The questions about the Schouchäsi excursion are as individual as the cheese preferences. If your question is not answered here, we are of course happy to help you personally.
Yes, the store, restaurant and various attractions are open 365 days a year.
Paid parking and four car parking spaces can be found directly on the premises.
There is a large bicycle parking area with power sockets for e-bikes. Rented e-bikes can also be charged in the main building at the Herzroute charging station. Parking spaces for e-cars are not (yet) available but are being planned.
The Emmental Show Dairy is connected to public transport by bus.
The bus stop "Affoltern i.E., Dorf" is 50 m away from the show dairy.
- Accessible from Bern/Zurich via Burgdorf, Hasle - Rüegsau
- Accessible from Lucerne via Huttwil
Yes, the interior and exterior areas of the Emmental Show Dairy are wheelchair accessible. The toilets on the upper floor are accessible by lift.
Yes, a large cheese-look playground with many exciting elements is available.
We have a large open area where dogs are welcome. In the main building we ask you to keep them on a leash and only in the restaurant (please do not take them into the store). Dogs are not allowed in the residential barrels.
Up to 8 loaves of Emmentaler AOP can be produced daily in two batches. Find out more about our daily production times here.
If production takes place in the morning and afternoon, observing the following processes is particularly recommended:
The production is visible from the shop, at any time and free of charge.
The King's Trail is a self-guided, audiovisual tour all about Emmental cheese. The duration is about 30 minutes and you will be guided through several rooms inside the show dairy. The weather-independent experience offers the best infotainment for the whole family in German, English and French. Further information can be found here: King's Path
Insight into the cheese cellars, where the large Emmentaler loaves are stored, you get during the Königsweg tour.
The largest cheese counter in the region awaits you in the store with around 100 different varieties of Emmentaler AOP and other Swiss cheeses. A tasting of different Emmentaler AOP ripeness is included in the king's walk. If you would like to try a particular cheese from the counter, please ask our staff in the store.
Yes, directly in the main building with winter garden and besides a sunny outdoor terrace with self-service. The opening hours are from 9:00 to 17:00. We offer continuous hot cuisine until 16:30.
We are happy to cater to your individual wishes and diets. Please just contact us.
The visit to the Emmental show dairy is very individual. If you take the royal road tour, look at the premises and store in the store, you will need about one to two hours. But you should also plan a break in the restaurant, because sooner or later you will get a craving for a fine Emmental dish ;-)