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Valais History Museum
Château de Valère, 1950 Sion Route Planner
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Opening hours

Jun-Sep: 11am-6pm; Oct-May: daily except Mon 11am-5pm - closed 1 Jan and 25 Dec

Description

The different edifices adjacent to the fortified church house a permanent exhibition devoted to the history of the canton. Sacred and popular religious art (sculptures, gold work, pictures) alternate with objects from daily life (furniture) and military life (weaponry, armour). A section is devoted to Valais today, its recent changes and its future. The rooms are small and intimate and enable the visitor to admire the objects close up.

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