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Virtual tour

A little preview of your visit

Plan of the Smilestones complex
Bistro

Bistro

Our cosy bistro is waiting for you with a small snack.

Touchmodul

Touch module

Here, you can touch the houses, figures and trees, unlike in the exhibition.

Toilet facilities

There are nappy-changing tables in the toilets.

Cloakroom and lockers

Rucksacks are not allowed in the complex. Lockers are available free of charge.

Eingang

Entrance

Kasse

Ticket office

Shop

Shop

A piece of Smilestones for your home.

Pram parking area

Berner Oberland in Miniatur

Bernese Oberland

Stairs to the viewing balcony

Cinema

You can watch short films about Smilestones here

Wheelchair toilet

You can obtain access to the lift at the ticket office.

Technikerraum

Technician’s room

Control centre for the Miniature World.

Ostschweiz in Miniatur

Eastern Switzerland

Appenzellerland in Miniatur

Appenzell region

Couple takes selfie Couple takes selfie

Marvel and discover

Miniature World

In our modern Miniature World, you will discover some of the most well-known Swiss travel destinations, such as the Alpstein region, the Bernese Oberland, the Rhine Falls and many more. The modelled landscape resembles a three-dimensional hidden object and offers a variety of little scenes and fun details

Hot dog with ketchup and mustard Hot dog with ketchup and mustard

Recharge your batteries

Bistro

You’ll find a selection of snacks and drinks in our bistro.

A bed in a cornfield A bed in a cornfield

Humour for adults

All age groups get their money’s worth here!

Lindt factory Lindt factory

Find information and press buttons

Interactive

In our complex, you’ll find various QR codes which you can use to find out information. You can also interact with the complex using various action buttons. If you find the right button, you’ll win a sweet surprise.

Wheelchair pictogram Wheelchair pictogram

Barrier-free access

Our complex is barrier-free.

We are also pleased to welcome all people with disabilities and are happy to receive registrations from 10 persons upwards. For five people with disabilities, one accompanying person is free.

Trains underground at the Smilestones complex Trains underground at the Smilestones complex

Take a look behind the scenes

Guided tour

Book a guided tour with us in advance.

Tilted jam jar with several coins Tilted jam jar with several coins

Reduced entrance fee

For students, pensioners and recipients of a disability pension

Film projector Film projector

Watch films

Cinema

Among other things in our cinema, we show you how our Miniature World came about.

School classes

We have put together a special hidden objects game for school classes. You can get a preview:

Aperitif appetisers Aperitif appetisers

Come by and raise your glass

Aperitif

We can organise an aperitif for your group in our bistro on request.

Pram pictogram Pram pictogram

Park prams

The pram parking area is next to the shop

Cantonal assembly Cantonal assembly

Register visit

Groups

For groups of 30 or more persons, registration to event@smilestones.ch is required.

Baby bodysuit with little socks and accessories Baby bodysuit with little socks and accessories

Nappy-changing room

Toilets

There are nappy-changing tables in the toilets

Two hands holding a toilet paper roll Two hands holding a toilet paper roll

Wheelchair toilet

You can obtain access to the wheelchair toilet at the ticket office.

Traffic sign “Caution – Iguanas crossing” Traffic sign “Caution – Iguanas crossing”

Rules of etiquette

Please comply with the points in the fact sheet and help to look after the complex, so that all the other visitors can enjoy it. Thank you!

Couple with picnic basket Couple with picnic basket

Picnic

Bistro

Unfortunately, we don’t allow picnics, but if the sun is shining, you’re bound to find a nice spot at the Rhine Falls.

Shop Shop

Take Smilestones home with you

Shop

We offer an exciting selection of souvenirs and sweet treats in our shop.

Pictogram with tree, group and house Pictogram with tree, group and house

Smilestones you can touch

Touch module

Here, you can touch the houses, figures and trees, unlike in the exhibition.

Young dog with blue tennis ball Young dog with blue tennis ball

Dogs

Animals are not allowed in the Miniature World.

Individual guided tours

We now offer individual guided tours on the last Wednesday in the month at 2 p.m.
Would you also like to take a look behind the scenes at Smilestones and do you have the option of visiting us in a group? Then you’re welcome to register.

Pictogram 250 square metres of complex area
Pictogram 700 cars
Pictogram 12,000 trees
Pictogram 23,000 miniature figures
Pictogram 1.3 km of track
Pictogram 550 buildings
Pictogram 15,000 metres of cable
Pictogram air-conditioned with penguin
Pictogram 8,000 lights
Pictogram 120 locomotives
Pictogram scale 1:87

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