Frauenfeld castle was founded by the counts of Kyburg in the 13th century. The massive tower dates from 1227.

The exhibit of the Thurgau History Museum in castle illustrates the time after 1415 that was so important for the region. It offers both children and adults an insightful and playful gateway to the Middle Ages. The modern arrangements, interactive animation and the artwork shining in new splendour are the highlights of the multimedia castle tour. 

The expressive presentation of the rooms offers the visitors a close look at how the people experienced the turbulent transition to the government of the Swiss confederacy, a time fraught with conflict, when modern boundaries were drawn.



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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Switzerland


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Franz Dschulnigg (15 months ago)
Kleines aber feines und sehr interessantes Museum mit freiem Eintritt
Florence Miguet Heimlicher (18 months ago)
Très beau château. Pas très grand, mais sympa.
Heidi Schatt (18 months ago)
Schönes kleines Schloss auch für die Kinder interessant hat im Schloss eine App wo die Kinder fragen beantworten können und Punkte sammeln können. Der Eintritt ist gratis
Christoph Saur (2 years ago)
Frei zugänglich bei freiem Eintritt. Interessante Ausstellung zur Geschichte, welche sich um die Zeit des Konstanzer Konzils abspielte, als die Region “hot spot“ der westlichen Welt war und das Untertanengebiet Thurgau Zankapfel von verschiedenen Machthabern war. Und man kann im Schloss bis auf den Turm hoch steigen.
I R (2 years ago)
Ein Museum im Museum mit gelungener medialen Präsentation.. Toll
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