Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum, Bern

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Get a sense of the capital city's long history in a broader world context at Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum. The second largest historical museum in Switzerland, it houses 500,000 artifacts from the Stone Age up to modern day. The building housing the relics is itself an attraction: built in 1894, it was inspired by 15th- and 16th-century Swiss castles. The incorporated Einstein Museum tells the story of the famous scientist who developed his Theory of Relativity while living in the city. Stop for a coffee and pastry at the on-site bistro or bring a picnic to enjoy in the museum's park. Make sure to go all the way up the top of the Einstein Museum for superb views of Bern and the Alps. Use our Bern trip builder site to arrange your visit to Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum and other attractions in Bern.
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  • We had the Swiss Travel Pass and the entrance to this museum is free. It is worthwhile to visit and learn a lot about the Einstein & the history of Switzerland/Bern. It had excellent... 
    We had the Swiss Travel Pass and the entrance to this museum is free. It is worthwhile to visit and learn a lot about the Einstein & the history of Switzerland/Bern. It had excellent...  more »
  • I went to visit the temporary exhibit on the Samuraï which was beautiful and insightful. I have spent over 2hrs just in that exhibit. Afterwards, I decided to visit the Einstein Museum which is one... 
    I went to visit the temporary exhibit on the Samuraï which was beautiful and insightful. I have spent over 2hrs just in that exhibit. Afterwards, I decided to visit the Einstein Museum which is one...  more »
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  • At the moment there is an exhibition on the samurais. I really recommend to come for when it's on as its sensational! I also recommend to come for the rest of the exhibition. Their collections are superb.
  • Do not he fooled this building is huge and full of exhibits! We were there for hours trying to see it all and still didn't get to the last floor 🤣 Very nice staff and attentive to holiday makers.

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