Multi-media experience world «Zooom the Matterhorn»

From 14 September 2021, the Covid certificate obligation will apply at the "Zooom the Matterhorn" experience world for persons aged 16 and over.

Since the first of June 2021 the new and unique multi-media experience world around the Matterhorn is opened on the Gornergrat. The former valley station for the Hohtälli lift, next to the Kulmhotel, has been completely rebuilt over the last year and turned into an absolute highlight. The multi-media experience world, which shows the Matterhorn and its surrounding alpine world in all dimensions, will fascinate both young and old and is even a great place to visit on the Gornergrat when the weather is not so good. Guests who visit the exhibition during its inaugural year, 2021, get the admission to Zooom included in their railway ticket.

In the adventure world, visitors get closer to the Matterhorn in three zoom stages.

The three Zooom levels

Zooom Stage 1: Paraglider flights
Zooom Stage 2 : Immersive 3D cinema
Zooom Stage 3 : With periscopes right up close to the ‘Horu’ (the locals’ name for the Matterhorn)

The multimedia presentation is rounded off with significant and tangible information on historically important events, high alpine nature with its unique flora, fauna and its glaciers and on the history of the Gornergrat Bahn. The exhibition is a fascinating addition for any visit to the Gornergrat and offers brand-new perspectives on the impressive mountain world and shows it in close-up.

Accessibility

The new experience world ‘Zooom the Matterhorn’ is on top of the Gornergrat. The rusty-brown periscopes are already visible from the railway station. Using the lift, the Zooom is only a 5-minute walk from the Gornergrat station. To complete the exhibition tour you should allow around 30 to 40 minutes.

‘Zooom the Matterhorn’ opening times

Zooom the Matterhorn is open daily:

  • From the 6th of September 2021 - the 17th of October 2021 from 10.30 am to 3.30pm

  • From the 18th of October 2021 from 11.00 am to 3.00 pm

Prices

All tickets in 2021 which have the Gornergrat as their start or end station include admission to the Zooom exhibition. The annual passes are also part of it.

If the Zooom ticket is not included (e.g. in ski passes, season, Peak Passes, Peak2Peak, Round-trips and point-to-point travel tickets the admission fee is CHF 12.00 for adults (half-price season tickets, general season tickets and Swiss Travel Pass are not valid).

Admission is free for children up to the age of 5.99 in summer and 8.99 in winter. Children up to the age of 15.99 pay CHF 6.00. Admission is also free with the Junior or Children's Travel Pass and Wolli Card (as with normal train tickets). 

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