Museum closed!

By order of the Canton of Bern, the museums remain closed until further notice!


  1. Information

Opening hours

Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm

The opening hours for the Café Pavillon can be found here.

Virtual tour of the museum

Would you like to explore the museum from the comfort of your own home? No problem! A new 360-degree-tour allows you to ramble through our world whilst sitting on your sofa.

Opening hours on bank holidays

Christmas and New Year 2020/2021

thursday, 24 decemberChristmas Eveopen
friday, 25 decemberChristmasclosed
saturday, 26 decemberBoxing Dayopen
thursday, 31 decemberNew Years Eveopen
friday, 1 januaryNew Year’s Dayopen
saturday, 2 januarySt. Berchtold’s Dayopen



Opening hours philately

5 october 2020 until 14 february 2021 closed



Museum Card for tourists

Receive free entry to every museum in the city of Bern with the Museum Card!

Museum Card for 24 hours: CHF 28.00
Museum Card for 48 hours: CHF 35.00

The Museum Card is available in the Tourist Information at the main station and at the BearPark as well as in our online shop.



CHF 15

Children 6-15 years of age     

CHF  5

Groups (at least 10 persons)

CHF 10

Students and OAP's

CHF 10

Family Card (valid for 1 year for
6 persons, max. 2 adults)
CHF 75



Swiss Museum Passport
Club Museum for communication
Children under 6 years of age
Teachers preparing course material
Raiffeisen: with EC, Mastercard, VISA, Maestro
Swisscom and Swiss Post employees



Registered School groups* supervised by min. one teacher enjoy free admission.
Not registered school groups* pay CHF 5.00/student. 


*Valid for nursery school, primary school and stage I and II secondary school groups as well as supervised (integration) projects, e.g. for unemployed individuals or asylum seekers