In the historic rooms of the Wichterheer estate in Oberhofen on Lake Thun, clocks and mechanical musical instruments of all kinds and eras are on display. From the 13th century to 1948, the medieval vineyard was privately owned by large Bernese families. The main house was built in 1518 and has essentially remained the same despite several modifications.
The Museum of Clocks and Mechanical Music is located on the ground floor and in the carefully designed basement rooms. Between thick stone walls you descend into an earlier time. Expert guides will guide you through five centuries of creative craftsmanship and make the instruments sound