Lime burning

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Short facts

  • Hofstetten b. Brienz
  • 04. – 05.08.2023More dates
  • 10:00 - 00:00
Experience lime burning live.
Before concrete and cement triumphed, lime mortar was used for construction. Do you know how it was manufactured ? For mortar, plaster and limewash, limestone was heated in an oven to more than 1000°C and then «extinguished» with water after cooling. This technique from the past has been revived at Ballenberg and continued according to old traditions.

At the Lime Kiln (491) you can experience for yourself how spectacular the firing process can be as night draws in. Learn everythng about the craft from the lime burning professionals and spend a pleasant evening at Ballenberg.

All dates

August 2023

General information

Access for disabled people
  • Suitable for wheelchairs
  • 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

Students / AHV / IV: CHF 29.00

Families: CHF 72.00

Parking fee: CHF 5.00 per day


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