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Opening hours and admission fees

Öffnungszeiten über Weihnachten und Neujahr

We will remain open over the upcoming holidays
With exception on Christmas, December 25, 2022, we will remain closed

St. Stephen's Day, December 26, 2022, open

New Year's Eve, December 31, 2022, open
New Year's Day, January 1, 2023, open
Berchtold's Day, January 2, 2023, open

Beginning on Tuesday, January 3, 2023, regular opening hours


Opening hours of the museum and Pavillon Café

Tuesday to Sunday, 10 am – 5 pm

Monday, closed

Opening hours Philately

During Gezeichnet 22 from December 16th 2022 until February 26th 2023, the Philately is inaccessable.



Children aged 6-15 years

Groups (at least 10 persons)

Students and OAPs

CHF 15.00

CHF 5.00

CHF 10.00

CHF 10.00


Free admission

Swiss Museum Pass / Museums-Pass-Musées / Museum of Communication Club / Children under 6 years of age / Teachers preparing course material / Raiffeisen: with EC, Mastercard, VISA, Maestro / Culture GA / Journalists / Swisscom and Swiss Post employees

Refugees holding Permits F, N or S


Schools* with bookings, supervised by at least one teacher can avail of free admission.
Schools* without bookings pay CHF 5.00/student. 
*Applies to nursery school, primary school and stage I and II secondary schools as well as supervised (integration) projects, e.g. for unemployed individuals or asylum seekers

Museum Card for tourists

Receive free admission 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 from the Tourist Information Office at the main train station.


With the exception of assistance dogs, animals are not allowed in the museum.

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