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Discover the tastiest award-winning Tête de Moine cheeses at the Fête de la Tête de Moine! The Girolle d'Or winning cheeses are now available at the Maison de la Tête de Moine. Try the Tête de Moine Classic from Fromagerie de la Suze, the Tête de Moine Reserve also from Fromagerie de la Suze, or the Tête de Moine Bio from Fromagerie Amstutz. Don't miss this opportunity to taste the region's finest cheeses.

La Maison de la Tête de Moine is a historic annex to Bellelay Abbey and is located at the crossroads of the many routes that have traversed the Jura and the Bernese Jura for centuries.

Take a moment to relax on the terrace and taste a delicious Tête de Moine AOP cheese, discover the ancient craftsmanship dating back over 800 years and lend a hand in the traditional wood-fired manufacturing methods.

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How to find us

Children

A small corner for play and drawing has been set aside for children inside the museum and also outside near the terrace.

Persons with reduced mobility

The museum extends over two stories and is fully accessible throughout thanks to an automated stairlift. Appropriately accessible toilets are also available.

Animals

For reasons of hygiene, all domestic animals are not allowed anywhere in the Maison de la Tête de Moine or in the museum. They are however welcome on the terrace.

Maison de la Tête de Moine
Le Domaine 1
2713 Bellelay, Switzerland

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Phone +41 32 484 03 16

Opening Hours

Friday
21.06.24
10:00 - 18:00
Saturday
22.06.24
10:00 - 18:00
Sunday
23.06.24
10:00 - 18:00
Monday
24.06.24
Closed
Tuesday
25.06.24
Closed
Wednesday
26.06.24
10:00 - 18:00
Thursday
27.06.24
10:00 - 18:00
Currently closed

Events & Agenda

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Gourmet Gateway

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Haute-Grange - Reception hall

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Charging points for electric cars

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Exhibition of sculptures

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Electric all-terrain bike to hire

La Maison de la Tête de Moine has an attractive hire offer to give you…

Cheese manufacture

You can find out how Tête de Moine is made in the traditional manner. 14:00:…
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