Industrial History

Sorting
Dampfbahn DVZO
Hinwil

Steam Train

Take a journey to the past between Bauma – Bäretswil – Hinwil just as our great-grandparents…

Bauma

Flarzhaus Freddi

The manufacturer Rosa Freddi, born 1885, has lived here until 1978. Her house…

Dampfschiff Greif
Maur

Greif Steamboat

The Greif steamboat is the oldest and only passenger ship in Switzerland fired…

Museums-Spinnerei Neuthal
Bäretswil

Spinning Mill Museum

Visitors will get an insight into the factory work and the handicraft of yarn…

Bäretswil

Weaving Machine Collection Rüti

Europe's unique RÜTI weaving machine collection is located at Neuthal close…

Handmaschinenstickerei
Bäretswil

Hand Machine Embroideries

Find out more about the hundred year old history of hand machine embroideries…

Wasserkraft und Arbeit
Bäretswil

Hydropower and home-based work

The visitor experiences how water power was used via turbines and hears about…

Bäretswil

Stockrüti Water Wheel Mill

The last saw mill powered by a water wheel at the Zurich Oberland.

Maur

Maur Museums

Local history collection including tools from manufacture and agriculture,…

Drechslerei Kleintal
Fischenthal

Kleintal Turnery

The water-operated Kleintal turnery is an industrial archaeology rarity that…

Windenmacherei
Wila

Brüngger Old Winches Production

At the old Brüngger winches production at Wila time has stood still in the…

« back to overview