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Find Ratatösk

The mascot Ratatösk accompanies children through their own world of communication and shows them amusing games.

Included in the admission price for children aged 4-8.

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90 minutes – with a special discount for Cycle 1: CHF 100

The variety of different media under the microscope

A box full of original objects worthy of investigation, leading the way into the labyrinth of the exhibition. Here, the aim is to trace the various types of media communication, objects and their history, to put them under the microscope and find out what communication and media are all about.


Voyage of discovery through the stages of the letter postal service

Written messages are among the oldest – yet still current – types of media communication in use. Led by objects, everything that is required for the journey from the typewriter and the stamp to the postman in order for a letter to take shape and find its way from A to B is explored together.

Organisation of a visit with a school group

Opening times
Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Telephone advice
Gallus Staubli, Laszlo Fisli
Telephone: 031 357 55 19

Recommended directions from Bern Central Station
15-minute walk past the Federal Palace (Bundeshaus) and Hotel Bellevue, over the Kirchenfeld bridge, past the Historical Museum on the left to Helvetiastrasse.
Or take tram number 6, 7 or 8 to Helvetiaplatz (5 mins)

Frequently asked questions about picnics or peak times can be found in the section marked FAQ.

Free entry for teaching staff preparing a school visit (please bring ID with you) and for school classes* accompanied by at least one teacher for every 20 learners.

*Applies to classes in Cycles 1-3, Secondary level 2, educational teacher training higher education institutions, as well as to (integration) projects, e.g. for the unemployed or asylum seekers.  

*Does NOT apply to groups at tertiary level or nursery day-care centres.

Admission price for students and groups not qualifying as a school group: CHF 10