Museum of Fine Arts Bern: From Fra Angelico to Franz Gertsch

The Kunstmuseum Bern is Switzerland’s oldest fine art museum with a permanent collection ranging from Gothic times tothe present. With currently over 3,000 paintings and sculptures as well asaround 48,000 drawings, prints, photographs, videos and films, it boasts notonly one of Switzerland’s leading collectionsbut also international renown. The great diversity of its collection, includingworks by Ferdinand Hodler, Paul Klee, Albert Anker, Pablo Picasso, Franz Gertsch, Vincent van Gogh, Meret Oppenheim and many more, has secured the Kunstmuseum Bern an outstanding reputation worldwide. Besides its permanent collection, the Kunstmuseum Bern additionally showsthemed and large monographic exhibitions.

Visitor information

Opening hours 
Mon            Closed
Tue              10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Wed - Sun   10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Closed on 1 August, 24 and 25 December

CHF 24.– / Reduced price CHF 20.–
Temporary exhibition: CHF 18.– / Reduced price CHF 14.–,
Collection: CHF 10.–/ Reduced price CHF 7.–
Children 6 – 16 Jahre free


Swiss Museum Pass valid

MuseumsPassMusées MPM valid

  • Easily reached by foot via Genfergasse from the main railway station

  • Wheelchair access

  • Café-Bar

  • Präsenzbibliothek
    Fr 9 - 12

  • Art bookshop
    (in-house catalogues, posters)

  • Swiss Museum Pass valid