The Great St. Bernard Pass and its dogs

The Saint Bernard dog is a special symbol of Switzerland. Everyone knows that the large and good-natured Barry saved the lives of lost mountaineers. The four-legged hero has always been bred at the Alpine Pass of Great Saint Bernhard. more

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Barryland - the Saint Bernard Museum

This modern and engaging museum displays the entire history of the legendary Saint Bernard dog. Display cases, brilliantly realistic scenes, films,... more

Barryland - the Saint Bernard Museum

The Great St. Bernard Pass and its dogs

The Saint Bernard dog is a special symbol of Switzerland. Everyone knows that the large and good-natured Barry saved the lives of lost mountaineers. The four-legged hero has always been bred at the Alpine Pass of Great Saint Bernhard.

The Alpine pass and the legendary Great St. Bernard Hospice symbolise the hospitality shown by the monks to travellers over the centuries. Barry, the large and good-natured St. Bernard dog, is famous for saving the lives of lost mountaineers – this four-legged hero has always been bred here.

Barryland - the Saint Bernard Museum

This modern and engaging museum displays the entire history of the legendary Saint Bernard dog. Display cases, brilliantly realistic scenes, films, pictures from the 19th century and Brienz sculptures will thrill visitors.

The living museum, located in the former armory next to the Roman amphitheater and the community center, brings visitors together as they share in the world of the legendary Saint Bernard dogs from the Great St. Bernard.