Audio tour

Audio tourAudiotour: Edward Whymper (1850 – 1911)

Edward Whymper was born on 27th April 1840 in London. Like his father, he learned woodcarving as
a trade. He became famous through the tragic first ascent of the Matterhorn on 14th July 1865. He wrote books and guides and undertook expeditions. Edward Whymper died on 16th September 1911 in Chamonix.

The audio guide offers a unique opportunity to get to know olden-day Zermatt from the viewpoint of two different people: Edward Whymper and Hannes Taugwalder.

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  • Vincent Gigon

    4 out of 5 rating 02-02-2019

    très bien

  • Patrick Atkinson

    5 out of 5 rating 01-07-2017

    An excellent museum that really tells the story of Zermatt and those who climbed it's peaks

  • joelle

    5 out of 5 rating 12-17-2016

    Excellent .Avec l accent on s y croirait. Musée à visiter à tout prix Merci0