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Ballenberg is home to about 100 carefully preserved buildings.

Ballenberg is home to about 100 carefully preserved buildings.

Founded in 1291, the Swiss Confederation has had centuries to develop a rich cultural history. Proud of this cultural heritage, Switzerland makes it a priority to preserve it. Today there are numerous places where visitors can experience Swiss culture first-hand.
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Visitors will find a little bit of everything at "Every Thing Design."
Visitors will find a little bit of everything at “Every Thing Design.”

With so many prime pieces on display, the current exhibition at Zurich’s Museum of Design is comparable to a greatest hits album. “Every Thing Design” is the first show featuring material from all four of the museum’s collections, which include posters, design, applied art and graphics.

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Luckily, samples are provided for hungry visitors.

Luckily, samples are provided for hungry visitors.

“100% Chocolate” is the name of a new exhibition at Lucerne’s Museum of History. According to curator Alexandra Strobel, life without chocolate would be “impossible”.

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http://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/culture/Chocolate_art_steals_the_show.html?siteSect=231&sid=10561675&cKey=1239375806000&ty=st

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The "Witzerland" show features dozens of political cartoons.

The "Witzerland" show features dozens of political cartoons.

Punctual, reserved, serious, trustworthy, fussy, polite, tidy . . . There are a lot of adjectives that spring to mind when describing the Swiss. “Funny” is seldom among them. Nevertheless, a new exhibition at the Swiss National Museum strives to show the lighter side of the Helvetians.

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http://www.swisster.ch/en/news/exhibition-takes-a-serious-look-at-swiss-humour_121-1451219

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