Three Countries Museum Lörrach

The Three Countries Museum in Lörrach (Dreiländer-Museum) is unique in Europe. His exhibition tells the history of the Upper Rhine, where the borders of Germany, France and Switzerland cross. For fifteen years the museum has been collecting objects that bear witness to the eventful history of the border region between France, Germany and Switzerland. They … Read more » “Three Countries Museum Lörrach”

Auguste Quiquerez

Auguste Quiquerez (1801-1882) was an engineer at the mines in the Jura region, but is best known as a geologist, historian, writer and archaeologist. Nowadays he is called the father of industrial archaeology. He wrote novels and historical studies and he collected legends from the Jura. He was also a skilled draughtsman and illustrated his … Read more » “Auguste Quiquerez”

The old glacier in Lucerne

The old glacier in Lucerne was discovered in 1872 and is one of the city’s major attractions. The history of this glacier began 20 million years ago when Lucerne was situated on a beach covered with palm trees. There was also the climate change and the glacier is the result of the last ice age … Read more » “The old glacier in Lucerne”