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Bern Sights

Naturhistorisches Museum (Museum of Natural History)

  • Bernastr. 15 Map It

Updated 09/15/2012

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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.

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Bernastr. 15, Bern, Bern, 3005, Switzerland

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  • 8 SF
  • Mon. 2–5, Tues., Thurs., and Fri. 9–5, Wed. 9–6, weekends 10–5

Updated 09/15/2012


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Nov 3, 2004

Not the best Natural History Museum that I've been to.

Lots of cool stuff, work was being done while I was there so didn't get to see everything. A couple weird displays! You have to check out the Ant farm.

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