Espace Ballon
Museum of the Old Pays-d’Enhaut ©Musée du Vieux Pays-d'Enhaut

Museum's night

Château-d'Oex - Culture et patrimoine

Come and discover the Espace Ballon and the Pays-d'Enhaut Museum on the occasion of museum night.

5pm - 9pm

Balloons are sports for children, adults and scientists: Come and awaken your curiosity by visiting the Art & Science exhibition. Through balloon and airplane experiments, CERN researchers have been able to explain the existence of cosmic radiation. Understanding him is good, seeing him is better! Discover the works of CERN researcher and artist Michael Hoch, who highlights it. For the youngest: get your Science Passport by browsing the museum in search of cosmic information! Outside, a festive atmosphere with Alpine horns and demonstrations of mini balloons.

5pm - 11pm

The sports of the region, influence of English tourism: Tennis, skiing, hockey, skating, skijoring, curling, that sports were introduced in the Pays-d'Enhaut by English tourists who came to stay at the turn of the 19th and 20th century. Château-d'OEx was then one of the main tourist resorts in the Alps. Fans of photography, our hosts took every opportunity to immortalize these invigorating activities! Some nice surprises await you! And sport (of another kind!), this is not what will be missing during the next expansion of the museum, which we will be happy to tell you about.


The museums are open during the evening and many activities will be offered to visitors. Take advantage of public transport and do not hesitate to visit several institutions in the same evening. The following museums participate in the Night of the Museums: - Musée Gruérien, Bulle - Electrobroc, Broc - Maison Cailler, Broc - Musée de Charmey (ainsi que la forge de Charmey) - Espace Ballon, Château d'Oex - HR Giger Museum, Gruyères - Château de Gruyères - Tibet Museum, Gruyères - Cantorama, Jaun - Musée du papier peint, Mézières - Maison du Gruyère, Pringy - Museum der Landschaft, Saanen

  • Pays-d'Enhaut Région Économie et Tourisme
  • Place du Village 6
  • 1660 Château-d'Oex - CH



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