The MASI Lugano born by the merging between the Museo Cantonale d’Arte and the Museo d’Arte. In LAC the exhibitions focus on modern and contemporary art.
The Museum hosts precious evidence of Hermann Hesse’s last 43 years in Montagnola up until his death.
The Historical Archive of Lugano preserves documentary collections, photographs, engravings, books and periodicals.
The exhibition hosts contemporary artworks belonging to the deposit granted to the City of Lugano by the collectors Giancarlo and Danna Olgiati.
The "Museo di storia naturale" is located in Lugano and is a body of the territorial Department of the Canton of Ticino.
Aware of the continuous transformations of our society, the Museum incessantly inquiries about the possibilities of cultures’ dialogue.
Unique educational museum designed to help children discover art through play, with exhibitions and workshops.
The Foundation aims to advance art and cultural education.
In a charming corner of Lake Lugano, a few steps from Italy, the Customs Museum illustrates past and present of the management and surveillance of the borders (fight against illegal traffics and forgery, prevention of trade in endangered species, and much more) and tells stories about a region which identity has been always defined by the border.
The "Museo Plebano" hosts archaeological, historical and art exhibitions.
The GYPSOTHEQUE GIANLUIGI GIUDICI is a museum that has been conceived, promoted and created by the RENATO AND GIANLUIGI GIUDICI FOUNDATION.
The Alprose chocolate museum presents the world of chocolate from its origin to date. Not to be missed is a visit to the "Nostalgia" shop for a chocolate tasting.
The Museum is beautifully located within the “Convento di Santa Maria” of Bigorio and exhibits objects made by monks over many years. The display gives to the public a unique insight into the lifestyle at the monastery.
The Museum Villa Pia in Porza, created by the "Fondazione d'Arte Erich Lindenberg" costituted in 2008 by Mareen Koch, has as mission the conservation and promotion of the German painter Lindenberg (Gronau 1938 - Berlin 2006).
The Malcantone Museum in Curio in Switzerland has recently undergone a radical makeover and the contents of the museum have been completely overhauled.
Located in the centre of the vil¬lage Brè, the Museum is dedicated to the work of the painter Wilhelm Schmid, an exponent of the German New Objectivity of the 20s, who moved to Ticino in 1937.
Swissminiatur is an open-air museum where you can admire the most important Swiss buildings and means of transportation.
The rooms host a precious collection of rare religious art, an exhibition dedicated to rocks, minerals, fossils and speleology of the region and the history of the lightening research centre.
Museum and house of birth with a collection of artwork by sculptor Mario Bernasconi (1899 – 1963) and his wife, the painter Irma Bernasconi Pannes (1902 – 1971). The house of birth exhibits the artwork of the Twenties with drawings, stories, photographs and personal objects from the sculptor.
Permanent exhibition on material and documents regarding the Ferrovie Luganesi SA’s first 100 years of life and, in particular, concerning the Lugano Ponte Tresa railroad line.
The Small Museum of Sessa and Monteggio was opened in the Sixties when a group of young people, encouraged by Beppe Zanetti, started collecting objects belonging to the Ticino farming civilisation.
A professional painter he restored paintings for a living, painted frescoes in churches and never abandoned music.
The Radio Museum offers an educational tour that tells the history of the radio starting from Guglielmo Marconi (1895) to the present day, with a special focus on the Ticino area.
Approximately fifty works (paintings, watercolors, drawings and sketches for Illustrations) by Luigi Rossi (1853-1923). Genre painter, author of portraits and landscapes, the work of Luigi Rossi lies between reality and symbol.
The “Museo della Miniera” constitutes a “Unicum” in Ticino, that is, a rarity no to be missed.