Stadt Amriswil

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Mission statement
Mühlebach School Museum
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Mission statement

In 2001, the town council developed in dialogue with the population a mission statement for the town of Amriswil. This process produced the guiding statement "Amriswil – Living with culture" which reflects the characteristics of the town. An interesting discussion or an open political climate also live up to the guiding statement as do regular and diverse cultural events. The mission statement can be called up at www.amriswil.ch ersichtlich.

Mostindien

In Switzerland, the canton of Thurgau is also popularly referred to as Mostindien". The component "Most" (cider) refers to Thurgau's status as a cider-producing region, whereas the connection with "Indien" comes from the shape of the canton resembling that of India. In actual fact, this name refers to Upper Thurgau, where extensive orchards (apples and pears) have been established since the late Middle Ages and where primarily cider or juice are produced.

Motocross
Motocross

At the end of September, Upper Thurgau Car and Motor Sports Club (AMCO) organises the international motocross in der Bürglen" area near Schocherswil. The European Championships final run is often held in Amriswil in the side-car category. www.s-a-m.ch/amriswil

Motorway

Amriswil is only eight minutes away from the motorway feeder road Arbon West" in the direction of St. Gallen.

Motorway vignette

To drive on the motorway you require a vignette. The vignette is valid until the end of January of each year. Sales outlets: post office counters and fuel stations.

Moving to/away from the region

Services for Residents

Mühlebach School Museum
Mühlebach School Museum

Switzerland has had a school museum since 1999. It is housed in a schoolhouse dating from the year 1846 in Amriswil and has a permanent exhibition, shows special and alternating exhibitions and offers tours for groups and schools by prior arrangement. Opening hours: Wednesday and Sunday, 2 pm to 5 pm. Offers for schoolchildren at www.schulmuseum.ch. Museums

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