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Wednesday 08 February 2023



Would you like to discover an idyllic and typical Switzerland? Experience them at the Kaeserberg on a scale of 1:87. You are transported back to an autumn day in the 90s, it is 11:00 a.m., the weather is fine and you are somewhere in Switzerland. The journey can begin!

  • 2'045 metres of track and around 100 trains running on one day of the visit (out of a total of 160 available trains)
  • Discover which railway equipment was used in Switzerland in the 90s
  • Our specialists will be happy to answer your questions
  • A didactic model
  • A simulator for driving a real locomotive (on reservation)

The visit to the Kaeserberg begins with a film that tells the story of the realisation of a dream and presents the stages of the museum's 17th anniversary. After the film, the visitors are invited to explore the main station of the model railway, and then to view the landscape of the model railway one floor up.

The visitor will be amazed by the level and degree of perfection offered and the time spent on the model train will not leave him time to discover this extraordinary fresco. The total amazement he will feel is accompanied only by the curiosity to discover the countless facets of this "animated painting", whose thousand details have all been treated with special care.

Stats in numbers:

  • 17 years of construction
  • 610 overall area (m2)
  • 1:87 scale used
  • 100 trains in action at the same time
  • 910 catenary masts
  • 1'650 train wagons
  • 300 locomotives
  • 6'500 figurines
  • 1'160 road vehicles
  • 5'400 trees
  • 1 steamboat
  • 1 aircraft
  • 1 cable car

Pleasant climate in the Museum all year round!

  • a huge network of model railways
  • more than 6,500 figures animating scenes
  • every half hour there will be night at the factory 
  • the opportunity to picnic on the promenade in the shade of a real locomotive or in the magnificent glass hall

For further activities in Freiburg our reception staff is at your disposal with all possible information.



  • cafeteria (vending machines with snacks and beverages)
  • wardrobe/restroom
  • safe deposit boxes
  • air-conditioned rooms
  • free WIFI
  • free indoor and outdoor parking
  • accessible for wheelchairs and buggy’s
  • picnic area



We are open from 9:30 am to 5 pm on our opening days.
Visits take place every 30 minutes from 10 am to 3:30 pm
A visit is not limited in time. Visitors stay on average approx. 1h30 in the plant. If you are in the mueseum you can stay as long as you wish, the Kaeserberg closes at 5 pm.


Children under 7 years: admission free
Teenagers from 7 to 15 years: CHF 10.00
Adults from 16 years: CHF 18.00

Groups from 20 paying persons: CHF 15.00 / adult

For mandatory schools and holiday passes: CHF 10.00 / student
Accompanying persons: regular admission or admission free, depending on number of students

Groups up to 20 persons: CHF 600.00 (flat rate)
For each additional person: CHF 10.00

Visitors to compulsory or technical schools and holiday passes:
Up to 20 students: CHF 200.00 (flat rate)
For each additional student: CHF 10.00
Accompanying persons: regular admission or free admission, depending on number of students


DRIVING SIMULATOR: Reservation required

— Initiations of 3 hours for 1 or 2 persons
Session of 3 hours - Offer "Hans"
3-hour driver's cab ride with instruction by a former SBB locomotive driver
CHF 485.00 for one or two persons
Visit for 2 accompanying persons included

— Initiations of 40 minutes for 1 person
Session of 40 minutes - Offer "Röstigraben"
CHF 50.00 per person (visit of the network not included)


Chemins de Fer du Kaeserberg
Impasse des Ecureuils 9
1763 Granges-Paccot
026 467 70 40
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Location 1763 Granges-Paccot