Guided tours and workshops

Public guided tours

Sun 25 April at 11:00 a.m.: Family tour special exhibition Curiosities, strange wind instruments
Fee: Ticket + voluntary contribution, reservation recommended

Private guided tours and workshops

for groups, bands and school classes can be booked any time.
Adrian v. Steiger, +41 31 311 01 37 (voice mail),
Bernese school classes get traveling costs paid by the program Kultur und Schule.


Guided tour

Duration: 1 hour, plus playing the instruments at the end
Max. 30 persons
Price by arrangement
In German, English, French or Italian
Special topics on request (e.g. alphorn, instrument manufactories, concentration on certain instruments)
The tours also visit the otherwise closed study collection.
You can arrange your guided tour to include an apéro.


Duration: 2 hours approx.
5–25 persons
Price by arrangement

A Workshop consists of

  • A guided tour (see above)
  • Playing the instruments with instruction
  • Search and research tasks, appropriate to the age
First tryouts on wind instruments
First tryouts on wind instruments

Guided tours and workshops visit also the subbasement: The Study Collection of over 1000 instruments, exhibited by instrument families and their history.