The Bern Bear Pit is an attraction that is known far beyond the borders of Switzerland. Since 2009 the bears of Bern also have a modern 6,000 square meters park at their disposal that they can reach via a tunnel.
Bern's most frequented swimming pool is the "Marzili". As in all other municipal pools of Bern, no entrance fee is charged for swimming. In the separate open-air spaces "Paradiesli" and "Männerbad", women and men may sunbathe in the nude.
The "Bernisches Historisches Museum" (The Berne Historical Museum) is one of Switzerland's most important cultural and historical museums and hosts a general historical collection containing approximately 500,000 objects as well as the Einstein Museum.