Learn more about Alpine tourism in Switzerland

Embark on a journey back in time and learn more about Alpine tourism in the Bernese Oberland. Spread over three floors, an informative, entertaining exhibition gives you insights into the development of tourism.

The Swiss Alps fascinate visitors from all over the world. Would you like to learn more about the history of tourism in the Alps? Visit the Tourismuseum in the Old Town of Unterseen near Interlaken and learn more about how tourism has developed over the last 500 years. Switzerland’s first museum of tourism takes you on a journey back in time. Find out more about the souvenir industry, transport, mountaineering and the hotel industry. The special exhibitions on tourism-related topics are particularly interesting.

Your highlights at a glance

  • Switzerland’s first museum of tourism in Interlaken
  • Explore the history of Alpine tourism
  • Development of tourism over the last 500 years
  • Interesting special exhibitions

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

  • Check the opening hours; the museum is closed in November
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users or prams
  • Ensure that you have sufficient cash (in Swiss francs) for the entrance fee
  • Find out about the current special exhibition topic in advance
Personal tip
“I was fascinated by the objects on display, such as the place setting and the bathroom fittings of a luxurious hotel from around 1900.”



Spring season: mid-March - end of April Sunday 14.00 - 17.00 h.
Summer season mid-March - October: Wednesday – Sunday 14.00 – 17.00 h.
Winter break November - mid-March


  • Bad Weather Offer

  • Suitable for any weather

  • for Groups

  • for Class

  • Suitable for the Elderly

Other Furnishing/Equipment

  • Toilet

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Obere Gasse 26
3800 Unterseen

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