We look forward to your visit

Planing your visit

Opening hours

Monday

2 pm – 5 pm

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

9 am - 5 pm

Wednesday

9 am – 6 pm

Saturday, Sunday

10 am – 5 pm

Closed

New Year's Day, Good Friday, Easter, Ascension Day, Whit Sunday, 1st August, 10 September: Firm's outing, «Zibelemärit», 24 December, Christmas Day and 31 December

Open

Easter Monday, Whit Monday, 26 December (Boxing Day), 2 January (Berchtold’s Day). On these public holidays the following opening times apply: 10 am – 5 pm.

Entrance fee

adults

CHF 10.00

students, senior citizens, handicapped persons, groups of 10 and more persons

CHF 8.00

members of the Natural History Museum Association

CHF 2.00

children and youths (up to 16), schools

free

We accept

Kultur LEGI card, Swiss Museum Pass (for sale at the museum's cash desk), Museums Pass Musée (for sale at the museum's cash desk), Reka cheques, Raiffeisen card, Jugendkulturpass 16-26

Address and access

46.9421412, 7.4489427

Natural History Museum Bernastrasse 15 3005 Berne Switzerland

Access

From the main railway station take tram no. 6 (Worb), no. 7 (Ostring), no. 8 (Saali) or bus nr. 19 (Elfenau) to Helvetiaplatz. 3 minutes on foot to the museum. 

Parking

There is a limited number of parking spaces (blue zone) around the museum.

Practical indications

Food and beverage

In our cafeteria, we serve drinks and snacks. Besides, there is a menu of the day at midday (please book in advance).

Wifi

You can surf for free in the entire museum.

Foreign-language visitors

Part of the exhibitions' texts is bilingual. You'll find addtitional translations on the multimedia guide app «izi Travel» (FR, EN, IT, JP). You can download the app here for free.

Pictures

Taking pictures and making films is allowed in the entire museum. Share your pictures with the hashtag #NMBern.

Persons with a disability

The museum is wheelchair accessible. Feel free to ask our staff for help.

Picnic

Picnic is allowed in the picnic area on the first floor and in the garden.

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed in the exhibitions, with the exception of guide dogs.

Infants

The exhibitions are accessible to prams. Entrance/exit is located next to the cafeteria. You'll find a changing table in the toilets on the groundfloor.