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

  • 16/09/2018 - 28/10/2018
    14:00 - 17:00 (Su)
    Ausstellung Alpmuseum
    Alpmuseum, Riederalp
  • 19/09/2018 - 24/10/2018
    09:00 - 11:00 (We)
    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 ...
    Alpine Museum, Riederalp
  • 20/09/2018 - 25/10/2018
    14:00 - 15:30 (Th)
    Butter-marking with tour of Alpine Museum
    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. | ...
    Alpine Museum, Riederalp
  • 28/10/2018
    09:00 - 17:00 (Su)
    "Ändi Summer" (Ende Sommer) beim Alpmuseum
    Alpmuseum, Riederalp

Group offers on request and by arrangement


Guided tour (museum)

Tour of Alpine Museum without aperitif:
Schools CHF 50
Associations and groups CHF 70
Registration: Guide, Roberta Brigger, +41 79 290 90 23


Guided tour (museum) with aperitif

Tour of Alpine Museum with aperitif:
Dates: on request | Duration: 1.5 h
Cost: CHF 200 for a tour of Alpine Museum
Number of participants: max. 20 people
Registration: Guide, Roberta Brigger, +41 79 290 90 23


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 h
Meeting point: Alpine Museum, Riederalp
Cost: for 15 people CHF 300 | Schools up to 15 people CHF 250
Registration: 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. 

 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: Guide, Roberta Brigger +41 79 290 90 23


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 50 | Children from 6-16 years CHF 20 | Cost inkl. "Hüttengericht" excl.: drinks
Registration: Guide, Roberta Brigger, +41 79 290 90 23


NEW: "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!

Dates: on request 
Meetingpoint: Alpine Museum, Riederalp
Number of participants: max. 6 people
Cost: Adults CHF 60 | Cost inkl. 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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