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Once the apartment of Albert Einstein, it was here where the great scientist developed the theory of relativity in the first decade of the 20th century.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Kramgasse 49, Bern 3011, Switzerland
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+41 31 312 00 91
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a scientist and was excited to see the apartment where Einstein lived when he had his miracle year of insights. However, I found the exhibit inside the apartment, which purported to show his world at the time, to be very misleading. There was...More

Thank wildlife_lover
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a small place; however this is a nice and short introduction to Mr. Einstein life. Especially for any age kids and teens nowadays. There is a nice video; however it can be very hot in this room when outside temperature is high. For...More

Thank Andrew Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Watch the NatGeo series before going or after. It was so interesting to learn about his life. To think he started by working in the Patent Office.

Thank CTMerebear
Reviewed 11 October 2018

After Darwin, Albert Einstein has drawn the attention of the entire scientific community all over the world. It is amazing to know that he had lived in the house in Bern, Switzerland. The one who inspired countless students and research scholars till he was alive,...More

Thank SAS_Sarma
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Not a great deal to see, but so worthwhile to be there and wonder where the ideas came from,ideas which changed the world.

Thank elimatta
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

I am a big fan of Einstein’s, and I was excited to visit especially after watching the “genius” show. For the price of 10 CHF it was very modest and not much to see .. give this location no more than 30 min and don’t...More

Thank ktantonet21
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

On the second floor above the café, this is a small look into one of the 3 dwellings where the young Einstein family stayed after Hans was born. Above the dwelling is a small display on his life as well as a short film in...More

Thank domhnall_kaps
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

A real pleasure learning about Einstein and seeing the apartment he used to live in. To realize that one of the great minds of the 20th century worked as a third class clerk at the Patton office is amazing.

Thank mafischl
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We arrived Sunday, August 19th, but the house was closed. Lots of people were deceived. We went to Tourism Office, they called somebody, but couldn't talk to anyone. Apparently somebody didn't awake to open this tourist attraction. Switzerland is getting worst…

Thank pjvcf
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Great if you are an Einstein fan, but it is only one room and a little exhibition, so poor value for money

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Katch04
3 June 2018|
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Response from 805barbaraj | Reviewed this property |
Yes the information placards are in English. Tou might also enjoy the movie which is also in English. By the way there is a cafe on the ground level. Be certain of course to watch the. Astronomical clock tower.
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PattyPat1978
26 January 2018|
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Response from AlissonB | Reviewed this property |
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9 April 2016|
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Response from Cerianne W | Reviewed this property |
You can also hire a hand-held audio tour in English so yes no problem at all.
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