1606 Alpine Museum Association

Alpine Museum
Alpine Museum

The 1606 Alpine Museum Association is the initiator and operator of the museum in the “Nagulschbalmu” Alpine hut, which offers interesting insights into the mountain farming of the past. Various events organised by the 1606 Alpine Museum Association enable today's visitors to experience something of daily life on an Alpine pasture.  

Alpine Museum Events

  • Cheesemaking with tour of Alpine Museum
    Cheesemaking demonstrations take place at the Alpine Museum on Wednesdays. Watch as the hearty, spicy Alpine cheese is made. You can also purchase ...
  • Alpmuseum Riederalp
  • Buttern mit Führung Alpmuseum
    How is fresh Alpine milk made into creamy butter? Watch a butter churning demonstration to find out.
    Dates: always on a Thursday from 21.6.-16.8. | ...
  • Premiere Freilichtspiel

Tour of Alpine Museum

Dates: on request | Duration: 1 hour
Meeting point: Alpine Museum, Riederalp
Cost: CHF 50 for a tour of Alpine Museum
Number of participants: max. 15 people
Registration: Guide, Roberta Brigger, +41 79 290 90 23


Special cheese-making demonstrations

Watch cheese being made using age-old, traditional methods at the Alpine Museum. See at first-hand how the deliciously tangy alpine cheese is made. Delicious alpine cheese can be purchased at the Alpine Museum. A very special experience for groups, companies or schools.

Dates: on request | Duration: 2.5 h
Meeting point: Alpine Museum, Riederalp
Cost: for 15 people CHF 300 | Schools up to 20 people CHF 250
Registration: Guide, Roberta Brigger, +41 79 290 90 23


NEW: Cheese-making for families and generations

Let the whole family discover the tradition and culture of cheese-making and alpine farming together. Spend an unforgettable day immersed in the traditions of yesteryear with a guided tour of the Alpine Museum, a typical “Hüttenkost” alpine lunch and alpine cheese-making.

Dates: on request | Duration: 10:30 - 16:00 h
Meeting point: 10:30 h Alpine Museum, Riederalp | Number of participants: max. 10 people
Cost: Adults CHF 40 | Children CHF 15 | Cost excl.: drinks
Registration: Guide, Roberta Brigger, +41 79 290 90 23

Membership Alpine Museum 1606 Association

Tip: Become a member of the 1606 Alpine Museum Association and make a valuable contribution to the preservation of the Alpine Museum. 


Chairman: Albert Bass
Directors: Laudo Albrecht, Kurt Kummer,
Markus Schmid, Nadine Loretan-Albrecht


Individual members: CHF 30
Couples: CHF 50
Companies, businesses: CHF 80
Life membership: CHF 600

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