Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), Bern

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Explore the house where Albert Einstein first developed the theory of relativity, forever altering the world of physics, at Einstein House (Einsteinhaus). Here at Kramgasse No. 49, Einstein developed the famed Annus Mirabilis papers, leading to the development of modern physics. Walk through the top floor to get a sense of Einstein's living situation during the period of 1903 to 1905. Read signboards, view pictures, and watch a video that outlines the events of Einstein's life. You'll also see relics, such as baby clothes, his wife's clothing, and old passports. Keep in mind that the museum is very small and can only accommodate a few groups of visitors at a time. Arrange to visit Einstein House (Einsteinhaus) and other attractions in Bern using our Bern trip builder tool.
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  • Visited the museum today and it was amazing. I've always heard that he's had a small apartment in Bern while studying at the University and I've finally got to visit it. The museum manages to offer... 
    Visited the museum today and it was amazing. I've always heard that he's had a small apartment in Bern while studying at the University and I've finally got to visit it. The museum manages to offer...  more »
  • It's only one room of a tiny house. No elevator and tiny, steep stairs, so difficult for older folks. Better off just standing in the road and see it from the outside! 
    It's only one room of a tiny house. No elevator and tiny, steep stairs, so difficult for older folks. Better off just standing in the road and see it from the outside!  more »
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  • Visited the museum today and it was amazing. I've always heard that he's had a small apartment in Bern while studying at the University and I've finally got to visit it. The museum manages to offer insights into his life, love and family. You can visit the museum for CHF6 and you can get the entrance tickets at the door without having to book in advance.
  • It was a humble exhibition in the old apartment of Einstein, but very informative. If you have 30 mins to spare, this is a good place to pass by and learn about his life.

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