Information on Museums
in Fribourg

Sewing Machine Museum

The museum is located in an 18th century patrician house that belonged to the family of the 1st Landamman (president) of Switzerland, Louis d'Affry 1743-1810.
Sewing machines are displayed in 12th century vaulted cellars.

Grand-Rue 58, 1700 Fribourg

Tel: +41 2 64 75 24 33



Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum of Fribourg was created in 1823. Its purpose is to allow the public to better understand nature, in particular the natural heritage of Fribourg. It also functions as a regional competence center for flora, fauna and nature protection.

Chemin du Musée 6, 1700 Fribourg

Tel: +41 26 305 89 00



Jean Tinguely - Niki de Saint Phalle

The Espace Jean-Tinguely–Niki-de-Saint-Phalle is a museum inaugurated on March 16, 1998 in the Swiss city of Friborg and dedicated to the work of Jean Tinguely and Niki de Saint Phalle. Managed since its creation by the Museum of Art and History of Friborg but directed by a foundation, this museum was born from the desire of Niki de Saint Phalle to offer the canton of Friborg works by Jean Tinguely.

Rue de Morat 2, 1700 Fribourg

Tel: +41 2 63 05 51 40



Gutenberg Museum

The Gutenberg Museum is managed by the “Gutenberg Museum Society” whose headquarters are in Fribourg. The company is made up of Viscom, Swiss Society for Visual Communication as owner of the building The Association of Friends of the Museum as the owner of the museum content.

Liebfrauenplatz 16, 1700 Freiburg

Tel: +41 2 63 47 38 28