Lives in Paris, France
Since Jun 2011
35-49 year old female
I am an American mom of 4 boys. We currently live in Paris France. We are trying to travel and experience Europe while we live overseas. We have made it to Greece, Switzerland, Italy, Morocco, The United Kingdom, Germany, Sweden, Portugal, and Austria. We have more trips planned. For our adventures, here are links to my blogs. http://lifewithmy5guysinfrance.com/ https://fabulousfindsinparis.wordpress.com http://lifewithmy5guys.blogspot.co.uk/
Speciality Museums, Gift & Speciality Shops
The Swiss National Museum is actually four museums: the National Museum Zurich, the Castle of Prangins, the Forum of Swiss History Schwyz, and the collections in Affoltern am Albis. This is a must see for those that want to learn about Swiss history and culture.
The Kunsthaus displays works created in a broad range of media, including sculpture, drawings, and paintings. The collection spans several centuries, from the Middle Ages to contemporary art, with an emphasis on Swiss artists.
This museum is for little and big kids alike! Explore the various exhibits and see toys that are 300 years old. This wonderful collection spans several centuries, from the 17th century to the early 20th century.
Check your watch — it's time to go see some exquisite timepieces! This collection contains some very old time-keepers of extraordinary workmanship.
The Museum of Design features industrial design, visual communication, architecture, and crafts. Check out posters from all over the world, cool ergonomic furniture, and other items in this modern, colorful space.
The Rietberg Museum is a large art museum housed in several historic buildings. The collection includes Asian, African, American, and Oceanic art.
A fun, interesting, and interactive science museum to keep children entertained as they learn.
The Kunsthalle is for the modern art enthusiast. In addition to a varied collection, the museum hosts talks with artists and experts, film viewings, and other special events.
This museum showcases the trams from the retired fleet, along with pictures and historical information about the tram system in Zurich.
This museums displays artifacts from the North American Native Indians and Inuit cultures.
The Muhlerama Museum is housed in an old flour mill, and all of the old equipment used for making flour is still there and working! You can learn all about the process, see the equipment in motion, and even take a bread making workshop!
The Zurich Zoological Museum has a huge collection of animals — almost 1 million! — and at any given time, 1,500 are on display.