Museum Viamala

Capricorn exhibition

Capricorn Ausstellung
Hotel Restaurant Capricorns Winter

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Wergenstein mit dem Center da Capricorn

The capricorn exhibition in the Center da Capricorns in Wergenstein imparts exciting and interesting information about the king of the Alps. The ibex was reintroduced 60 years ago in the region of the nature park and there are now about 300 animals.


The modern exhibition starts with the interactive relief of the Beverin Nature Park. On this relief, the realm of the Capricorn can be discovered in 3D and multimedia. Then it goes back in time. Wall drawings bear witness to cave paintings and in an imitated rock face you can discover exciting information about the extinction, reintroduction and current spread of the Capricorn.

On tablets you can find detailed information about the Capricorn, in the species quiz you can discover the differences between the Alpine ibex and its relatives, which are widespread in Eurasia and Africa. The crowning glory of the Capricorn exhibition are three ibex specimens, so that you can admire the king of the Alps in real size.



Opening hours

Daily 9.00 - 23.00. Closed during the company holidays of the Hotel Restaurant Capricorn.


Public Transport

Wergenstein can be reached by PostBus. Further information can be found in the SBB Online Timetable.


Accessibility of private transport

- from the north A13 / E43 direction San Bernardino, exit «Zillis/Andeer», no. 24

- from the south A13 / E43 direction Thusis, exit «Andeer/Zillis/Viamala», no. 25

Then follow the signs to Wergenstein/Schamserberg.

Plan your journey with the Google route planner.


Limited parking is available in front of the Center da Capricorns.


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