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    Events 2024

      Construction diary schoolhouse UnterheidThe historic school building goes on a trip: the dismantling process has begun!

      It’s time! The starting whistle for the relocation of the historic school building from Unterheid near Meiringen BE has sounded, and the first steps have already been taken. The dismantling process has officially started, now that in-depth plans have been drawn up and bureaucratic hurdles overcome. Permits have been granted and there is nothing standing in the way of executing the project.

      To the construction diary
      Mit dem Schulhaus aus Unterheid aus dem Jahr 1830 erweitert das Freilichtmuseum Ballenberg seine Sammlung historischer Häuser.

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        Take part now and win great prizes!Selfie-Challenge: Bärbel's Adventures

        Day after day, Bärbel, the adventurous wooden cow, dreamed of an exciting trip through Switzerland. One morning, she decided to make her dream come true. When she saw the two oxen, Sämi and Zimbo, slowly moving towards the Swiss Open-Air Museum, she thought "now or never" and decided to follow the call of adventure.

        Find Bärbel on the Ballenberg, take a creative, cheeky selfie with her and post it on Instagram or Facebook with the hashtag #ballenbergchallenge.

        To the Selfie-Challenge
        Finde Bärbel, die Holzkuh auf dem Ballenberg. Poste ein kreatives, freches Selfie mit dem Hashtag #BärbelsAbenteuer und gewinne tolle Preise.

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        CH-3858 Hofstetten bei Brienz

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        Opening hours

        11 April to 27 October 2024
        10 am to 5 pm daily

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