Bern Sights



Naturhistorisches Museum (Museum of Natural History)

Naturhistorisches Museum (Museum of Natural History) Review

The biggest draw here is the stuffed body of Barry, a St. Bernard who saved more than 40 people in the Alps between 1800 and 1812, but start with the Alpine minerals, diamonds, and fossils in the basement, working up to wild animals in the city. Birds' nests, skeletons large and small, interactive temporary exhibits, and more than 200 wildlife dioramas round out the highlights. Basic signage is in English.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Bernastr. 15, Kirchenfeld, Bern, Bern 3005 | Map It
  • Phone: 031/3507111
  • Cost: 8 SF
  • Hours: Mon. 2–5, Tues., Thurs., and Fri. 9–5, Wed. 9–6, weekends 10–5
  • Website:
  • Location: Museum District
Updated: 09-15-2012

Fodorite Reviews

Be the first to review this property


View more trip reports

View more travel discussions

· News & Features

View more blog stories