The arsenal area respectively. the outdoor tank collection is not accessible to third parties until further notice due to the corona pandemic. For more information, call +41 58 468 34 60. Due to the requirements of the canton of Bern, guided tours / visits to the collection rooms of the HAM Foundation are currently not possible.


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… in our collection of historical material of the Swiss Army. At the two sites in Burgdorf and Thun we are allowed to collect, store and present the material of the Swiss Armed Forces collected for our posterity, for interested citizens and for friends of historical material from all over the world. In Sumiswald we lead the material triage center (MTZ).


The Historical Material of the Swiss Armed Forces (HAM) is the professional organization for the professional support of the historical army material assigned to it by the Swiss Confederation. The foundation operates on the basis of a performance agreement (LV) with the Department of Defense, Civil Protection and Sport (DDPS).

Foundation Historic Material of the Swiss Army PO Box 199 CH-3602 Thun