Ballenberg is an amazing open-air museum, where various buildings from all over Switzerland have been removed and rebuilt. Through the museum, you can go through Switzerland. In many "settlements", there are active craftsmen showing traditional crafts, including weaving, text carving, blacksmithing, coffee roasting, and even a working water wheel saw. Many of us spent about 5 hours walking through the museum and barely saw half of it. If you want to see everything, plan a whole day or two. We are really glad we went!
There are a lot of people on holidays, the security check is a bit slow, and it is easy to queue long. It is recommended to bring your own shade and drinking water. It has a sense of history and is very carefully crafted
The museum is not open for a long time, and it seems to be forbidden to enter in the afternoon. The museum exhibits are rich and colorful, and the culture is precipitated.
Preserving the daily necessities of the locals, there are farms with animals, there are interactive programs, and free food
A museum that subverts traditional museums said that when visiting Switzerland, everyone will think of the majestic Matterhorn, the dream of Lake Thun, and the prosperity of Zurich. After all, all the scenery will be the same. This time let us experience a different Switzerland and enter a museum that subverts the traditional meaning—Ballenberg. The Ballenberg Open Air Museum is located near Brienz, Switzerland. This is an open-air museum that houses approximately 100 traditional houses in Switzerland. In today’s society where modern buildings have replaced traditional buildings, the Ballenberg Open Air Museum has relocated the traditional houses of the 1970s intact as a whole, so that every traveler who comes to this museum can experience the traditional Swiss architecture. Features. In another sense, this open-air museum is more like a folk village. In addition to the poultry and vegetables grown in the garden, travelers can also see some traditional hand-made and folk performances, such as cheese making, hemp rope making, wood easy carving, etc. In this folk village, these are almost The forgotten traditional craftsmanship can break the dust and reappear in the life of travelers. For children, this is also a place where they can experience how their ancestors live and play. It is really exciting! Reminder: The opening hours of Ballenberg are: from April to October every year, from 10:00 to 17:00 every day; transportation: about 10 minutes by bus from the entrance of Ballenberg in Brienz.