Information for Visitors

Safety Instructions Covid-19

2G rule in the museum:  recovered or vaccinated

In accordance with the decision of the Federal Council of 17 December 2021, the 2G rule will apply in all areas of the museum with effect from Monday, 20 December 2021.

In order to enter the museum, you will require a valid COVID certificate* which proves that you have been vaccinated or have recovered. Please have your COVID certificate* (QR code) and a valid, official identity document (e.g. ID card) ready. In this way, you can help to ensure that we can guarantee an entry procedure which is as smooth as possible.

*Only COVID certificates with a QR code will be accepted, either in an appropriate app or in paper form.

It is also compulsory to wear a face covering throughout the museum.

Distance rules and hygiene measures

We thank you for taking the known hygiene recommendations into account.
Dispensers with hand disinfectant are available for you at the entrance to the museum.
Additional cleaning / disinfection and comprehensive hygiene measures are provided.
Please keep to the distance rule (2m) on your own responsibility, especially in front of and in the sanitary facilities, the viewing points and in case of possible waiting times.

Please note:

Handbags up to a size of 20x30x10cm may be carried.

Thank you for your understanding.

Practical tips

Food and Beverages

Beverages and ice cream can be obtained at the entrance of the museum in the shop.
Featuring canons, candles and tables, the courtyard of Thun Castle is the perfect place to enjoy an afternoon coffee and cake in our castle restaurant. Splendid aperitifs are served in the seating area around the castle well at the centre of the courtyard. Whether white wine, Spumante and delicious Crostini under sun umbrellas in summer, or home-made mulled wine with Fondue appetizers beside the fire bowl in winter  – we look forward to your visit. Also marvellous food on the terrace, ranging from regional cheese & meat apero platters to 4-course menus in the restaurant rooms are served.

Museum Shop

Our shop offers you an appealing variety of postcards and presents related to the cultural history of the castle or to our exhibitions.  

Families with small children

Please note that the castle is not suitable for prams.


Please note that dogs are not allowed in the castle.

Schloss Thun


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