Swiss Center of North America
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People — Swiss culture in New Glarus, WI


When: April 15, 2018
Where: New Glarus Hotel Restaurant
Time: 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Can't wait to see you at POLKA FOR THE SWISS. Our annual fund raiser is hosted by our friends at the New Glarus Hotel Restaurant. $10 admission and you'll enjoy Swiss heritage music, polka music plus a cheese, meat and dessert buffet. We will have a giant silent auction, 50/50 raffle and for just $10 you can take home a bottle or two of wine valued at $10 to $20 dollars.
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When we say "YOU" are the Swiss Center of North America, we mean it. The Swiss Center is a mix of your search for Swiss roots, personal stories and our committment to make sure Swiss heritage doesn't disappear in North America.

Our work includes the preserving and the recounting of the unique stories of people who built communities with distinctive history in the United States and Canada.

The Swiss Center of North America celebrates Swiss heritage and culture. We interpret, collect and promote the Swiss-North American experience through events, social media and our belief that collective pieces of our past truly enriches our understanding of today.

Our Donald G. Tritt Library and Archives holds more than 9,000 books, magazines and other printed materials published in the four national languages of Switzerland and English.

You'll find historic records from organizations and individuals including a nearly complete North American Swiss Singing Alliance Saengerfest collection beginning in 1897.

We welcome guests from around the world and work to promote appreciation for and awareness of Swiss heritage, culture and pride.

You don’t have to be Swiss to enjoy the Swiss Center.

We invite you to explore the Swiss story to learn about people and organizations that helped built North America.

Hours and Location

Normal Hours: Monday - Friday 9 AM to 3 PM

Please e-mail or call ahead to ensure the Center is open when you would like to visit.
Other hours by appointment:
To schedule a visit:

507 Durst Road - New Glarus - WI - 53574
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