A small house in the old Auge quarter of Fribourg houses puppets, theatre and dance masks and ancient and contemporary Chinese and Indian shadow-theatres. This is the Swiss Puppet Museum.
Founded in 1985 by Jean Bindschedler, a painter, sculptor and creator of puppets, the Swiss Puppet Museum now has a collection of over 3'000 pieces. These puppets, masks, shadows and paper theatres make up a collection that is unique in Switzerland. A video-viewing area, a space for playing with puppets, a library and archives are also at the disposal of visitors. On the same premises, there are regular performances by the Théâtre des Marionnettes de Fribourg.
2 to 4 hours (half day)
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6 to 9 years, 10 to 13 years, 14+ years