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Maison de l'Absinthe

This Museum innovates in linking culture, economy and tourism. The “maison” is a centre dedicated to absinthe, to its history and its mythical illegal period, but also to its recent development. With an eye on the future, this place promotes the product, add value to local tourism and explore scientific, culinary and commercial potential of absinthe. Between past and future, darkness and light, myth and reality, the visitor discovers the close and authentic links between plants, drink, tradition and regional identity.

Discover the history of absinthe, taste the mythical drink and visit our shop with 25 sorts of absinthe and local products.
Individual offers and personalized events on request.

This museum greets you in the following languages: D/F/I/E
Opening 2014

La Maison de l'Absinthe se situe dans un ancien tribunal
La Maison de l'Absinthe se situe dans un ancien tribunal
L'exposition retrace l'histoire de l'absinthe
L'exposition retrace l'histoire de l'absinthe
Découvrez l'absinthe de manière ludique.
Découvrez l'absinthe de manière ludique.

Current exhibitions

In all senses

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La Maison de l’Absinthe invites you to discover the universe of sensorial analysis. From the 28th of April to the 31st of December 2019, visitors will be able to familiarise themselves with this scientific tasting technique based on our sensory perceptions. The exhibition demonstrates how sight, smell and taste allow us to evaluate and determine the characteristics of a product.

The exhibition is documented in the following languages: D/F/E
Guided tours are offered in the following languages: D/F/I/E
In all senses
  • Thematic cultural asset
    Thematic cultural asset
  • History
    History

Location of the museum

Grande Rue 10
2112 Môtiers NE

Open

Tu-Sa 10am-6pm; Su 10am-5pm
from January 2nd to February 28th opening on request only

Contact

Maison de l'Absinthe
Grande Rue 10
2112 Môtiers NE
032 860 10 00 Telephone
info@maison-absinthe.ch
http://www.maison-absinthe.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.
  • Parking
    Parking
  • Cafeteria
    Cafeteria
  • Shop
    Shop
  • Completely wheelchair accessible
    Completely wheelchair accessible
  • Very good accessibility with public transport
    Very good accessibility with public transport