Museum Alpin in Pontresina

The Museum Alpin is a multifaceted exhibition site for the mountain world: Fauna, flora, and geology of the mountains of Grisons region are presented here as well as Alpine culture. The exhibitions about summer and winter tourism are something of a highlight, providing an insight into the pioneering days of mountaineering, from the conquest of the Bernina Range to modern alpinism. Also well worth a visit is the exhibition on the development of SAC huts and the multimedia presentations on ”Mountain experience“, ”Alpine flowers“, ”Butterflies“ and the special show. The Museum Alpin, founded in 1971 by the Association of Mountain Guides Pontresina, is located in Pontresina on Chesa Delnon in a stately Engadine building dating from 1716. Today, members of the association "Pro Museum Alpin Pontresina" contribute to the museum’s operation. You can help, too: as an active member for CHF 50.- or as a patron member for CHF 100.- per year.

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Museum Alpin in Pontresina

Our historic rooms can be hired for weddings, reunions, or birthday parties, and also for cocktails up to 100 persons. In addition to museum admission and catering costs, a one-time usage fee of CHF 120.- applies.

Opening hours Museum Alpin
17 December 2018 to 20 April 2019
10 June to 19 October 2019
Monday through Saturday
15:30h – 18:00h

Opening hours SAC Library
17 December 2018 to 19 April 2019
Mondays and Fridays
17:00h – 18:00h

Admission fees
Adults: CHF 8.-
Children (6 – 16 years): CHF 2.-
Children under 6: free

Free admission
Swiss Museum Pass
Raiffeisen Member Plus Card
Museum Pass SBB
Swiss Travel Pass incl. Museum Pass

Groups: 1 free admission per 10 people
Guided tours: CHF 70.-, max. 25 people
Special openings: CHF 40.- per hour
Civil weddings: CHF 100.-

Museum Alpin
Via Maistra 199
7504 Pontresina
T +41 81 842 72 73

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