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Matterhorn Museum

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Address: Kirchplatz, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 27 967 41 00
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Quite small, poor customer service and relatively expensive,

My opinion may be bias by the fact we don't pay for museums in the UK, but I thought this was a small museum and should be free. So much money is pumped into the area by... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

My opinion may be bias by the fact we don't pay for museums in the UK, but I thought this was a small museum and should be free. So much money is pumped into the area by tourism, so services like this should be free. Maybe the UK should start charging for museums as well. Very little customer service, and... More 

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Reno
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We wanted to see this museum to get a better understanding of the hardship and history of conquering the Matterhorn. Amazing courage and determination to achieve.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The museum is really interesting... all this story about Zermatt, the reconstruction, the movies, the old material and old town, the photos ! Really good ! Gotta go if you are in Zermatt !

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colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Interesting building design. Make this part of your visit. History of Zermatt. Short movies, reconstruction of the town, photos,

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Dundas, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Interesting and hands on. Learned about the triumphs and tragedies on the mountain. Open from 3pm daily

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Our daughter had a blast in the museum! It was both entertaining and educational. Both my husband and my daughter kept returning to the interactive elements and were both just so thrilled! They both could have stayed in the museum all day long. It's small, but a definite must if traveling with children!

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Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Well worth the admission price. So much information on the area, the many climbs, climbers, equipment etc. A must to fully understand the Matterhorn and the Zermatt history.

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West Malling, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Sounds odd but it is a very interesting museum providing lots of insight to Zermatt, the Matterhorn and the impact of tourism on the area. Larger than it looks from outside.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Great museum in the heart of the village. So well designed and interesting for the whole family to wander about. Lovely lady works at reception and it's a lovely way to spend an hour and learn about the history of such a beautiful place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I was really amazed looking at the gears and equipment that the mountain climbers used to climb.Even though i just spent 3 days in Zermatt, this museum gave me a brief knowledge of Mt. Matterhorn and the lifestyle of people living in the area.

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