Alain Bordier Foundation
Book of the Museum
In the heart of the medieval city of Gruyères, the Tibet Museum invites you to discover one of the largest collections of Buddhist art in the world.
Gruyères - Switzerland
THE COMPLETE MUSEUM GUIDE AS AN APP
Whether you are an expert or a lover of Buddhist art: use this simple tool on your smartphone or tablet to browse the entire collection on site or from home.
A MUSEUM AT THE CUTTING EDGE OF TECHNOLOGY
Since september the 1st 2019, the TIBET MUSEUM offers two new and exclusive digital tools to accompany your visit to the fascinating universe of the FONDATION ALAIN BORDIER.
If you wish to prepare your visit,
click on the tab "Before the Visit".
There you will discover important informations
concerning the styles and regions of origin of the exhibits,
written by the specialist
Ulrich von Schroeder.
Alain Bordier and
Ulrich von Schroeder
A UNIQUE INTERACTIVE EXPERIENCE
The interactive APP allows you to playfully discover the basic tenets of Tibetan Buddhism on a journey through animated stories.
You can download the APP to your smartphone and tablet.
Easter to October :
Mon-Sun and holidays 11am to 6pm
November to Easter :
Tue-Fri 1pm to 5pm / Sat-Sun 11am to 6pm / Monday closed
Adults - CHF 10.00
Seniors, students (with card) - CHF 8.00
Children (6 to 16 years old) - CHF 5.00
Combined ticket (Museum and Castle) - CHF 17.00
Swiss Museum Pass - free
Raiffeisen Suisse - free
In the museum shop you will find a selection of books on Tibetan art, Buddhist philosophy and practice as well as objects personally selected in Asia by Madame and Monsieur Bordier.
Preferential rates for groups from 12 people.
Credit cards are accepted. For payments in Euros, change will be given in CHF.
Contact & Access
Om maṇi padme hūm
ॐ मणिपद्मे हूँ
Contact & Access
Fondation Alain Bordier
Rue du Château 4
Tel.: +41 (0)26 921 30 10
Our museum is on the right, between the HR Giger Museum and the gate to the Château de Gruyères.