In its long existence it has survived the Burgundian Wars, Reformation and Revolution. To this day it is the seat of the cantonal government, where the Bernese Cantonal Council convenes five times a year.
Sessions of the cantonal governing bodies are never open to the public.
Monday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to noon / 1:15 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
From the main train station take bus no. 12 to the "Rathaus" stop