Museum of Local History and Viticulture



Explore the rustic farmhouse and discover exciting details about local traditions and wine culture

Learn all about craftsmanship from yesteryear during your visit to the permanent and special exhibition. Explore the museum's collection of rustic rooms, filled with viticulture and craftsmanship traditions and stories. 

Visit the Heimat- und Rebbaumuseum (Museum of Local History and Viticulture) in the pretty Simmentalerhaus, a residence typical of the Simmental area, amd explore its permanent and special exhibition. Learn exciting and surprising information about the skills of local winegrowers and discover interesting details about the craftsmanship of days gone by. The museum’s ground floor offers an insight into rural housekeeping, while a fully equipped cooper’s workshop, where wine barrels were once made, provides a look at the crafts associated with viticulture. Visit the old Trüel-Keller to discover interesting facts about the winemaker’s year in the vineyard, wine cellar processes and the work carried out prior to bottling the wine. The special exhibition changes from one year to the next and highlights the differences between past and present. 

Your highlights at a glance

  • Discover the only winemaking museum in the Bernese Oberland
  • Exciting permanent and special exhibitions
  • Learn all about traditional craftsmanship
  • Well-kept cottage garden outside the Simmentalerhaus
  • Just a few minutes from Spiez Castle

To ensure that your trip is perfect in every way, please note

  • Open from May to October
  • Check opening hours
  • Dates for guided tours available on the museum's website
  • Rooms can be hired for private events
  • Visits outside standard opening hours by appointment only



May - October Saturday and Sunday from 14.00 to 17.00 h
Dayoff: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday


  • Bad Weather Offer

  • Suitable for any weather

  • for Groups

  • for Class

  • Suitable for the Elderly

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Getting there
Heimat-und Rebbaumuseum
Spiezbergstrasse 48
3700 Spiez