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Spinning Mill Museum.

Visitors will get an insight into the factory work and the handicraft of yarn spinning with over one-hundred-year-old machines.


The factory, built in 1826/27 and operated by the textile industrialist and railroad pioneer, Adolf Guyer-Zeller (1839 - 1899), nowadays houses the Neuthal spinning mill museum. The cotton spinning mill features machines as used around 1850 until 1950 in Switzerland.

Guided tours and groups

Guided tours for up to 20 persons, larger groups upon prior agreement throughout the year. The tour explains the spinning process from cotton bale to yarn. You will be able to experience the historic spinning machines in action.

Swiss Museum Pass is accepted.

Group size: max. 25 persons per group

Opening hours

May to October
Every first and third Sunday (according to the steam train operation) from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and additionally on the following Tuesday from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

November to April
On certain Tuesdays from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Dates will be published by the museum in September. Guided tours for groups are possible by appointment all year through. Reservation under +41 52 386 35 06.