European Heritage Day

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  • Hofstetten b. Brienz
  • 10.09.2023More dates
  • 10:00 - 17:00
‘Recycling and Upcycling’
This European Heritage Day, we’re featuring the dwelling from Matten, Bern (1021), with the motto ‘Modern meets history’. Throughout the day, guided tours will be offered on the topics of sustainable building, living in listed buildings and historical house construction. The Late Gothic log building (dated around 1570) that’s been converted into a modern residence offers the perfect setting. We also demonstrate the ‘recycling’ and ‘upcycling’ of historical windows, in both practice and theory. In the process, we’ll explore the use of wood, paint and oil in historical building crafts. Take a look over our shoulder and get some inspiration for your own sustainable living.

Guided tours of the Matten dwelling are available throughout the day, conducted by Dr Volker Herrmann, Head of Architecture and House Research.

All dates

September 2023

General information

Target groups
  • Also recommended for children
Access for disabled people
  • Guide dogs allowed
  • Infants (up to 5 years) free
  • Reduction for families
  • Reduction for seniors with ID AVS
  • Reduction for locals
  • Reduction for groups
  • Kulturlegi: Reduction
  • Raiffeisen customers: Free admission
  • RailAway: Reduction
  • Tellpass: reductions
Price info

Adults: CHF 32.00

Children (6 to 15 years): CHF 16.00

Families: CHF 72.00

Students / AHV / IV: CHF 29.00

Parking fee: CHF 5.00 per day

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