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Information about the PTT Archive

Opening hours

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
9 am – 5 pm

Pre-registration by email

About us

The PTT Archive secures the history of the postal services, telegraphy and telephony (PTT) in Switzerland. It is the historical corporate archive of Swiss Post and Swisscom, the successor companies to PTT (1849-1997).

Mission statement (PDF, German only)

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Getting here and contact details for the PTT Archive

PTT Archive
Sägestrasse 77
3098 Köniz

Telephone: +41 (0)31 331 11 51
Email: archiv(at)


By public transport from Bern main train station:

  • Bus no. 10 (Köniz Schliern) to the Köniz Zentrum stop. Cross the train tracks.
  • Bus no. 17 (Köniz Weiermatt) to Sägestrasse stop.
  • U-Bahn S 6 (Schwarzenburg) to Köniz stop. The archive is on the same side of the tracks as this stop.

By car: A12 Bern-Fribourg, take the Bern-Bümpliz/Köniz exit and head in the direction of Köniz. At Könizstrasse turn right into Sägestrasse.

Parking is available in front of the archive building.

Request to the PTT archive

With this form you can send thematic, archive or library-specific requests to the PTT Archives. Please formulate your request as precisely as possible. You will receive a confirmation of your request by e-mail.

Thank you very much.

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Boxes marked with * must be filled in.

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