Dear guests and visitors
Due to construction works, the railroad line between Stansstad and Engelberg will be closed from 22 March to 18 April 2021. Rail replacement buses will operate.
Spend an unforgettable day at the Ballenberg Open-Air Museum and discover Switzerland on foot or by horse-drawn carriage. Explore the 100-plus original centuries-old buildings from all parts of Switzerland, such as a rustic timber from Buochs NW. Observe the multifaceted animal world with its 200 farm animals, learn how cheese is made and immerse yourself in the life of yesteryear.
An engaging journey through the past with more than 100 historic buildings from all over Switzerland. Watch the blacksmith at work in the forge and explore the animal life. Enjoy a barbecue, relax in the flower and scent gardens or travel through history during a carriage ride. If food is your thing, you can visit the in-house "Chocolaterie du Ballenberg", have a meal in a comfy restaurant or take home something "homemade" as a souvenir. The variety of Ballenberg – a unique experience!
A great playground and the Ballenberg carousel provide action-packed entertainment for mini museum researchers. The petting enclosure is no less exciting: goats, hens, rabbits – everyone's looking forward to the visitors! 200 other farm animals such as horses, oxen, mules, geese, ducks and sheep are also dotted about the site.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
* Adults with their children / Grandparents with their grandchildren