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Regional Museum «Chüechlihus» Langnau i. E.

The Emmental in one house

The Chüechlihus Regional Museum is one of the largest and most diverse regional museums with a cultural history collection in Switzerland. It got its name from the coffee house that operated until 1956 and was famous for its "Chüechli" - fat-baked biscuits.

Today, the regional museum provides lively insights into the cultural heritage of the Upper Emmental, from the alpine cheese dairy to the SCL Tigers, for young and old. Immerse yourself in the history and present of the Upper Emmental in one of the oldest buildings in the region that has largely been preserved in its original state: discover the everyday life, trades and crafts of the Emmental and meet important personalities of the region. The museum includes a permanent exhibition with 26 exhibition rooms, a temporary exhibition on current topics, a museum shop and an Honesty Bar.

You can easily reach Langnau by train. The regional museum is only a 5-minute walk from the station.

Opening hours Available on 05.02.2023

The offer is available all year.

Opening hours until 13 November 2022

Tue–Sat  13.30–18.00 hours
Sun         10.00–18.00 hours (also general public holidays)
Mon        closed

Opening hours from 14 November 2022 to 17 March 2023

Sunday excluding general public holidays 11.00–17.00 hours

Subject to change without prior notice

Rates

Entry fees

  • CHF 10.00 Adults
  • CHF 8.00 Concession*
  • CHF 4.00 Children aged 6–15.99
  • Free of charge Children up to the age of 5.99
  • CHF 4.00 School classes and teaching staff per person
  • CHF 8.00 Groups (10 people or more) per person

* Students, retirees

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

BLS Tip

Freshly baked apple and rose chüechli are available at the Langnau Märit and at the Chüechlihus-Sunndig in September. And the small courtyard with a cottage garden, the large arbour and the foyer invite you to linger - also for aperitifs and concerts, museum tours and cultural events.

How to get there

Travel relaxed by train to Langnau i.E. The Regional Museum is located a five minute walk away from Langnau Railway Station towards the church.

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