Bernisches Historisches Museum (Bern Historical Museum)

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The Bernisches Historisches Museum (Bern Historical Museum) is home to some of the city’s most important treasures. The museum’s exhibits focus on the history of Bern, but there are also artefacts from other parts of the world including Asia, the Americas, Oceania and Egypt. One of the museum’s highlights is its exhibit on the life and work of Albert Einstein, who developed his theory of relativity while living in Bern.

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Helvetiaplatz 5, CH-3005 Bern
Trams 6, 7, 8, 19 (stop: Helvetiaplatz)
Telephone (041) 31 350 77 11

Admission permanent exhibits SFR 13, Einstein exhibits SFR 18
    Open Tue–Sun 10 am–5 pm

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  • VIviane, 17 Jun 2017

    After having watched the genius series about Einstein on the National Geographic station, this museum was a must and a bonus.

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  • Tanya, 18 Apr 2017

    "Bern in 57min"- history tour: every Saturday at 11.00h.

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  • Tanya, 18 Apr 2017

    Free museum admissions on every Saturday in August

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  • Fred, 04 Oct 2016

    Saw a stone tool from 50,000 bc made by Neanderthal man. The Einstein exhibit is excellent. Worth a visit.

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  • Razan, 21 May 2015

    Went there for Albert Einstein. It's amazing how much they worked on this exhibit. You must check it out. Loved it.

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  • Valery, 24 Aug 2014

    Very interesting ancient documents on display. And Lenin's Cup ;)

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  • Christiana, 18 Oct 2013

    Asien Abteilung und Qin

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  • Vincent, 21 Aug 2013

    Magnifique exposition. À ne pas manquer!

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  • Yvan, 01 Apr 2013

    Préférer les billets électroniques pour l'exposition y a du monde !

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  • Václav, 17 Mar 2013

    Visit a model of the city of Bern in 1800.

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  • 4sqBlog, 06 Dec 2011

    Auch bekannt als Einstein Museum.

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