Swiss Gastronomy Museum

Swiss Gastronomy Museum

  • Hilterfingen

Find out more about the development of Swiss gastronomy

Whether you’re an amateur cook, lover of culture or a professional, at the Swiss Gastronomy Museum you’ll learn plenty of fascinating facts about Swiss food and drink culture. The permanent exhibition provides an entertaining introduction to the history of Swiss gastronomy.

Travel along the right bank of Lake Thun and make a stop in Hinterfingen. The Swiss Gastronomy Museum is located in Hünegg Castle and is a cultural celebration of Switzerland’s gastronomy, hotel industry and food and drink culture. Discover how the art of cooking has influenced society and remains an important part of it to this day. The exhibition can be experienced in German, French, Italian and English and takes you from around 1800 up to the present day.

Your highlights at a glance

  • Exciting exhibition on the history of Swiss gastronomy
  • Located in Hünegg Castle in Hilterfingen
  • Combine your visit with a trip to picturesque Lake Thun
  • Whether an amateur or professional chef, there’s something for everyone

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

  • Open all year
  • Check the opening times before your visit
  • Tours for families, friends, companies and schools are available by prior arrangement
Personal tip
“As an amateur cook and devoted foodie, I love reading books about cooking from every country. The Gastronomy Museum really expanded my knowledge of food and drink culture in Switzerland!”

Schweizerisches Gastronomiemuseum

Staatsstrasse 52

3652 Hilterfingen


Phone: +41 33 223 14 32


Website: www.gastronomiemuseum.ch

General information

Tuesday, 24.05.2022 14:00 - 17:00
Wednesday, 25.05.2022 14:00 - 17:00
Thursday, 26.05.2022 14:00 - 17:00
Friday, 27.05.2022 14:00 - 17:00
Saturday, 28.05.2022 14:00 - 17:00
Sunday, 29.05.2022 11:00 - 17:00
Tuesday, 31.05.2022 14:00 - 17:00
Wednesday, 01.06.2022 14:00 - 17:00
Thursday, 02.06.2022 14:00 - 17:00
Friday, 03.06.2022 14:00 - 17:00
Mother's Day until mid October (same opening hours as the castle Hünegg)
  • Bad Weather Offer
  • Suitable for any weather
  • for Groups
  • for Class
  • for individual guests
  • Suitable for the Elderly
  • for Children of the age of 6-10
  • for Children of the age of 10 upwards
Payment Options
  • Cash
Other Furnishing/Equipment
  • Children Entertainment Corner (indoors)
  • Children's Playground (outdoors)
  • Toilet


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