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Museum Alpin

Pontresina

Museum Alpin

Pontresina

The Alpine Museum is located in an old Engadin house, the Chesa Delnon. The façade bears the date of 1716, but the foundation walls and parts of the interior are even older. The Alpine Museum is a remarkably well-preserved 17th century farmhouse complex, to which extensions and panelling were subsequently added. On show are both permanent fixtures and exhibitions.

Old Engadin house with a hallway, living room, kitchen, larder and bedroom; library of the Bernina section of the Swiss Alpine Club (SAC); summer and winter alpinism from pioneering times, to the conquest of the Bernina Massif, to the present day; bird collection and bird songs by Gian Saratz, featuring 133 species of Upper Engadin birdlife; SAC alpine huts and furnishings from an old SAC hut; minerals from the Upper Engadin, Bregaglia and Puschlav regions and other parts of the world by Dr. Ernst Sury; Bronze Age copper smelting from Madulain/Val d'Escha; items from medieval mining activities in the Val Minor, including silver and lead ores, tools. The hunt, the game and the environment with prepared animals.

Mulimedia show "Alpine flora", Mountain experience", "butterflies" and " nineteenth-century british visitors and their church in Pontresina".

 

Special Exhibition  May - Octobre 21

150 YEARS MOUNTAIN GUIDE ASSOCIATION PONTRESINA-ST. MORITZ. Pioneers and reliable partners

Admission fees
Adults: CHF 8.-
Children (6 – 16 years): CHF 2.00
Children under 6: free

Free admission
Swiss Museum Pass
Raiffeisen Member Plus Card
Museum Pass SBB
Swiss Travel Pass incl. Museum Pass

Guided tours
July/August/September
every second Thursday at 4:30pm
costs: CHF 13.00 including guided tour and entry fee
registration required until 5.00pm the day before + 41 81 838 83 49

Guided family tours  
Discovery tour for children accompanied by parents
July / August
every Friday at 10.00 a.m
at the Museum Alpin
Registration: +41 81 838 83 49 by 5.00 p.m. the evening before

 

 

 


Opening hours
Closed: from 17.10.2021 to 19.12.2021 
Open: from 20.12.2021 to 16.04.2022 
Monday - Saturday 3.30pm - 6.00pm

Location

Facilities
  • Books
  • Local history archive
  • Movies
Contacts
+41 81 838 83 49
Via Maistra 199
7504 Pontresina

Location