Museums and other places to visit

2017.07 Romont "Sauvage" Tower

The summer appointments in Romont.
Every week a new exhibition. Every thursday a new show.

Broc Electrobroc

In the heart of the hydroelectric factory in Broc, this energy information centre takes you on a fun, interactive visit to the world of electricity.

Broc Maison Cailler The Swiss Chocolate factory

Who has not dreamed of visiting a chocolate factory? Discover the process of chocolate manufacturing and the odours that come from it in the famous Maison Cailler (Nestlé) chocolate factory in Broc.

Bulle Musée gruérien

The museum traces the history, art and traditions of the Gruyère region. Its permanent exhibition presents an important collection of Folk Art from the area (poyas, bells, cream spoons...).

Charmey Musée de Charmey

The museum traces the cultural and social history of the Pays et Val de Charmey area, a major centre of Gruyère AOP fabrication and traditions.

Chavannes-sous-Orsonnens Art Gallery Y'a q'A

Jimmy and Marylène, the owners of the gallery create original works with all kind of material and techniques!
They also invite other artists for temporary exhibitions.

Estavayer-le-Lac Frog Museum

The star attraction of the Estavayer-le-Lac Museum is undoubtedly the collection of 108 stuffed and dressed frogs, which were created in the 19th century by François Perrier, a former officer in the Napoleonic Guard. As a result, the local history museum is now popularly referred to as the Frog Museum.

Fendringen bei Bösingen Museum at the farm

A popular museum with the collection of Pius Käser who was a farmer, writer, collector and searcher.

Fribourg Archives of the city of Fribourg

A source of inestimable value to understand the life of the city of Fribourg.

Fribourg Art and History Museum

The Art and History Museum of Fribourg collects mostly artworks and historical objects that are either from the canton or have some connection with it.

Fribourg Bible + Orient Museum

Discover the Bible + Orient Museum !

Fribourg Botanic Garden Fribourg

Founded in 1937, the Botanic garden of Fribourg is the only bilingual botanical garden of Switzerland.

Fribourg Cantonal and Universtiy Library

The canton and university library has as main mission to promote the development of the intellectual and cultural life of the canton, to provide aid for the university lessons and the scientific research and to conserve the information of canton values.

Fribourg Cardinal Beer Museum

Installed in the former cellars of the Cardinal brewery, the museum traces the history of beer and that of a brand attached to the traditional values of the beer-making world.

Fribourg Espace Jean Tinguely - Niki de Saint Phalle

This area pays tribute to two great artist Jean Tinguely and his wife Niki de Saint Phalle. Ideal place for an aperitif. Info

Fribourg Fri Art, Contemporary Art Centre

Fribourg's Contemporary Art Centre Fri Art, mounts temporary exhibitions with experienced artists. Its artistic influence and avant-garde vision have enabled it to acquire an international reputation.

Fribourg Guided tour of the archaeological department of the State of Fribourg

For lovers of archaeology, the Department of Archaeology of the State of Fribourg proposes free guided tours of the premises and the conservation-restoration laboratories.

Fribourg Gutenberg Museum

The idea of the Gutenberg Museum is to bring together the history of letterpress printing and communication techniques of the future.

Fribourg Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum houses many magnificent scientific collections and presents permanent exhibitions related to the earth sciences and biology.

Fribourg St-Nicholas Cathedral

According to legend, if its 74 m tower is unfinished it is because there was no money left. A jewel of Gothic architecture, the cathedral was built between 1283 and 1490.

Fribourg Swiss Puppet Museum

Discover historical and contemporary puppets made using all kinds of techniques, as well as scenery and accessories belonging to the different cultures of Europe, Asia and Africa.

Fribourg Swiss Sewing-Machine Museum

Located in the centre of the town of Fribourg in a vaulted 12th century cellar, the Swiss Sewing Machine and Unusual Objects Museum presents pieces from around the world, ranging from the sewing-machine to the iron and the mechanical vacuum cleaner.

Fribourg The Chemins de fer du Kaeserberg Museum

Discover the world of the Swiss Model Railway !

Fribourg The State Archives of Fribourg

The State Archives of Fribourg has as main mission to to collect, to preserve, to register and to give access to the public the documents of all authorities, organs, services and institutions of the state of Freiburg which are as a source of information or evidence of interest.

Fribourg Velo-Club Fribourg Museum

A real journey in the world of the cycling thanks to a rich and varied collection.

Gletterens Lakeside Village

Experience the Prehistory in this reconstituted village. Through demonstrations and workshops, you will discover the lifestyle of our distant ancestors.

Gruyères Gruyères Castle

A visit to the castle is a journey across eight centuries of architecture, history and culture. The castle was the residence of the counts of Gruyères.

Gruyères HR Giger Museum

Immerse yourself in the world of Fantastic Art. In 1980, HR Giger, a Swiss artist, won the Oscar for Best Visual Effects for his participation in the film Alien.

Gruyères Tibet Museum - Fondation Alain Bordier

Discover the amazing beauty of Himalayan Art.

Gruyères/Pringy La Maison du Gruyère - Cheese dairy

Snuggling near the mountain pastures at the foot of Gruyères Castle, La Maison du Gruyère invites you to discover Le Gruyère AOP.

Jaun Cantorama

The Cantorama, or House of Song, is established in the Romanesque church of Jaun (Bellegarde in French), which dates back from the 13th century. It bears witness to the incredible richness of choral art in Fribourg.

Kerzers Old farm museum "Althuus", Jerisberghof

The 300 year old farm museum is the oldest building in the area. Old farm implements as well as homemade crafts can be viewed. Art-exhibitions in the garret.

Kerzers Papiliorama

Under several glass domes, the Papiliorama takes you into a tropical climate where all kinds of animals, plants, insects and, of course, butterflies, live together.

Kerzers Train Signal Box Crossing Kerzers

Visit the historical train signal box crossing.

Mézières (FR) Wallpaper Museum

Seldom do we encounter such a rich collection of wallpapers which have survived in situ, either in Switzerland or elsewhere. Given their rarity, these exquisite wallpapers rightly deserve protection and restoration.

Moléson-sur-Gruyères Moléson Observatory

A funicular and cable-car take you to the top of the Moléson (altitude 2'002 m), where the binoculars reveal an impressive panorama.

Moléson-sur-Gruyères Mountain Cheese Dairy

Discover the traditional style of cheese-making in a large wood-fire boiler in a typical mountain chalet dating from 1685.

Murten Morat Museum

From the ancient lake-dwellers to the Battle of Morat, in this former mill you will discover the history of the region. The museum's permanent exhibition evokes 150 years of archaeological digs on the shores of the Lake of Morat.

Payerne "Clin d'Ailes", the Swiss Air Force Museum

Located on the main operational base of the Swiss F/A-18, the Swiss Air Force Museum "Clin d'Ailes" presents the military aeronautics of the second part of the 20th century.

Rechthalten Straw weaving studio

The co-operative "Straw weaving studio" was founded in 1988. Today four women are employed part-time. They create hats in the fashion of the Swiss Traditional Costumes.

Romont Art Gallery in Bicubic

Bicubic Romont is well known for its show hall of 450 sitting places. But Bicubic is also an art gallery for temporary exhibitions.

Romont Vitromusée

The Swiss Museum of Stained Glass and Glass Art displays a collection of stained-glass windows from the Middle Ages to the present. The Museum also proposes the discovery of glass painting through a collection of exceptional works

Rue Art Gallery in Rue

Jacques Basler exposes his creations in a permanent exhibition in an art gallery in Rue: "The Galerie de Rue". Frequently, he invites other artists to join him and exhibit their works for a while.

Rue Gallery Entre Terre et Mer

La Crêperie de Rue propose aux artistes qui le souhaitent d'exposer leurs oeuvres dans ses murs.
Expositions temporaires d'un jour, plusieurs jours voire plusieurs semaines.

Tafers Sensler Museum

Installed in a wooden house built in 1780 that is typical of the Singine district of Fribourg, the Singinois Museum tells of the region's life and culture over the centuries.

Überstorf Ueberstorf House

Culture does not stop in the kitchen and the cellar of Ueberstorf House; guests experience culture first-hand.

Vallon Roman Museum in Vallon

Situated on a Roman archaeological site, the museum traces the region's Roman heritage with mosaics, mural paintings and various objects.

Google Map

All museums have been mapped on this link:

Google Map



  • Bulle - Château
    Bulle - Château
  • Bulle - Grand Rue
    Bulle - Grand Rue
  • Charmey
  • Charmey
  • Cheyres & Châbles
    Cheyres & Châbles
  • Cheyres & Châbles
    Cheyres & Châbles
  • Estavayer-le-Lac
  • Fribourg - Vieille Ville
    Fribourg - Vieille Ville
  • Gruyères
  • Jaun
  • Jaun
  • Jaun - Chalet du soldat
    Jaun - Chalet du soldat
  • la Berra
    la Berra
  • La Berra
    La Berra
  • Lac de la Gruyère
    Lac de la Gruyère
  • Lake Murten
    Lake Murten
  • Les Paccots
    Les Paccots
  • Moléson - village
    Moléson - village
  • Murten - Castle
    Murten - Castle
  • Portalban
  • Portalban
  • Schwarzsee - Kaiseregg
    Schwarzsee - Kaiseregg
  • Schwarzsee - See
    Schwarzsee - See
  • Schwarzsee - Stalden
    Schwarzsee - Stalden


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