Living legends

  150 years of mountaineering tradition slumber underneath the roofs of St.Niklaus. Each first ascent made by those daring St.Niklaus mountain pioneers of yesteryear caused a sensation round the globe. Travel back in time to the age of these legendary alpine heroes by visiting the world’s one and only Mountain guide Museum located in the Meier Tower in the heart of St.Niklaus. Here, you can relive the life and work of mountain guides throughout history to the present day.  

 

Minerals and Homeland

Minerals and Homeland explore the fascinating world of native minerals in the St.Niklaus Mineral Musem. The private collection is a veritable treasure-trove. The Museum of Local History rounds off the tribute St.Niklaus pays to the enduring tradition of its alpine homeland, where man was once pitted against the mountains for survival.