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Bern Historical Museum

Bern Historical Museum

Bern Historical Museum

Bern Historical Museum (Helvetiaplatz 5, Bern) –– the Bernisches Historisches Museum is one of the most important museums of cultural history in Switzerland. Its collections of history, archaeology and ethnography include approximately 500,000 objects dating from the Stone Age to the present and representing cultures from all over the world.

The hydria from Grächwil, the Burgundian tapestries, the diptych from Königsfelden and a series of ethnographical objects as well as coins and medals are all internationally renowned. Besides these, other highlights of our permanent exhibitions include the spectacular Bernese sculptures, two Bernese mayoral thrones and much more.

Admission: CHF 13 (adult), CHF 8 (seniors, students and the disabled), CHF 4 (children ages 6-16). Hours: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm (Tuesday – Sunday), closed on Mondays.