Location : Brienz
How to Reach
By Train : Take a train from Interlaken East station to Brienzwiler, from where there is a frequent bus service to the museum.
By Car : Get a car from the East and exit at Brienzwiler, or take from the West and exit at Brienz.
The Swiss Open-Air Museum at Ballenberg is one of its kinds. It shows Switzerland as it used to be. Here the visitors can experience the whole of Switzerland in an area of 1.7 km long and 500 m across. It includes more than century old buildings, 250 farmyard animals, heritage garden and fields, demonstration of local crafts and many special events that creates a vivid impression of rural life in days gone by. So step in and look at the leisure around the authentic Switzerland the kitchens, chambers, houses, farms yards and animals from nearly every region of Switzerland. A visit to Ballenberg museum is indeed a unique and thrilling experience for the visitors. The museum remains open from mid April to the end of October from 10 am to 5 pm.