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Park im Grünen is spread across 18.62 hectares (46 acres). It is a popular place among the locals as it also hosts festivals and other cultural events. It features a couple of restaurants, a mini golf link, playgrounds, sculptures, trails, lakes, ponds, a fountain and a carousel.
Sammlung Friedhof Hörnli is a small museum that still makes a big impact! This museum is located in a cemetery and is devoted entirely to burials and funerals. Visit this unique museum and see its unusual collection of artifacts including burial urns, coaches used to carry bodies, how historic funeral arrangements were arranged, and so much more.
A visit to the highly unusual Frog Museum in the Swiss town of Münchenstein is sure to leave any tourist in wonder and amazement. Dedicated entirely to the slimy amphibian, the museum has the biggest collection of frog toys in the form of stuffed animals, ceramic statues, traditional dolls and plastic miniatures. It also has a morbid yet remarkable display of actual preserved frogs seated together in form of human style gatherings. The exhibition is so large that includes over 13,000 items and has been included in the Guinness book of world records in 1993. Open every first Sunday of the month between 2.00p and 5.00p, the museum is free to visit and can organizes special tours for groups outside the opening hours.
With a focus on furniture and interiors, the Vitra Design Museum showcases the works of such iconic designers as Charles and Ray Eames, George Nelson and Alvar Aalto. The delightfully asymmetrical museum building, designed by Frank Gehry, is a sight to behold.
One will easily spot the Dom zu Arlesheim also known as Cathedral of Arlesheim while in the city. The structure consists of two domes with crosses affixed on each of them. The face of the church includes a statue of Mary while a large clock is seen on top. As one will enter the church view the beautiful and detailed murals on the ceiling depicting the Ascension. A large organ is located on the upper balcony which is usually used during services.
Strategically located at the border triangle of three countries namely Germany, Switzerland and France, the Dreiländer Museum (Museum am Burghof) is a significant landmark of the city. The permanent exhibition showcases the past, present and future of the countries. A brief account of their differences and similarities is also given here. Numerous collections, educational activities, programs, cultural events and exhibitions are conducted here on a regular basis. Famous works of renowned artists such as Johann Peter Hebel-Sammlung and Max Laeuger are also featured here. The only three-country museum in Europe, a visit to Dreiländer Museum (Museum am Burghof) is a must when in town.