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Man does not live on bread alone.

Today, hunting is no longer necessary to put meat on the table or to make tools from sinews and bones. The culture-historical meaning of hunting has evolved over the millenia, along with hunting methods and techniques.
Since 1968, Landshut Castle is the home of the Swiss Museum of Wildlife and Hunting, the only hunting museum in Switzerland. As such, its first priority is not simply to awaken some kind of "Thrill of the Hunt", but rather to inform about people that hunt, about hunted wildlife as well as the the art of hunting.

Upcoming Events

European Heritage Days 2019 «Colours»

Landshuts Orangerie – Wiederherstellung alter Gartenkultur

Auf den von Fachpersonen geführten Rundgängen bietet sich die einmalige Gelegenheit, die bis anhin nicht öffentlich zugängliche Orangerie, Zeugnis früher Gartenarchitektur auf Schloss Landshut, zu besichtigen.

Saturday, 14th september 2019 - Orangery and Parc. Meeting at the Castle Court

11.00 h and 14.00 h guided tours through the orangery of Landshut Castle with Thomas Maurer, architect, Daniel Möri, landscape architect, Isabella Meili-Rigert, Cultural Heritage Department

Commentary in German. In the case of questions or remarks, generally, the referee speaks English.

Webcam Jackdaw

A webcam has been installed in one of the nest boxes in the castle tower. Watch the hustle and bustle in the jackdaw's nest live!

This way to the peephole.

Exhibitions administered by the Natural History Museum in Bern www.nmbe.ch