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The Matterhorn Museum – Zermatlantis offers insight into the development of Zermatt. It shows the triumph and tragedy surrounding the first ascent of the Matterhorn. Here one is immersed in the mountain world of past generations: One sees how the...more
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This was a nice surprise - I came to Zermatt not knowing what to do, and this was a nice thing to stumble upon. It was a fun introduction to the city and gave a lot of context for many other sights, like the Climbers'...More
When I was there the plan open only a few hours a day, which is very disappointing. I see no reason for a museum that only open during a very specific hours.
Free entry with Swiss Travel Pass, if it open or if you can...More
An interesting museum, larger than it looks. Tells the stories of the mountain well, with some good exhibits and well planned and constructed. Great for rainy days. If the mountain is closed then there is almost nothing else to do in Zermatt except shop in...More
Really didn’t know much about the history of the area until visiting the museum. Mostly underground and lots of artifacts. It takes about 2 hours to get a good overall experience. The theater has several movies worth watching.
After visiting the museum, I can imagine how difficult on the way up and how dangerous on the way down. Even I do not dare to climb, the success stories tell us we should keep attempting for our dreams!
Good museum of the hikers who have tried/completed the Matterhorn and other 4000m peaks in the vicinity of Zermatt. There was a bit on the life of other people around the area and how they have lived for hundreds of years in the area. A...More