Säntis – the weather mountain
Home to a host of weather records, the Säntis is a mountain with spectacular weather all year round. Just as fascinating is the interactive experience on the Säntis summit, which playfully turns any weather into a hands-on experience: discover global climate and weather extremes at “Säntis – the weather mountain” – and create your own tornado!
Säntis – the world of ice
Did you know that there is still a glacier on the Säntis, and that the ice of the glacier is blue? At “Säntis – the world of ice”, you can enjoy fascinating encounters with all things ice and snow. Wander through the ice ages and learn all about the “jewels of the sky” – from snow crystals to glacier ice – and uncover the secrets of local and global ice phenomena. You can even touch, play and experiment with ice here!
Säntis – the geology
Already about 130 years ago, the famous geologist Albert Heim declared the Säntis to be the “geologically most interesting mountain range worldwide”. Here, you can enjoy a fascinating experience discovering Säntis rocks and fossils.
Säntis – the history
The gallery “Säntis – the history” shows milestones and memorable moments in the history of the Säntis cable car – from the groundbreaking idea and the first construction works to the catastrophic avalanche accident in 2019 and the modern-day tourism, hotel and cable car operations. Join us on this fascinating journey through time spanning 90 years.
Opening hours and admission
The experiences are open during the Säntis cable car operating hours Admission to the experiences is included in the price of the cable car ticket.