Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum, Bern

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Get a sense of the capital city's long history in a broader world context at Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum. The second largest historical museum in Switzerland, it houses 500,000 artifacts from the Stone Age up to modern day. The building housing the relics is itself an attraction: built in 1894, it was inspired by 15th- and 16th-century Swiss castles. The incorporated Einstein Museum tells the story of the famous scientist who developed his Theory of Relativity while living in the city. Stop for a coffee and pastry at the on-site bistro or bring a picnic to enjoy in the museum's park. Make sure to go all the way up the top of the Einstein Museum for superb views of Bern and the Alps. Use our Bern trip builder site to arrange your visit to Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum and other attractions in Bern.
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  • Only had two hours before closing so we decided to concentrate on the Einstein exhibit. My companion reads every word at every station so we barely finished the entire exhibit before closing... 
    Only had two hours before closing so we decided to concentrate on the Einstein exhibit. My companion reads every word at every station so we barely finished the entire exhibit before closing...  more »
  • We had the Swiss Travel Pass and the entrance to this museum is free. It is worthwhile to visit and learn a lot about the Einstein & the history of Switzerland/Bern. It had excellent... 
    We had the Swiss Travel Pass and the entrance to this museum is free. It is worthwhile to visit and learn a lot about the Einstein & the history of Switzerland/Bern. It had excellent...  more »
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  • This museum has a very good location and has accessibility to all its rooms and entrances. It has different activities for the whole family and temporary exhibitions, so it is advisable to visit the website to stay updated, the entrance of the Einstein exhibition is very original. a place where you can easily invest 6 or 8 hours.
  • At the moment there is an exhibition on the samurais. I really recommend to come for when it's on as its sensational! I also recommend to come for the rest of the exhibition. Their collections are superb.

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