Visits

Visit 1: Museum of Fine Arts Bern (Kunstmuseum Bern)

Insights into the practice of conservation-restoration at the Bern Museum of Fine Arts; a tour through the restoration workshops. (Max. number of participants: 30)

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Visit 2: State Archive of Bern (Staatsarchiv des Kantons Bern)

Presenting the State Archive of Bern: tasks, history and digital archiving, including the presentation of 'selected treasures' from the archive, followed by a tour of the restoration workshops. Guided tour only available in German.

(Max. number of participants: 20)

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Visit 3: University Library of Bern (Bibliothek Münstergasse)

A guided tour of the newly renovated library building and storage facilities; an introduction to the special collections held in the Centre for Historic Collections of the Library, followed by a tour though the conservation facility. (Max. number of participants: 20)

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Visit 4: Swiss National Library (Schweizerische Nationalbibliothek)

Two guided tours are available (of which only one can be chosen), and will be held in

parallel:

a) A tour through the Swiss National Library (Max. number of participants: 20)

b) Introduction to the restoration workshop (Max. number of participants: 20)

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Visit 5: Lichtspiel / Kinemathek Bern

A guided tour through the film and cinematographic collection and the restoration workshop; an introduction to the collection. (Max. number of participants: 20)

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Visit 6: Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum)

A guided tour through the collection and the taxidermist's laboratory, only available in German. (Max. number of participants: 20)

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Visit 7: Archaeological Services of the Canton of Bern (Archäologischer Dienst

des Kantons Bern)

A guided tour in the laboratories of the archaeological services of the canton of Bern.

(Max. number of participants: 20)

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Saturday Programme - City Cultural Tour

A guided city tour of approximately one hour given by the Cultural Value Team of HKB. They will show you the culturally most important cultural features of the city of Bern - as the Zytglogge and the Bern Minster.