Customs Museum

The Swiss Customs Museum presents the tasks performed by Customs and explains the different functions of the Swiss border and the Swiss Border Guard as they are today and as they were in the past.

Currently in the Customs Museum

Flyer: beguiling appearance - mursky shadows?

Beguiling appearance - murky shadows?

A special exhibition on counterfeiting an piracy.

Lebensgrosse Puppe trägt alte GWK-Uniform

Permanent Exhibition: a 1,935 km border in a museum

Over 2.1 Million people and around 1.1 Million vehicles and 24,000 lorries cross the Swiss border every day. What is the work of Customs? And what were things like when the Swiss border was first set up?

Eine kleine alte Welt

A little world of the past

A special exhibition with illustrations by the Ticino artist Pietro Chiesa based on the famous novel by Antonio Fogazzaro from 1934.

Other topics

Gebäude Zollmuseum aus Distanz gesehen

Visits

Information on how to get there, refreshment facilities and nearby walks.

Zollmuseum Ausstellung

Information for schools

We offer guided tours for school classes and provide accompanying teaching material.

Dauerausstellung: Alte Uniform

The Museum

The Swiss Customs Museum presents the tasks performed by Customs and explains the different funtions of the Swiss border and the Swiss border guard as they are today and as they were in the past.

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Publications & Media

Here you will find news from the Customs Museum and reports from the media.

Further info

CANTINE DI GANDRIA LUGANO

Opening Times: 7 April to 20 October 2019. From 1.30 to 5.30 pm.
CHF 5.00/2.50 (from 6 to 16 years), free admission for children up to 6 years old.

Mobile Tag Customs Museum
https://www.ezv.admin.ch/content/ezv/en/home/the-fca/customs-museum-in-cantine-di-gandria--lugano.html