In addition to its permanent exhibition on the subject of the Swiss border, the Customs Museum also has changing special exhibitions.  

The museum is closed and will open its doors together with the Lugano shipping company in April 2021.

Belle Époque: Lago Maggiore

Belle Époque

Twenty large posters from the Swiss National Library recount the charm of tourism in the Lake Lugano and Lake Maggiore region during the Belle Époque (1880-1915). A journey through time, when going on holiday was still a privilege for the few.

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?