Shearing and Wool Days

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Short facts

  • Hofstetten b. Brienz
  • 22. – 23.04.2023More dates
  • 10:00 - 17:00
From sheep-shearing to the knitted pullover
The fascinating properties of virgin wool have been used by humans since ancient times to produce warm, insulating and water-repellent textiles.
Sheep shearing, carding, washing, dyeing, spinning, weaving, felting, knitting: experience wool processing from shearing to the final garment this weekend in the East Midlands section of the museum.

All dates

April 2023

General information

Target groups
  • Also recommended for children
  • Open to all
Access for disabled people
  • Suitable for wheelchairs
  • Guide dogs allowed
  • Infants (up to 5 years) free
  • Reduction for young people up to 16 years
  • Reduction for seniors with ID AVS
  • Reduction for locals
  • 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

Dogs on a leash: free of charge

Parking fee: CHF 5.00 per day


Group rates from 10 persons

Raiffeisen members plus and holders of the Swiss Museum Pass visit the Ballenberg Open-Air Museum free of charge.


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