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Once the apartment of Albert Einstein, it was here where the great scientist developed the theory of relativity in the first decade of the 20th century.
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Kramgasse 49, Bern 3011, Switzerland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It’s a great historic sight. Imagining him in that house .. working and studying. It’s a very cool place and one of Berns many claims to fame. We enjoyed the area very much and there are plenty of shops to explore too!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Travelingover50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's interesting to visit places were important people have lived. It's interesting to see a small chamber and imagine how they lived. Einstein House is a one room museum, but they added one filled with infos about his life. I recommend it if you have...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ancachh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely displays, they have really made an effort to make the place entertaining enough to be worth the small entrance fee. However, it is very small and doesn't take long to look around. It is not at all accessible for anybody with any difficulty walking....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MCJSOS
Reviewed 29 October 2018

I am a scientist and was excited to see the apartment where Einstein lived when he had his miracle year of insights. However, I found the exhibit inside the apartment, which purported to show his world at the time, to be very misleading. There was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank wildlife_lover
Reviewed 24 October 2018

This is a small place; however this is a nice and short introduction to Mr. Einstein life. Especially for any age kids and teens nowadays. There is a nice video; however it can be very hot in this room when outside temperature is high. For...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Andrew Z
Reviewed 20 October 2018

Watch the NatGeo series before going or after. It was so interesting to learn about his life. To think he started by working in the Patent Office.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank CTMerebear
Reviewed 12 October 2018

After Darwin, Albert Einstein has drawn the attention of the entire scientific community all over the world. It is amazing to know that he had lived in the house in Bern, Switzerland. The one who inspired countless students and research scholars till he was alive,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SAS_Sarma
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Not a great deal to see, but so worthwhile to be there and wonder where the ideas came from,ideas which changed the world.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank elimatta
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

I am a big fan of Einstein’s, and I was excited to visit especially after watching the “genius” show. For the price of 10 CHF it was very modest and not much to see .. give this location no more than 30 min and don’t...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ktantonet21
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

On the second floor above the café, this is a small look into one of the 3 dwellings where the young Einstein family stayed after Hans was born. Above the dwelling is a small display on his life as well as a short film in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Katch04
4 June 2018|
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Response from 805barbaraj | Reviewed this property |
Yes the information placards are in English. Tou might also enjoy the movie which is also in English. By the way there is a cafe on the ground level. Be certain of course to watch the. Astronomical clock tower.
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PattyPat1978
27 January 2018|
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Response from AlissonB | Reviewed this property |
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9 April 2016|
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Response from Cerianne W | Reviewed this property |
You can also hire a hand-held audio tour in English so yes no problem at all.
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