Swiss Army Museum Society (SAMS)
The Swiss Army Museum Society (SAMS) is a society with the following objectives:
- Promote the creation of a Swiss Army Museum;
- Contribute to the conservation of army material and to its investigation and documentation;
- Advance the knowledge on Swiss military history.
In 2008 the society founded the Historical Swiss Army Material Foundation, which as independent provider and by order of the DDPS attends to a majority of the collections of historical material of the armed forces. Information (in German) on opportunities to visit the collections can be found here.
Survey of the collections of historical material of the armed forces looked after by the HAM Foundation.