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Klingendes Museum Bern

What does a serpent actually sound like? And what are an ophicleide, a saxhorn, a turkish crescent? What did a brass band sound like in the 19th century? What instruments did musicians play in Mozart's or Berliozʼ time?
The exhibition "C'est le vent qui fait la musique" provides sounding answers, it invites you to marvel and play yourself: Lure, contrabass trombone, saxophone, theremin (corona-compatible: touch-free) etc.

This museum greets you in the following languages: D/F/E
The electronic guide is written and spoken in English. Guided tours in English on demand.

Opening 2017

From de dragon-head up to the smallest trumpet of the world
From de dragon-head up to the smallest trumpet of the world
Try to play an Alphorn!
Try to play an Alphorn!

Current exhibitions

C'est le vent qui fait la musique. Musical Instruments from 300 Years. Marvels in Sound

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The exhibition is documented in the following languages: D/E
Guided tours are offered in the following languages: D/F/I/E

Curiosities – strange wind instruments

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Do you know the "Duplex Euphonium", the "Echo Cornet" and the "Sudrophone"? Special devices allow to change the sound on these instruments in the middle of a piece. And the "Aerophor"? You can play infinite melodies with it.
The exhibition shows curious inventions for wind instruments - to marvel at and try out by yourself.

The exhibition is documented in the following languages: D/F/E
Guided tours are offered in the following languages: D/F/I/E
Curiosities – strange wind instruments
  • Thematic cultural asset
    Thematic cultural asset
  • Art
    Art

Location of the museum

Kramgasse 66
3011 Bern

Location/directions

Bus or tramway to clock tower http://klingende-sammlung.ch/de/besuch/ausstellung/

Open

Wednesdays to Sundays 14:00–17:00

Admission

12.- / Reduced 5.- / Families 20.-

Contact

Klingendes Museum Bern
Kramgasse 66
3011 Bern
031 311 01 37 Telephone (Bitte auf Beantworter sprechen)
mail@klingendes-museum-bern.ch
http://www.klingendes-museum-bern.ch
  • Member of the Swiss Museums Association.
    Member of the Swiss Museums Association.
  • Museum pass: holders of the Swiss museum pass have free admission.
    Museum pass: holders of the Swiss museum pass have free admission.
  • Cafeteria
    Cafeteria
  • Completely wheelchair accessible
    Completely wheelchair accessible