The Swiss Canton of Thurgau attracts many visitors to two museums that combine contemporary art and local history in what can only be described as truly stunning surroundings. Ittingen Charterhouse, a former Carthusian monastery of outstanding beauty, hosts two different museums which complement each other in a fascinating way: the Ittingen Museum and the Thurgau Art Museum. The Ittingen Museum focuses on the history of the monastery and the Thurgau Art Museum exhibits breathtaking art collections in the extraordinary and authentic rooms of the Charterhouse. This is an absolute must see for any art and history enthusiast.