The Museum of the Swiss Abroad tell the story of Switzerland... From William Tell into the future... Through all Swiss Expads...
The Museum of the Swiss Abroad tell the story of Switzerland... From William Tell into the future... Through all Swiss Expads who got famous or less famouslike Louis Chevrolet, Antoine-Henri Jomini, Jacques Necker...The Museum of the Swiss Abroad at the Domain of Penthes near Geneva tells the story of those Swiss who ventured into the wider world, sometimes returning to the motherland and sometimes settling forever in their new homelands. From the Swiss of the Vatican to those linked to the King Fance, it is the "Swiss Made" notion or theme that the museum explores via the destinies of famous and less well-known figures alike, including Albert Gallatin, Minister of the Treasury to the United States, Louis Chevrolet, inventor of the automobile of the same name and the author Germaine de Stael.