Contribute to the preservation of Gruyères Castle and to the development of a rich cultural program by becoming a member of the Friends Association.

Friends of Gruyères Castle

Founded in 1997, the Friends of Gruyères Castle association helps support the Castle and its cultural activities. Open to all, the association is involved in promoting the institution in its mission of conservation and enhancement of its heritage, in Switzerland and around the world.


The association meets annually for its general assembly and organizes, on this occasion, a cultural visit (conference, tour, excursion). With your membership, you become an active supporter of all the castle’s endeavors and contribute to the prestige of the institution.

Annual membership fee :
Individual membership CHF 20.
Couple CHF 35

Friends benefit from the following advantages:

  • free entrance to the castle all year round
  • personal invitation to the openings of temporary exhibitions
  • personal invitation to free guided tours
  • regular information about the castle

Become a member


Members residing in Switzerland receive invitations to events and exhibitions by post or email. Members residing outside Switzerland receive them by email only.

Gruyères Castle

Rue du Château 8

1663 Gruyères

Open every day

9am - 6pm (April - October)

10am - 17pm (November - March)