Our focal themes are very much at the heart of the Tropenhaus. Prepare to be inspired!

Fish farming & caviar

Switzerland's first alpine sturgeon and caviar farm

Tropenhaus Frutigen is a pioneer of sustainable fish farming in land-based aquaculture systems in Switzerland. It houses efficient commercial production facilities for breeding…

Tropical Garden

With over 170 different plants growing in our tropical garden, a veritable riot of colour and diversity awaits you.

The warm climate found in our glasshouses and the fact that fruits can naturally reach their full ripeness allows them to unfold their intensely fruity flavour. Bananas, papayas…


The Tropenhaus experience brings together the themes of renewable energy, fish farming and caviar production with a tropical garden. As the centrepiece of our interaction with visitors, the exhibition