Spend an unforgettable day at the Ballenberg Open-Air museum and discover Switzerland on foot or in a horse-drawn carriage. Explore more than 100 original, centuries-old buildings from all parts of Switzerland, observe the multifaceted animal world with its 250 farm animals and experience how life used to be in the old days.
Information & Guided Tours
Opening hours 13 April to 3 November 2019, daily from 10 am to 5 pm Guided tours - General guided tour through Ballenberg
- Guided tours for alpine farming, architecture, handicrafts, natural healing and much more
The treat programmes - Bread from the wood-burning oven
- Aroma workshop (incl. fragrance spray)
- Healing power from the garden (incl. tea blend)
- Cooking in historical kitchens
Aktive programmes - The Ballenberg chamiponships
- Carving: the cow programme
- New in spring 2018: Foxtrail at Ballenberg
Gastronomy Round off your trip with a visit to one of our restaurants. Whether an apéritif, lunch, tea or dinner – our restaurants can cater for your every need from early to late.
For groups, guided tours are the ideal way to fully immerse yourself in the Open-Air Museum. Get a deeper insight into Swiss traditions and history: learn more about alpine life, naturopathy and medicinal herbs or about the rituals for births, marriages and deaths.
The treat programmes: Bake you own bread, mix together fragrant herbal teas or cook without electricity and running water in a historical kitchen.
The activity programmes require a lot of skill and knowhow: take part in competitions playing traditional sports, carve your own wooden cow or solve exciting puzzles on the Foxtrail.