Exhibition with stories about the Klostergut Paradies and insights into the photographic archive of GF

The centenary celebrations will begin on 15 March 2018 with an official ceremony attended by political decision-makers, business leaders and other public figures. On the same day, a photography exhibition will be unveiled in the listed convent building containing images from the corporate archives. The exhibition is entitled “100 years of GF at Klostergut Paradies” and will be open to the public once a month from 19 March to 12 November 2018. There will also be free specialist guided tours (approx. 1h) with an ensuing cocktail on the below listed dates.

Free specialist guided tours

Public guided tours of the exhibition (free of charge), duration: approximately 1 hour with subsequent aperitif. The number of participants is limited, registration at:

Kindly note that the guided tours are only available in German.  

Monday, 16 April, 6 p.m. – THIS TOUR IS FULLY BOOKED
Hugo Rechsteiner, longtime GF employee:
„Stories from the world of GF“

Monday, 14 May, 6 p.m. – THIS TOUR IS FULLY BOOKED
Franziska Eggimann, Head of Corporate Archive of GF:
„GF through the lens of the in-house photographers“

Monday, 11 June, 6 p.m.
Gisela Hürlimann, Chair for History of Technology, ETH Zurich:
„1918 – Socio-historical aspects of the year of the nationwide strike“

Monday, 9 July, 6 p.m. – THIS TOUR IS FULLY BOOKED
Peter Niederhäuser, Historian:
«Klostergut Paradies from the Middle Ages until today»

Monday, 10 September, 6 p.m.
Martin Gasser, Curator Fotostiftung Schweiz:
„Industrial photography at GF in the context of the Swiss history of photography in the 20th century“

Monday, 12 November, 6 p.m.
Adrian Knoepfli, Economic Historian:
„Swiss industrial history in photographs from the GF archive“

Guided tours for groups

We are offering guided tours for groups up to 20 people (prior arrangement required)

Costs per tour: CHF 150.00


Open house day with public convent-café

Klostergut Paradies and the Convent Café are open to the public on the following Mondays from 1 to 6 p.m.:

Monday, 19 March 2018

Monday, 16 April 2018

Monday, 14 May 2018

Monday, 11 June 2018

Monday, 9 July 2018

Monday, 13 August 2018:
Concert of "Veteranenmusik Schaffhausen" at Klostergut Paradies

Monday, 10 September 2018

Monday, 15 October 2018

Monday, 12 November 2018 

Events at a glance