Welcome to the Museums of the Appenzellerland

Most of the museums are open, but face masks and social distancing are compulsory.

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Museum Herisau

A diverse cantonal history

Appenzeller Volkskunde-Museum Stein

Folk Art Textiles Cheese

Zeughaus Teufen

Building Culture, Art Experiments

Museum Heiden

Health resort Animals Ethnology

Kunstmuseum Appenzell

Art Architecture Present

Museum Appenzell

Folklore and everyday culture

Museum Wolfhalden

The simple life of yore

Velomuseum Rehetobel

Ode to the bicycle

Puppenmuseum Waldfee Wald

Dolls from
all over the world

Jahrhundert der Zellweger Trogen

Textile Trade, Architecture

Schützenmuseum Trogen

Gunnery and handicrafts

Vortrag «Bilder in einer bilderarmen Zeit: Bild und Text im Appenzeller Kalender bis 1830»


18.15 Uhr

von Prof. Dr. Alfred Messerli, Universtität Zürich (Anmeldung

Appenzeller Volkskunde-Museum Stein

«200 Jahre Sonnengesellschaft Speicher»


Museum für Lebensgeschichten Speicher

Museums of the Appenzellerland

Welcome to the information portal of the seventeen Museums of the Appenzellerland. Here you will also find up-to-date information about the museums' exhibitions and special events. Come and take a look around!

The Appenzell region boasts a diverse array of museums. Mostly small, with the focus on cultural history, their architecture blends harmoniously with their environment.

With their many and varied collections, they embody the region's cultural heritage and, through their exhibitions, serve as an important platform for social dialogue and development.

This website is funded and maintained by the Museums Coordination (Culture Office) of the Canton Appenzell Ausserrhoden.