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Open from 10.00 to 17.00

Opening times, admission fees and access

Museum opening times

From Monday 20 December, the “2G” rule applies at the Laténium. The presentation of a Covid certificate and an identity document is compulsory from the age of 16.

Wearing a mask is compulsory in the indoor areas from the age of 12.

Open from Tuesday to Sunday 10.00-17.00.
Closed on Mondays.

The Laténium is closed on 25th December and 1st January.
The Laténium is open on Easter Monday and Whit Monday.

Dogs are not allowed in the Laténium, except for dogs for the visually impaired. Dogs are allowed in the Café du Laténium.

Archaeological park

Free entry

Audio guide

If you would like to be guided through the permanent exhibition, you might like to consider renting an audio guide: you will learn more about 50,000 years in less than an hour!

Price : CHF 5.-

UNESCO World Heritage Ticket

Discover amazing treasures with the UNESCO World Heritage ticket!
Book your ticket online

Extend your visit

Extend your visit to the museum by discovering sites and landscapes that echo the collections of the Laténium.

Admission fees

Adults CHF 9.-
Students, seniors, unemployed CHF 5.-
Children (from 7 to 16 years) CHF 4.-
Families (2 adults + children) CHF 20.-

Group rates, from 10 people upwards

Adults CHF 6.-
Students, seniors, unemployed  CHF 4.-
Children (from 7 to 16 years) CHF 2.-

Free admission

Every first Sunday of the month. And on that day at 11:00, we offer a free tour that sheds light on a particular object in the museum or the park.

Swiss museum pass, Raiffeisen, ICOM, AMS, Cultural GANeuchâtel Tourist card, Neuchâtel museum card,

Archéone member “Laténium” coin (on sale at the museum cash desk).

“Etoile Filante” card

Care-givers or people accompanying people with disabilities.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Getting to the museum

Laténium
Parc et musée d’archéologie
Espace Paul Vouga
2068 Hauterive

The Laténium is located in Hauterive, on the shores of Lake Neuchâtel (3 km from Neuchâtel town centre).

By public transport 

By train

Railway station CFF Neuchâtel then funicular (Fun’ambule) to the university and bus line 101in the direction Marin, “Laténium” bus stop

Regional railway station BLS St-Blaise-Lac followed by a 20 min-walk to the Laténium using the path along the lake shore.

By bus

Line 101, “Laténium” bus stop

Ondes vertes

By ship

From spring to autumn the trip from Neuchâtel to Hauterive is free of charge. For the return trip passengers have to show their entry ticket to the museum.

Timetable of the Neuchâtel Morat shipping company

Soft mobility

Path along the lake from Neuchâtel or St-Blaise

A “Neuchâtelroule” station is available at the port at Hauterive (at the eastern entrance of the archaeological park).

www.neuchatelroule.ch

By car

Parking at the port at Hauterive (fee charged).

From 1st April to 31st October CHF 1.- / 8.00-18.00.
From 1st November to 31st March CHF 0.50 / 8.00-18.00.

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Upcoming events

Atelier à vivre en famille - Les débuts de l'écriture en Mésopotamie

Passez un moment privilégié avec votre enfant dans le cadre d’un atelier créatif.
Apprenez à déchiffrer un texte sumérien et composez votre tablette en cunéiforme archaïque.
Sur inscription : 032 889 69 17
Dès 10 ans
Tarif : CHF 10.-/participant

La présence d’un adulte est obligatoire.

Time : From 14h00 to 15h45

En famille - Contes et légendes des animaux fabuleux du Moyen Âge

Passez un moment privilégié avec votre enfant au coeur du Laténium.
A partir d’illustrations sur les carreaux d’un poêle du 14e siècle, faites connaissance avec des animaux fabuleux du Moyen Âge. Installez-vous confortablement près du poêle, on vous racontera des histoires de panthère ou de griffon!

Sur inscription : 032 889 69 17
Dès 4 ans
Tarif : CHF 5.-/participant

La présence d’un adulte est obligatoire.

 

Time : From 14h00 to 15h00

Atelier à vivre en famille - Mes armoiries

Passez un moment privilégié avec votre enfant dans le cadre d’un atelier créatif. Selon vos goûts ou vos passions, inventez vos propres armoiries! Découvrez ensuite les symboles médiévaux en parcourant les collections du Laténium.

Sur inscription : 032 889 69 17
Dès 9 ans
Tarif : CHF 10.-/participant

La présence d’un adulte est obligatoire.

Time : From 14h00 to 15h30