The only museum dedicated to the Swiss Alps introduces the visitors to cultural and natural pecularities of the alpine world. The journey of discovery into history und present of the Swiss Alps is accompanied by videos, commented slides, multivision, infos-stations, atmospheric representations, and impressive originals.

The main features of the exhibition are relief art, geology, tectonics, glaciers, climate, fauna, flora; cartography and survey; alpine agriculture, folklore, settlement, house construction, development and change of landscape; alpinism, tourism, wintersports; endangering and protection of the Alps; paintings, and prints (dioramas from Ferdinand Hodler 1894, paintings from Alexandre Calame, E.T. Compton and others).

The exhibition is throughout in four languages.


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Helvetiaplatz 4
Parking: Monday 2 pm to 5 pm, Tuesday -Sunday 10 am to 5 pm

Visitor Information

Telephone Number: 41 (0)31 350 04 40
Fax: 41 (0)31 351 07 51
Transportation: Tram 3 and 5, stop Helvetiaplatz
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