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Musee Et Chiens Fondation St. Bernard

rue du Levant 34, Martigny 1920, Switzerland
+41 27 720 49 20
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Barryland, an original, attractive experience both for adults and children, also OK for people in wheelchairs

Not only can you see these large dogs and their clumsy puppies playing, eating and sleeping but you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jean B
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Lausanne, Switzerland
Bit disappointing

We had it all lined up: 3:30pm Session on the correct behavior to have towards a dog... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
The_Swiss_One
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Switzerland
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3 weeks ago
“Not as boring as name suggests”
19 Oct 2016
“How big is a St Bernard?”
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rue du Levant 34, Martigny 1920, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not only can you see these large dogs and their clumsy puppies playing, eating and sleeping but you can also cuddle a large adult, which is an impressive experience, especially for children. In addition, the first floor museum presents the history of the Grand Saint...More

Thank Jean B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had it all lined up: 3:30pm Session on the correct behavior to have towards a dog >>> plenty of kids were gathered on the last floor to attend this, and it was SSOOOOOOOOO BOOOOORING (and the kids behaved so well) - not sure why...More

Thank The_Swiss_One
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was surprised at the quality of this museum. The audio visual displays as well as the static were first rate. There is a floor devoted to children to enjoy activities. Surprisingly when there we saw visitors returning with some of the foundation's dogs which...More

Thank 586ianf
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We were expecting a lot more, i.e. to see dogs playing in the playground as well as the current puppies (as seen on the webcam). The puppies were not there and the dogs (approx. 7-9) were just laying around in their boxes. We mentioned our...More

Thank molou244
Reviewed 10 March 2017

This venue has to be visited. The dogs are on the ground floor and best seen at meal times. They are really good natured. the first floor explains the history of the dogs and the hospice. There is a wonderful film that was probably shot...More

Thank Ian G
Reviewed 18 February 2017

OK I have to admit that coming here was the whole point of our trip to Switzerland. I have had St. Barnards for almost 50 years, so this was pilgrimage for me to visit the Barry Foundation. Now that the monks have stopped their breeding...More

Thank SnitchsMom
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Sooo cuddly!! Museum info all in french..didn't find it very interesting. Best bit was meeting the dogs.More

Thank Paula D
Ana D, Responsable commercial at Musee Et Chiens Fondation St. Bernard, responded to this review

Dear Paula D Thank you for your feedback. We have the documentation in English for the first floor only, which explains the whole history of the Gt-St-Bernard Pass and the dogs. If the employees of the reception did not give you the documentation, we are...More

Reviewed 26 October 2016

The story of the St Bernard Hospice is enhanced greatly by the presence of so many St Bernard dogs. It was especially nice to see ten little (?) puppies. The restaurant is quite good also.

Thank cw3ldp
Ana D, Responsable réception at Musee Et Chiens Fondation St. Bernard, responded to this review

Dear Cw3ldp, Thank you for your feedback. There was 9 puppies when you came visit us. We hope to see you back soon ! Thank you and best regards, Ana Domingues, commercial employee

Reviewed 19 October 2016

Both the children thoroughly enjoyed a visit to this museum. It is very well maintained. The museum itself has so much history and information about the area and dogs, we learned loads! It was all well laid out and kept the interest all the way...More

Thank Nicki H
Ana D, Responsable réception at Musee Et Chiens Fondation St. Bernard, responded to this review

Dear Nicki H, Thank you for recommending our Museum to the visitors ! Once an hour, a dog keeper takes a dog out of the park and the visitors can pet the dog and also take pictures. We are sorry that you missed this time....More

Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great for kids - big and small. Nice size museum. Take in the dogs or educate yourself upstairs with the areas' history, history of the dogs and watch the Beethoven movie too.

Thank Chicagoehc
Ana D, Responsable réception at Musee Et Chiens Fondation St. Bernard, responded to this review

Dear Chicagoehc, Thank you so much for recommend our Museum to the visitors ! See you soon, Best regards Ana Domingues, commercial employee

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Reshma C
What is the best and closest route to get to the museum by train? Also where will it be closer from? Zermatt, Interlaken or Lucerne?
7 May 2017|
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Response from Ian G | Reviewed this property |
You can catch the train from Interlaken to Visp and change fro Martigny
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Gerty V
Zijn honden toegelaten in het museum?
11 May 2017|
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