Mission Statement 

The Textilmuseum St. Gallen is an educational institution, which with the aid of its precious cultural heritage passes on knowledge in a variety of ways, offering inspiration to today’s generation, and those to come. In addition, the museum is an integral part of the Swiss educational and cultural landscapee. In this context, the collections’ contents are scientifically examined and subject to critical scrutiny. The Textilmuseum St. Gallen continues to evolve, following the core activities defined by the ICOM: collect – conserve – research – exhibit – communicate.