Swiss ornithological institute Sempach.


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  • Free for children 6–16 with the Junior travelcard.
  • Competence centre for ornithology and bird protection.
  • Birdwatching – film journey through the world of Swiss birds.


What do birds eat and how do they know when it is time to migrate south? Learn all about our feathered friends in the adventure exhibition and the cinema. Watch indigenous species in the two aviaries on the banks of Lake Sempach. Find out what the ornithological institute is currently researching and how it is protecting and promoting our birds.

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Rail Service

For timetable and ticket information, contact 0900 300 300Link opens in new window.
CHF 1.19/min.
(daily 24 hours)