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Schweizer Holzbilderhauerei Museum

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Address: Hauptstrasse 111, Brienz 3855, Switzerland

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It was interesting to see the work of the wood carvers of Switzerland. There was everything from toys to grandfather clocks and many carved animals.

Reviewed October 7, 2016
Ralph D
Prescott, Az.
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Reviewed October 18, 2016

The museum was under constuction,therefore the exhibits were very few,(mainly one room with toys for children). WE were disappointed.

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Prescott, Az.
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Reviewed October 7, 2016

It was interesting to see the work of the wood carvers of Switzerland. There was everything from toys to grandfather clocks and many carved animals.

Thank Ralph D
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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Reviewed March 14, 2016

We always visit here and usually end up purchasing one of the antique wood carved models or miniature houses which are fascinatin. Very helpful staff.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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Reviewed December 9, 2015

This museum, on the main street of Brienz and a short walk from the station, highlights the woodworking tradition of the town. It helps tie together the types of sculpture, large and small, that dot the area. The museum store sells decent examples of local craft workers' output.

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed July 15, 2014

We love the woodcraft in the museum and also the lovely music boxers! The visit to the museum is free with our swiss pass and we enjoyed the stay there!

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Sykesville, Maryland
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Reviewed June 23, 2014

After a lake cruise to Brienz from Interlaken and lunch along the lakefront, we stopped in to visit the wood working museum. Our Swiss Rail Pass afforded us free admission and we visited the 2nd floor exhibits. After looking at the varied selection of wood carvings, we proceeded down the stairs to observe the wood working apprentices in action. All... More 

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Reviewed August 31, 2013

Went to Brienz on a day trip from camping Lauterbrunnen on a cloudy day when the Jungfrau 6 day pass also included a boat trip on the lake. Great boat trip but arrived in the town and as it was Sunday most of the town was closed. We made our way to the Museum as the town is famous for... More 

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