The Bern Historical Museum is a museum situated in Bern, Switzerland. The museum was built in 1894 to the design of Andre Lambert, it is the second largest historical museum in Switzerland. The museum has a castle-like exterior which was recently extended to host its ever-growing collection. The museum has collections that tell the history of Bern as well as other areas of the world such as America, Asia and Egypt. The museum also has a section dedicated to Albert Einstein who once lived in the city.
The museum is a 10-15 minute walk away from the city’s main train station. Take the 6, 7 or 8 tram to ‘Helvetiaplatz’ which is just outside the museum. The 12, 19, M4 and M15 buses also stop at ‘Helvetiaplatz’.
Opening Times and Admission
The museum is open six days of the week Tuesday to Sunday 10am-5pm. Admission to the museum is set at 13CHF for adults and 4CHF for children.