Swiss Alpine Museum Bern
Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau mountains are only a stone's throw from Bern. The only place being closer to the mountains is the Swiss Alpine Museum (alps).
History and tradition
Nature and environment
The unique site presents home exhibitions on current mountain issues from all over the world in an unconventional way. They are complemented by the experimental bivouac, the museum's shop and the alpine cuisine at the in-house restaurant of «las alps».
The Mountain Calls Back
Have you heard about the Toralp echo in the Muota valley, which repeats six times? Or the wandering echo of Creux du Van in the Neuchâtel Jura mountains? The audio exhibition “Echo. The Mountain Calls Back" presents echoes from all parts of the country, including urban echoes from Bern and Basel....
Pop Up-Ausstellung im Shelter auf dem Gornergrat, Zermatt
The men march on ahead, but the women soon catch up. In 1871, six years after the first ascent, 34-year-old Lucy Walker was the first woman to summit the Matterhorn. She was followed by other female pioneers. The exhibition shows who these women were. This is a steep learning curve – and not just...
Biwak#25 Winter in Iran
Ski touring is a niche sport in Iran. Mohammad Hajabolfath is one of just a few guides to take Iranian and Western guests around the rarely visited skiing peaks outside Tehran. His company, Iran Mountain Zone, had to dedicate a great deal of work to setting everything up. Nowadays it is possible...
Woodchips fly through the air, accompanied by pounding, buzzing, and whizzing sounds. The exhibition «Alpine Workshop» presents people from the Swiss Alps who funnel their creativity and tenacity into producing not only premium products but also fresh perspectives. This is no idealized world, but...
Lost and Found Office#1 Skiing
Skiing is the topic launching the Swiss Alpine Museum’s new Memories Lost and Found Office. It will present collectors’ items, photographs, films, and much more besides – anything that connects people to mountains, in fact, thus bringing the experiences of the general public into the museum. Do you...