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Barryland - Musee et Chiens du St-Bernard

Rue du Levant 34, Martigny 1920, Switzerland
+41 27 722 65 42
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So much better than reviews lead on

We went to Barryland as we where on our way back from Verbier. We learned a lot about the story... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Morges, Switzerland
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Don't believe the negatives!

You know what? I nearly didn't visit here because of all the negative reviews, especially recent... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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Discover the history of the Saint-Bernard dog and of the Hospice of the Great-St-Bernard Pass. See the Saint-Bernard dogs and admire them in their parc. Once an hour, enjoy petting a Saint-Bernard dog !
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  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Rue du Levant 34, Martigny 1920, Switzerland
+41 27 722 65 42
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went to Barryland as we where on our way back from Verbier. We learned a lot about the story of the Saint Bernard dog and hospice and I recommend it to anybody. As you can see by the pictures you can also get to...More

Thank SebsGenolier
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You know what? I nearly didn't visit here because of all the negative reviews, especially recent ones. I am a sceptic, I don't suffer mediocrity gladly and I don't like wasting my money, so I was expecting to be disappointed. In the end, it was...More

Thank the992
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has only French written and are not really interested in visitors from German speaking part of Switzerland or English speakers. It's weird considering that Wallis is a bilingual canton (French/German). We received an English handbook to read along (with bad translation and not...More

Thank sherlyC78
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not worth the visit unless you speak French. Got a thick plastic folder with unstructured information in English that made no sense. The only interaction with the dogs was petting one of them that was brought out. Upstairs play area was nice and we liked...More

Thank MimmiPretoria
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with our young children. (6 and 9) the dogs were lovely and seemed to be well looked after. Girls got to stroke one of the dogs which they really enjoyed. Nice museum as well with all the history about the St. Bernard dogs...More

Thank Martin0159
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The dogs were beautiful and lovely. The staff on the other hand was quite rude and irritable. We were told that a dog would be taken out once an hour for 15 minutes, but they were only really taken out for 5 minutes before the...More

Thank Duchess B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am a Swiss from abroad and I am terrified to see how tourists are treated in place like this.Staff at the counter is authoritarian and restaurant staff abrupt and impolite. Kids were happy to see the dogs but they are taking advantage of the...More

Thank serge9898
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Very nice muzeum to visit with kuds, where you learn about the history and can touch the St Bernard dogs

Thank Haim V
Reviewed 21 June 2017

My husband, three-year-old daughter, and I arranged to take a hike with the St. Bernards, and we thoroughly enjoyed the experience. One dog handler had three dogs, one for each family on the hike, and we each got to walk our own dog. My daughter...More

Thank KLJ-17
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Not only can you see these large dogs and their clumsy puppies playing, eating and sleeping but you can also cuddle a large adult, which is an impressive experience, especially for children. In addition, the first floor museum presents the history of the Grand Saint...More

Thank Jean B
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14 July 2017|
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Response from Barryland | Property representative |
Yes we do advice you to book in advance at info@fondation-barry.ch
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Reshma C
7 May 2017|
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Response from Ian G | Reviewed this property |
You can catch the train from Interlaken to Visp and change fro Martigny