Museum zu Allerheiligen

Northeastern Switzerland

Entered via the cathedral cloister, the Museum zu Allerheiligen showcases treasures from Schaffhausen fossils to Etruscan gold jewellery. The art collection contains works by Otto Dix, Lucas Cranach the Elder and contemporary Swiss artists. First-rate temporary exhibitions exploring everything from the Renaissance to travel photography also feature.

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