The museum of the castle is closed by now and will open on 8th May 2016.
The romantic castle with its impressive medieval keep and picturesque turret is situated on the shores of the beautiful Lake of Thun.
Strolling through the various historic rooms of our museum, you get a vivid impression of Bernese lifestyle from the 17th and 19th centuries. You enter the elegant summer hall, the neogothic dining hall, and see amazing looking weapons in the armoury and then ascending to the oriental smoking salon with its magnificent view onto the lake. The chapel, with its exceptional medieval 15th century frescos, is still in use today for baptisms and weddings.
The park, landscaped in English style, offers a breathtaking view of the Bernese Alps. It is one of the most beautiful gardens of the alpine region due to the mild climate.
|Oriental smoking salon||Pourtalès appartment|
|Foundation Oberhofen Castle
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