5 Museums to explore in Neuchâtel
The canton of Neuchâtel is located in the western part and Jura mountainous region of Switzerland. Neuchâtel is Rich in culture and history, Neuchâtel has no less than two cities registered on the UNESCO list of the World Heritage Sites.
The Centre Dürrenmatt Neuchâtel showcases the work of the Swiss writer and painter Friedrich Dürrenmatt. Known throughout the world for his plays and novels, he was also a passionate painter and draughtsman throughout his life. The CDN also stages temporary exhibitions and events, especially concerts and discussions.
The Laténium is an archeology museum located in Hauterive, a suburb of Neuchâtel, Switzerland. Its name refers to the famous nearby site of La Tène which gave its name to the Second European Iron age. The Laténium is composed of a 2,500 m2 park and a museum building which also harbors the archaeological section of the Heritage Offices of the State of Neuchâtel, as well as the chair of the prehistory of the University of Neuchâtel. The museum and its park are built on what used to be three archae
The musée d'art et d'histoire is a museum in Neuchâtel, Switzerland. Among its exhibits are the Jaquet-Droz automata. The collections of paintings include works of Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir. The museum's stairwell features three monumental murals panted by Léo-Paul Robert between 1886 and 1894.
The Musée d'ethnographie de Neuchâtel is a museum of ethnography in Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel Canton, Switzerland established in 1904. Its origin is in the "natural history" collections of Charles-Daniel de Meuron. It has been accommodated since 1904 in the former Villa de Pury. It presents permanent exhibitions on Ancient Egypt, on the Himalayas, the cabinet of the natural history of the 18th-century general Charles-Daniel de Meuron and the cabinet of curiosities of the 20th century. From 2015 to
The Roman Museum of Vallon is an archaeological museum in the Roman city of Aventicum, it is located 5 km north of Payerne and 6 km west of Aventicum, capital of Roman Helvetia. The building was designed in an "L" shape to respect the original shape of the Roman settlement. It is located on the very spot where the Gallo-Roman villa of Vallon was located.