UNESCO World Heritage experiences

in the four-country region

UNESCO Site Nussbaumersee

Neolithic and late Bronze Age (around 800 BC) pile-dwellings. Excavations in the 1990ies and research brought interesting results about architecture, economy, environnment...

UNESCO Site Enge Alpenquai

This exclusively Late Bronze Age settlement has a large variety of organic materials. Several settlement phases occupied this site until the end of the pile dweller period.
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.
Fischerhütte am Federsee in Oberschwaben

Federsee Museum

The Federsee Museum brings archeology to life. In addition to the exhibition of original finds from the wetland settlements of the Federsee area, there are also 12...

City Museum Rapperswil-Jona

The city museum has a collection of some 3,000 historical objects that focus on their cultural and economic-historical significance.

Archaeological Window Opéra Parking Garage

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

Roggenburg Monastery

For more than 800 years, the Premonstratensian religious order has lived and worked in Roggenburg where the monastery complex and gardens shimmer in newly renovated splendor....

UNESCO Site Große Stadt Kleiner Hafner

This is the oldest known pile construction site. Originally an island, Egolzwil was repeatedly inhabitated into the Late Bronze Age.

UNESCO Site Rorenhaab

This site marks the beginnings of pile-dwelling research in the canton of Zurich. The settlement was inhabited by the Cortaillod culture to the Late Bronze Age.