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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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Day Tour to Zermatt and the Matterhorn from Stresa
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Located along the main street, the museum is by the church. A Swiss Travel Pass will get you in the museum for free. This museum does not take credit cards. Except for the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Marty B
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Jensen Beach, Florida
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Kingsbridge, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This underground museum is obsessed with the exploits of the first climbers of the Matterhorn and the cause of the tragedy on July 13, 1865 when 4 members of Edward Whympers party died on the decent. The inference made was that the rope could have been cut. Most of the exhibits are very amateurish. The Audio Visual display failed during... More 

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Jensen Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Located along the main street, the museum is by the church. A Swiss Travel Pass will get you in the museum for free. This museum does not take credit cards. Except for the entrance, the museum is “underground” as space is limited in Zermatt. We found the museum well done and informative. Much of the emphasis concerns the exploits of... More 

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Milton, ON
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We hit some bad weather when visiting Zermatt and stopped in at this museum since the Matterhorn was obscured by clouds and drizzle. The museum was very well done and really gives some good history about the first team to summit the Matterhorn. There is a small theatre within the museum that plays a variety of short movies. The museum... More 

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Redlands, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The museum is underground - exhibits are explained in multiple languages. The history of Zermatt, stories about the people who lost lives climbing the wall of Matterhorn. I enjoyed the films that explains rescue activity of climbers. Good rainy day activity.

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Ulverston, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Really interesting museum, lots to see and read about. Films showing all day about the mountain. Well worth the entrance fee.

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Manhattan, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I wasn't sure about the museum, but it's like the titanic - all under the surface! The displays and story are very interesting. Free with the Swiss travel pass. Some cute displays for kids.

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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

From the outside you think we'll I'll get around this attraction in an hour at the most, well you won't. It's packed full of interesting artefacts relating to the first accent of the Matterhorn, a race between British & Italian expeditions which ended in tragedy for one group. Well worth getting the audio guide to get the full story.

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USA, Ohio, Cincinnati
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

next to the church and hotel monte rosa, it's cheap and fun... movies, hut recreations, and the story of the first climb to Matterhorn... Nice cinema as well.

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Winchester
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I am famous for dragging people to the local museum whenever we go on holiday and inevitably it turns out not to be very good. However, that couldn't be further than the truth for the Matterhorn museum. It's deceptively large with lots to explore and a replica village, lots of effort has gone into its creation. When I went there... More 

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israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good organised. A lot to learn.Just on the main street. good in rainy day.good to begin zermatt experience

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