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.
- 16./17. August 2019: 200 Jahre Waffenplatz Thun
- 18. September 2019: Vortrag: Die Schweizer Feldpost