The Bern Historical Museum has a collection of over 500,000 objects tracing the history of Berne from the Stone Age to the present day, as well as other artifacts from Asia, Oceania, and America. The Archaeological Collection displays finds from the prehistoric era to the Middle Ages, while the Historical Collection has artifacts from the Middle Ages to the present day. The Ethnographical Collection has objects from all over the world, dating from circa 4000 BC to the present day. The Numismatic Collection has coinage from the 6th century BC to the present. The integrated Einstein Museum showcases the life and work of Albert Einstein.
Helvetiapl. 5, 3005 Bern, Switzerland
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Bern Historical Museum and Nearby Attractions on Map
The Bundeshaus (Federal Palace) is the seat Swiss Federal Assembly and Federal Council.
The Zytglogge is a landmark tower built in 1218-'20 as a gate in the city walls.
The Gurten is often referred to as Bern's local mountain, situated to the south of the city.
The Child Eater Fountain, Kindlifresserbrunnen, is a stupefying 16th century sculpture by Hans Gieng.
Einsteinhaus is the flat on Kramgasse where Albert Einstein lived from 1903 to 1905 while working at the Bern patent office.
Swiss Alpine Museum(0.1 km)
The Swiss Alpine Museum is dedicated to the Swiss mountain range, covering all aspects including geology, glaciology, flora and fauna, cartography, folklore, tourism, and winter sports.
Zentrum Paul Klee(2 km)
The Paul Klee Centre is dedicated to Swiss-German artist Paul Klee, whose various works were influenced by different movements such as Expressionism, Cubism, Futurism, Surrealism, and Abstraction.
Grand Casino Bern(1.2 km)
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