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.  

Cheese can be bought after the cheese and butter making presentation, during the opening hours of the exhibition or on request.

Location: Riederalp. Above the golf course

Alpine Museum Events

  • 20/12/2020 - 03/01/2021
    14:00 - 16:00 (Su)
    Exposition Alpine Museum winter
    Not everything in the Aletsch Arena revolves exclusively around the unique nature. Rather, this extraordinary habitat has always offered plenty of ...
    Alpine Museum Riederalp
  • 24/12/2020
    15:00 - 16:30 (Th)
    Christmas stories and Christmas crib Alpine Museum
    Visit the traditional Christmas cot and be inspired by enchanting Christmas stories in the traditional Alpine Museum. This is an experience for young ...
    Alpine Museum Riederalp
  • 01/01/2021
    11:00 - 16:00 (Fr)
    New Year's aperitif at the Alpine Museum
    The Alpmuseum invites you to start the new year with a hot chocolate or a mulled wine from a cooper kettle.
    Alpine Museum Riederalp

Group offers on request and by arrangement


Guided tour (museum)

Tour of Alpine Museum without aperitif:
Number of participants:
 on request
Schools CHF 80
Associations and groups CHF 90
Registration and Guide: Roberta Brigger, +41 79 290 90 23


Guided tour (museum) with aperitif

Tour of Alpine Museum with aperitif:
Duration: 1.5 h
Number of participants: on request
Associations and groups: CHF 300
Registration and Guide: Roberta Brigger, +41 79 290 90 23


Cheese-making demonstrations

In an ancient cheese kitchen you can experience first hand how alpine cheese is made on an open fire. An unforgettable experience for schools, groups and clubs. Possibility to buy cheese.

Dates: on request | Duration: 2 h
Meeting point: Alpine Museum, Riederalp
Cost: for 15 people CHF 300 | Schools up to 15 people CHF 250
Registration and Guide: Roberta Brigger, +41 79 290 90 23


Butter production demonstrations

Immerse yourself in the traditions of the past! Find out how butter is produced in the Alpine Museum using the traditional methods of yesteryear. Possibility to buy cheese.

 on request | Duration: ca. 1.5 h
Meeting point: Alpine Museum, Riederalp
Cost: Group of 15 people CHF 250 | Schools of 15 people CHF 200
Registration and Guide: Roberta Brigger +41 79 290 90 23


"Stuba" - homey dinner

Nachtässu bi Cherzuliächt. wie anno dazumal! Chochu uff dr Träächa!
Dinner by candlelight, like in the old days. Dishes cooked on an open fire.
Meetingpoint: Alpine Museum, Riederalp
Number of participants: on request
Cost: CHF 80 inkl. drinks
Registration and Guide: Roberta Brigger +41 79 290 90 23


Snowshoe tour for early birds / mystic hike

Meeting place: Alpine Museum, Riederalp
Number of participants: on request
Registration: 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: Laudo Albrecht
Directors: Kurt Kummer, Nadine Loretan-Albrecht, Erich Pieren, Iwan Ruppen

Office Verein 1606 Alpmuseum
Aletsch Arena AG
Furkastrasse 39
CH-3983 Mörel-Filet

Tel.: + 41 27 928 58 58

Individual members: CHF 50
Couples: CHF 80
Companies, businesses: CHF 100
Life membership: CHF 1500

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