Museum Burg Zug
Kirchenstrasse 11
CH-6300 Zug
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Thu 27.06.
6 pm | CHF 10 | only in German
evening guided tour «Emergency!»

With Regula Hauser, Manager education and mediation

The tour is hold in German language.

Sun 30.06.
2 pm | CHF 10
guided tour by the curator «Emergency!»

Curator Christopg Tschanz leads the group through the exhibition «Ernstfall! Die Schweiz im Kalten Krieg». He will share additional interesting details and information about the time.

The tour is hold in German language.

Sun 30.06.
3 pm | CHF 10 | from 5 years on | children free entrance | only in German
guided family tour (new)

Five figures, played by actress Jitka Nussbaum Weber, introduce families to the history of Zug. 
Guided by Barbara Croisier.

The tour is hold in German language.

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Wed 03.07
2 - 5 pm
Free Wednesday

Free entry in all exhibitions

Mon 8.7. to Fri 26.7.
Ferienpass at Museum Burg Zug
Tue, 9.7. | 2 - 3.30 pm: Modische Zeitreise
Wed, 10.7.  | 10 - 11.30 am: Modische Zeitreise 
Thu, 11.7. | 2 - 3.30 pm: Alte Spiele neu entdeckt
Fri, 12.7. | 2 - 3.30 pm: Garten, Kräuter und Düfte
Tue, 16.7. | 2 - 3.30 pm: Bei den Rittern
Wed, 17.7. | 2 - 5 pm: Farblabor
Fri, 19.7. | 2 - 3.30 pm: Bei den Rittern
Wed, 24.7. | 2 - 5 pm: Farblabor
 
All courses are hold in German language.

More details and registration: www.zuger-ferienpass.ch

Thu 01.08.
10 am - 5 pm | free entry
Swiss national holiday

tinker laterns at the castle yard, traditional Swiss music with the Trio Bügel-Spez, refreshments available

Wed 07.08.
2 - 5 pm
Free Wednesday

Free entry in all exhibitions

Wed 28.08.
6 pm | CHF 10
evening guided tour "Emergency!"

In the evening, Regula Hauser, manager education and mediation leads you through the special exhibtion “Emergency! Switzerland during the Cold War”. 

The tour is hold in German language.

Sun 01.09.
2 pm | CHF 10
guided tour "Emergency!"

Historian Stephanie Müller leads the group through the exhibition “Emergency! Switzerland during the Cold War”. She will share additional interesting details and information about the time. The guided tour will be interpredted in German sign language.

The tour is hold in German language. 
Wed 04.09.
Free Wednesday

Free entry in all exhibitions

Wed 11.09.
5.30 pm | CHF 15
duration around 2 h including an apéro
Guided city tour «Zuger Jugendbewegungen in den 80er-Jahren»

City guided tour about the formation of youth movements in Zug during the Cold War. The tour includes an apéro. Kindly take your personal public transport subscription with you if available. With Regula Hauser, manager education and mediation.

The tour is hold in German language.
Sat 14.09. and Sun 15.09.
Sat: 10 am - 6 pm | Sun: 10 am - 5 pm | free entry
medieval pageant

Medieval pageant in and around the castle. More information about the programme: www.mittelalterfestzug.ch

Thu 19.09.
7 pm | CHF 10 | Gotischer Saal im Rathaus | Fischmarkt | Zug
Lecture "Emergency!": "Switzerland during the Cold War"

Speech by Christian Koller, professor of modern history, university of Zürich, director of Swiss Social Archive

The speech is hold in German language.

Sun 29.09.
3 pm | CHF 10 | from 5 years on | free entry until 16 years
guided family tour (new)

Five figures, played by actress Jitka Nussbaum Weber, introduce families to the history of Zug. 
Guided by Miriam Kärvas

The tour is hold in German language.

Wed 02.10.
Free Wednesday

Free entry in all exhibitions.

Sun 06.10.
4th Swiss Castle Day

In cooperation with The Swiss Castle Society (www.dieschweizerschloesser.ch)

Detailed programm follows soon.

Tue 15.10.
7 pm | CHF 10 | Gotischer Saal im Rathaus | Fischmarkt | Zug
Lecture "Emergency!": "P-26: Widerstandsvorbereitungen für den Besetzungsfall"

Speech by Titus Meier, historian, teacher, politician

The speech is hold in German language.

 

Sun 20.10.
2 pm | CHF 15
duration around 2 h including an apéro
Guided city tour «Zuger Jugendbewegungen in den 80er-Jahren»

City guided tour about the formation of youth movements in Zug during the Cold War. The tour includes an apéro. Kindly take your personal public transport subscription with you if available. With Regula Hauser, manager education and mediation.

The tour is hold in German language.
Tue 22.10.
8 pm | E/d
CHF 17 | U25 CHF 10
Kino Seehof 1
Schmidgasse 8
In cooperation with Zuger Kinos | www.kinozug.ch
041 726 10 01
cinema evening "Emergency!": "WarGames - Kriegsspiele"

Film of 1983 by John Badham, with Matthew Broderick and Ally Sheedy. Introduction by Jeremy Spillmann, developer of the game First Strike: Final Hour, Blindflug Studios

Sun 27.10.
3 pm | CHF 10 | from 5 years on | children free entrance | only in German | limited tickets
guided family tour (new)

Five figures, played by actress Jitka Nussbaum Weber, introduce families to the history of Zug. 
Guided by Barbara Croisier

The tour is hold in German language.

Sun 03.11.
2 pm | CHF 10
guided tour by the curator «Emergency!»

Curator Christoph Tschanz leads the group through the exhibition «Ernstfall! Die Schweiz im Kalten Krieg». He will share additional interesting details and information about the time.

The tour is hold in German language.

 

Wed 06.11.
Free Wednesday

Free entry in all exhibtions.

Thu 07.11.
7 pm | CHF 10 | Gotischer Saal im Rathaus | Fischmarkt | Zug
panel discussion "Emergency!"

With:
Thomas Buomberger, historian and journalist

Rudolf Jaun, professor emeritus. University of Zürich and MILAK/ETHZ

Josef Lang, historian, politician 1982 bis 2011

Iwan Rickenbacher, communication consultant, former commandinf officer Geb Inf Rgt 29

In disucussion with Marco Sigg, director

Sat 09.11. and Sun 10.11.
free entry | from 10 years on
ABRAXAS-Festival: «Im Labyrinth der Lügen»
reading by the author Ute Krause for children in the context of the special exhibition "Emergency!
 
Sat 4.30 - 6 pm with pocket lamp guided tour
Sun 11 - 12 am
 
More information and ticket reservation on www.abraxas-festival.ch

In cooperation with Abraxas Kinder- und Jugendliteratur-Festival

The reading is hold in German language.

Wed 13.11.
7 pm | CHF 10 | Gotischer Saal im Rathaus | Fischmarkt | Zug
Lecture "Emergency!": "Den Atomkrieg denken. Bedrohungsbilder in der Schweiz des Kalten Krieges."

Speech by Sibylle Marti, historical institute of Open University of Hagen. 

The speech is hold in German language.

 

Sun 24.11
3 pm | CHF 10 | from 5 years on | children free entrance | only in German | limited tickets
guided family tour

Five figures, played by actress Jitka Nussbaum Weber, introduce families to the history of Zug. 
Guided by Barbara Croisier.

The tour is hold in German language.

Tue 26.11.
8 pm | E/d
CHF 17 | U25 CHF 10
Kino Seehof 1
Schmidgasse 8
In cooperation with Zuger Kinos | www.kinozug.ch
041 726 10 01
cinema evening: "Emergency!": "Dr. Strangelove or: How I Stopped Worrying and Love the Bomb"
Satire of the Cold War by Stanley Kubricks with Peter Sellers.
Introduction by Marco Sigg, director 
 
Sun 01.12.
2 pm | CHF 10
public guided tour

Historian Sabine Witt guides you through the permanent exhibition and shares details, information and anecdotes of the Zuger families Landwting and Zurlauben as well as about the Zuger mercenaries with you.

The tour ist hold in German language.

Tue 03.12.
6 pm | CHF 10
evening guided tour "Emergency!"

In the evening Director Marco Sigg leads you through the special exhibtion “Emergency! Switzerland during the Cold War”. 

The guided tour is hold in German language.

Wed 04.12.
Free Wednesday

Free entry in all exhibitions

Sun 08.12.
free entry in the fairy tale snuggeries from 2 - 5 pm | from 5 years on
Zuger Märlisunntig at Museum Burg Zug

Two fairy tale snuggeries in the castle.
Duration: ca. 20 minutes | read in Swiss German | for children from 5 years on
Programme will follow soon.

Tue 24.12./Wed 25.12.
The museum stays closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
Do 02. Januar 2020

Wed 08.01.
Free Wednesday

Free entry in all exhibitions

Thu 09.01.
6 pm | CHF 10
evening guided tour "Emergency!"

Historian Barbara Croisier leads the group through the exhibition “Emergency! Switzerland during the Cold War”. She will share additional interesting details and information about the time. The guided tour  will be interpreted in German sign language.

The tour is hold in German language. 

Tue 14.01
7 pm | CHF 10 | Gotischer Saal im Rathaus | Fischmarkt | Zug
Lecture "Emergency!": "Igel, Indianer und Füchse: Eine Kulturgeschichte des Bunkers im Kalten Krieg"
Speech by Silvia Berger Ziauddin, assistant professor history of 19th and 20th century, University of Berne.
 
The speech is hold in German language.