Grindelwald Museum

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Grindelwald Museum
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LadyinPink2011
Colorado Springs, CO27 contributions
Apr 2022 • Couples
Disappointed the museum was not open as advertised. We visited the Top of Europe in the morning and this museum claims to tell how it was built.
Written 19 April 2022
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Wendy
Saint Charles, IL81 contributions
Feb 2020 • Solo
A chronology of climbers and local history, this is a fun quick tour, currently open only from 3 to 5 pm on certain days. Bring your hotel discount coupon for discounted entry
Written 11 February 2020
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Sonia
96 contributions
Jun 2019 • Solo
Nice place to study the history and development of Grindelwald in Switzerland and also for sightseeing it is good.
Written 30 June 2019
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Deepansh J
249 contributions
Apr 2019 • Solo
Nice museum to see the history to see the how Grindelwald was developed over the years in Switzerland here.
Written 30 June 2019
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John G
Lincoln, CA2,379 contributions
May 2018 • Friends
The docent who guided us was fabulous. Explained the history of the area from cro magnon to present. Nice displays of how ski and rescue equipment has changed over the years.
Written 23 May 2018
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Andrew W
Cupar, UK20 contributions
Jan 2018 • Couples
Well worth a visit, especially if you want a break from the piste. Lots of information about the village and being at the base of the Eiger, it gave the history of the assents of the mountain.
Written 8 February 2018
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Gartenkerl
Richmond, VA169 contributions
Jun 2017 • Solo
Have an hour or two? Have a rainy afternoon? This place is fascinating. I think it cost 5 Francs. The video which shows an interview between maybe six residents (all from different eras in Grindelwald) is so well choreographed that the video was a highlight. You'll get a real feel for the history of the village.
Written 13 July 2017
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L_Fenton
Worcester, UK135 contributions
Jan 2017
The Museum is housed in a lovely building dating back to the nineteenth century. There are no English information panels but you can have an audio guide that is in English, this covers most of the rooms. There is a poignant room that presents the tragedy faced by many whose attempts to climb the mountains was unsuccessful, audios are available in English. The staff are very welcoming and friendly. The opening hours are very limited so do check before you visit.
Written 7 February 2017
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Andy G
Portsmouth, UK5 contributions
Jan 2017
A well worthwhile visit to this small museum that charts the history and characters of Grindelwald. Spread over 3 floors in a building just next to the church, the lady on duty when I visited was very helpful and welcoming. It contains an interesting section on the north face of the Eiger, some working models such as a cable car (that children would like) and lots of different types and styles of skis! Give yourself about 90 minutes to cover all areas of the museum.
Written 31 January 2017
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Anealabhan
London, UK11 contributions
Sep 2016 • Friends
This small community museum explains how Grindelwald has grown from an agricultural village to the mountaineering and skiing resort it has become today. Exhibits are mostly labelled in German but visitors are offered a tablet with an audio-visual guide in English. There are also many reference materials including hotel brochures from the earliest developments. I found the audio accounts of mountain climbing on the Eiger among the most interesting exhibits. But there is plenty of information about the rise of winter sports and moving accounts of the great fire that largely destroyed the village in 1892. Entry to the museum in 7 CHF for adults or 5 CHF with the Grindelwald resort card.
Written 21 September 2016
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