Guided tours and workshops

Public guided tours

Sundays, 11:00–12:00: 24 February and 31 March 2019
Fee: Ticket plus a voluntary contribution

Private guided tours and workshops

for groups, bands and school classes can be booked any time.
Adrian v. Steiger, +41 (0)31 311 01 37 (Voicemail),
Bernese school classes get traveling costs paid by the program Bildung und Kultur.
The tours visit also the otherwise closed study collection.

Duration: 1 hour, plus playing the instruments at the end
Max. 30 persons
Price by arrangement
In German, English, French or Italian


  • Development of wind instruments and their music (general guided tour)
  • From piccolo to tuba: Especially large and small
  • History and stories of instrument making
  • Special details of instruments


Duration: ca. 2,5 h
15–25 persons
Price by arrangement

A Workshop consists of

  • A guided tour (see above)
  • Playing the instruments with instruction
  • Search and research tasks, appropriate to the age
First experiments on copies of roman cornua

Guided tours and workshops visit also the subbasement: The Study Collection of over 1000 instruments, exhibited by instrument families and their history.