Switzerland was neither a colonial power nor a seafaring nation, and yet Swiss trading companies and families were still involved in activities such as investing in slavery, exporting textiles or traveling abroad as natural scientists.
Traces of Bern’s involvement in the slave trade and colonialism are still visible in the city – if not at first glance. Discover a different side of Bern, and learn about the city’s history and stories related to slavery, racist stereotypes, and colonialism without colonies.
Availability all year Duration 90 minutes Price CHF 25 per person (for groups of 10 or more) Package price for school classes CHF 250 Language German, French, English Remarks Max. 20 people per group; registration at firstname.lastname@example.org or +41 31 535 12 62