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Man does not live on bread alone.

Today, hunting is no longer necessary to put meat on the table or to make tools from sinews and bones. The culture-historical meaning of hunting has evolved over the millenia, along with hunting methods and techniques.
Since 1968, Landshut Castle is the home of the Swiss Museum of Wildlife and Hunting, the only hunting museum in Switzerland. As such, its first priority is not simply to awaken some kind of "Thrill of the Hunt", but rather to inform about people that hunt, about hunted wildlife as well as the the art of hunting.

Guided Evening Tour

Von der Wildbahn auf den Tisch – Jagdwild richtig verwertet

Bei der Verarbeitung eines Wildtiers durch die Jägerschaft gelten Regeln der Lebensmittelgesetzgebung. Auf einfache und praxisnahe Art werden die Etappen vom erlegten Wild bis zum handelsfertigen Wildbret präsentiert.

With Philippe Volery, specialist teacher, hunter and author of subject books.

31th may - 19.00 h - Castle

The speech is followed by an apéritif with homemade wild game terrine.

This event is held in German. The referee understands and speaks English.

Webcam Jackdaw

A webcam has been installed in one of the nest boxes in the castle tower. Watch the hustle and bustle in the jackdaw's nest live!

This way to the peephole.

Exhibitions administered by the Natural History Museum in Bern