Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), Bern

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Explore the house where Albert Einstein first developed the theory of relativity, forever altering the world of physics, at Einstein House (Einsteinhaus). Here at Kramgasse No. 49, Einstein developed the famed Annus Mirabilis papers, leading to the development of modern physics. Walk through the top floor to get a sense of Einstein's living situation during the period of 1903 to 1905. Read signboards, view pictures, and watch a video that outlines the events of Einstein's life. You'll also see relics, such as baby clothes, his wife's clothing, and old passports. Keep in mind that the museum is very small and can only accommodate a few groups of visitors at a time. Arrange to visit Einstein House (Einsteinhaus) and other attractions in Bern using our Bern trip builder tool .
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  • Nothing better than Beating legs in this picturesque town and grandiose! leaving the train station and walk a little you get home from Einstein, what caught my attention and that the Swiss don't realize many advertisements, including just found his house because I looked up and I came across a picture of him at the window.
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  • Was in Bern for business and had some free time to spend around the town. This was a nice short attraction that was simple but very informative and pleasant. It is good to see the apartment but the in...  more »
  • Einstein wrote four of his most famous papers here in the year of 1905, making it a must visit place for anyone studying engineering or science. The house is well preserved and showcase many of the fr...  more »
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  • If you're a history fan and Einstein is one of your key curiosities then you'll enjoy this museum. It's a couple of floors in a home and it has some interesting artifacts and you get some insights into various personal elements of his life. We were there in winter so it wasn't too crowded and we were able to navigate fairly easily. There's a short film which is basically everything that you would have seen in the museum. Quick note: they do not accept credit card for payment, cash only.
  • Cute intereting, but way overpriced and they only except Swiss Francs cash, no cards at all
  • How someone marked this place as club? Well I did see someone taking photos all the time. It’s pretty cliche to stand in front of something famous.
  • Very cool to see a former residence turned museum. Not huge and not crowded. Just enough information to provide a stop on your daily travels. Lots of written records and details on the upper floor. Give it a look!
  • Reveals the ordinary side of one of the greatest minds of era, gives a sense of simplicity of an extraordinary man.

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