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Schweizerische Vogelwarte Sempach

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Closed Now: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Interesting and interactive centre

My parents were in town so we were looking for something that they hadn’t been to on their many... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
Root, Switzerland
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Interesting exhibition

This is the headquarters of bird studies in Switzerland. The building has an exhibition area and a... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
Vancouver, Canada
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As a non-profit foundation sponsored by the public we are engaged in research and conservation projects and launch information campaigns in support of our native birds. In our new visitor centre, we hope to awaken our visitors’ enthusiasm for...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Seerose 1, Sempach 6204, Switzerland
+41 41 462 97 00
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

My parents were in town so we were looking for something that they hadn’t been to on their many visits. We got here easily on public transport but there is plenty of parking outside. The center staff were really friendly and very tolerant of my...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

This is the headquarters of bird studies in Switzerland. The building has an exhibition area and a large and very interesting exhibition (but everything is in German). There are a couple of small theatres that show films about birds, and then there is an interactive...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Really well projected tour, with many displays to switch on through a chip ring; the problem is: the people in wheelchair, how can they see the higher displays? I think this could be solved in future

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Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Sonia M
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Displays need to be activated by ring. Only school kids upwards get such a ring. Displays are often too high to see for children. That's probably also a problem for people in wheelchairs. Unfriendly staff. Displays are well done.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank chnzph
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We spent 3 hours at the Vogelwarte. And exceeded our expectations. My father (85) was delighted and very proud that he knew all the birds shown in the exhibition. There are several rooms with interactive stations. You learn a lot about birds, how the live,...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Marcel B
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Today son and I came here to see what this bird sanctuary was like The location is fantastic situated right on the lakeside of Sempach Lake As we arrived a police car pulled up and a policeman cam in holding an injured bird which underlined...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Timothy B
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

The new Vogelwarte Sempach already makes a good impression when entering. New wooden doors and wooden interior really appeals. You are provided with a ring to activate numerous info boards and exhibits, after an initial five minutes multimedia presentation. At the end of interactive exhibition...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 9 February 2016

I was there with my girlfriend and 3 kids( 2,4,11 years). The museum is very modern, really nice, and informative, and the staff is friendly, the only thing is that it has only 4 rooms, so it might be a short visit. I will definetly...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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