Matterhorn Museum

Local nameMatterhorn Museum
LocationZermatt, Switzerland

The Matterhorn Museum in Zermatt is a cultural-natural museum whose main theme is the Matterhorn. The museum is in the form of a reconstituted mountain village consisting of 14 houses, and relates the history and development of tourism in the Zermatt area, including the story of the first ascent of the Matterhorn by Edward Whymper and party.

The museum displays one of the two stones that Claude Nicollier took from the summit and brought with him on the Space Shuttle Endeavour STS-61 mission in 1993. The other stone was put back on the summit.

Tags MuseumModern Architecture
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Opening hours

Daily: 3 pm - 6 pm

Seasonal hours:
Jul - Aug: 11 am - 7 pm
Sep: 11 am - 6 pm


10 CHF with online booking. Prices at the spot might vary.

More information and contact


Official Website


Phone +41 27 967 41 00

Address Kirchplatz, 3920 Zermatt, Switzerland

Coordinates 46°1'11.167" N 7°44'47.247" E

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