-called Pfyn Culture with three settlement phases. The well-preserved finds provide information on settlement, craft, economy and nutrition.
Museumspädagogik in der archäologischen Abteilung im Museum Biberach | © Museum Biberach

Museum Biberach

The collection features artifacts from the Biberach dentist and archeology pioneer Heinrich Forschner (1880-1959), with other Stone Age and Bronze Age findings.