Famous Museums in Bern

The museums in Bern give the very essence of its citizens and rich culture. If you are looking for something deeper and more meaningful, head to the museums in city. Explore the cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical side of Bern with these museums.
We have curated a variety of the best and free museums in city, besides the usual arts or historical ones. Explore and engage yourself with the wonders of science at the museum of science in Bern. Get fascinated by the exceptional stories of heroes at war museums or memorials. You can go wow with your kids at the Natural history museums or enjoy some time at children's museums in Bern.
Check out this list for an entertaining and enlightening trip to the museums in Bern.

Let's explore the finest collection of museums in Bern:

  1. The Paul Klee Collection

    4.3 (618 Votes)
    The Paul Klee Collection

    Art And Culture, Art Museum, Museum

    Paul Klee, one of the best artists Switzerland proudly calls its own, has a museum set up in his honour. One of the best museums you’ll come across in Switzerland, some 4000 works of the artist are up for public display. Housed in a building that looks like a hill, the museum is divided into said hills. The middle hill is where Klee’s main works of art are; they keep rotating every ...Read more
  2. Einsteinhaus

    4 (536 Votes)

    Landmark, Town, Exhibition , Specialty Museum

    The world’s leading scientist’s hometown does well to showcase the life and works of Albert Einstein. The small apartment here in the Al Stadt, was where Albert Einstein lived with his family from 1903-1905. Although he only sought residence here for a couple of years, it was within the walls of this house where he came up with the theory of relativity! The museum, small as it may b...Read more
  3. Bern Historical Museum

    4.4 (441 Votes)
    Bern Historical Museum

    History Museum, Exhibition

    The Bern Historical Museum is a one stop shop for everything you need to know about Bern, across various facets. Be prepared to spend a good couple of hours here as the museum is quite comprehensive in terms of Bernese history from the Stone Age to the 20th century. Although the main focus here is the importance of Bern to Switzerland, the museum has an exquisite collection from all over the wo...Read more
  4. Kunstmuseum

    4.3 (497 Votes)

    Art And Culture, Art Museum, Museum

    The permanent collection at the Kunstmuseum is considered to be the best and most varied in all of Switzerland. True to its name, all mediums of fine arts are well represented here. Works of art dating as far back as the 14th century are on display here. Both Italian and Swiss artists are showcased here. Begin your tour of the museum with the works of Duccio and Fra Angelico and move along Albe...Read more
  5. Museum Fur Kommunikation

    4.5 (220 Votes)
    Museum Fur Kommunikation

    Museum, Exhibition , Specialty Museum

    Museum fur Kommunikation or Museum for Communication is based on people and the means of communication they use. The museum has interesting exhibits on communication and fictional characters. It is the only museum in Switzerland that focuses on the history of interaction methods and interpersonal communication. The exhibitions narrate stories about our daily dealings with relevant information o...Read more
  6. Museum Of Natural History

    4.5 (414 Votes)
    Museum Of Natural History

    Exhibition , Natural History Museum

    A 20 minute walk from the city center and you are at the Museum of Natural History. The museum is pretty impressive with Barry, the St. Bernard Dog as its highlight. The dog is believed to have saved the life dozens of people from an icy death about 200 years back. Besides the museum also has a wide paleontology collection with a display of Alpine minerals and hosts temporary exhibitions. At th...Read more
  7. Einstein Museum

    4.6 (19 Votes)
    Einstein Museum

    Museum, Exhibition

    The life of the world’s greatest physicist can now be explored in detail at the Bern Historical Museum. A special section of 1000 square meters has been allotted to the stories of this brilliant scientist. This section of the museum has been named the Einstein Museum. Living in the city when he came up with the theory of relativity, the city has a lot to tell us about his life as, and out...Read more
  8. Zentrum Paul Klee Image


    A museum dedicated to the artist Paul Klee, the building will remind you of the home Teletubbies live in! Developed by the famous Italian architect, Renzo Piano, the Zentrum Paul Klee is a wonderful collection of the famous artists’ works, mostly donated or loaned by family, and some from private collections, acquired over the years. Paul Klee is considered to be one of the most influenti...Read more
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