Knowledge & culture

Tour of the Show Dairy

Why are there holes in the cheese?

On the tour through the four generations of the dairy, you will learn exciting things about the history of Emmentaler AOP and cheese production. During the tour, you can enjoy a tasting and find out more about the different maturity grades of Emmentaler cheese. – Delicious and interesting at once! The tour of course also reveals the secret of why there are holes in the cheese.

Opening times Today (Sunday) open

April to October:         09h00–18h30
November to March:  09h00–17h00

Public tours

Each Saturday and Sunday at 13h00 and 15h15 respectively (booking is not required, though recommended).

Group tours

Freely selectable start time, bookable daily.

Subject to change without prior notice


Public tour

  • CHF 10.00 Adults
  • CHF 5.00 Children (aged 6 to 15.99)
  • free Children (up to the age of 5.99)

Group tour

  • CHF 200.00 Groups of no more than 25 people


Prices in CHF incl. VAT / Prices and products subject to alteration


  • Public tours (without booking) take place each Saturday and Sunday at 1 pm and 3.15 pm respectively.
  • Group tours can be booked in advance. Freely selectable start time, bookable daily. Duration: 1 hour before or after the tour, you can book an aperitif with genuine Emmental specialities.
  • Group tours can be booked in the following languages:
    • German
    • French
    • Spanish
    • Italian
    • English

Weather & webcam Today: fair weather 13/27°

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