Centre Dürrenmatt Neuchâtel

The Centre Dürrenmatt Neuchâtel. Architecture: Mario Botta
The Centre Dürrenmatt Neuchâtel. Architecture: Mario Botta. © Bibliothèque nationale suisse
  • Place

    • Neuchâtel
  • Recommended Duration

    • 1 h 30

Discover the pictorial and literary art of Dürrenmatt in a beautiful setting.

A villa above Neuchâtel recalls the years that Friedrich Dürrenmatt spent in this city. It has been integrated into a museumdesigned by the internationally renowned architect Mario Botta where the writer and painter's paintings and drawings are on show. A lovely setting that helps us to understand the artist through reflection and dialogue.

Opening hours

Opening hours
  • Wednesday - Sunday

    • 11:00 - 17:00


  • Prices per person


    • CHF 8.-
  • Seniors, Students, Children (up to 16 years old)

    • CHF 5.-
  • Prices for groups (min. 10 persons)


    • CHF 5.-
  • Guided tour

    Up to 25 persons per guide

    • CHF 100.-

Good to know

Good to know
    • Access by bus from the train station or from the centre : n°106 or 109, bus stop "Vallon de l'Ermitage". Proceed by foot along the Chemin du Pertuis-du-Sault (about 10 minutes)
    • Guided tour on request (French, German, English)
    • Bookshop, cafeteria, panoramic terrace
    • "Strolls in Neuchâtel - In the footsteps of Friedrich Dürrenmatt", booklet on sale at the Neuchâtel tourist office and at the Centre Dürrenmatt for CHF 5.00 (in French or German)

On site

On site
  • Accessibility

    • Free parking
    • Accessible by public transport
    • Custom hours on request
    • Suitable for families
    • Wheelchair accessible
  • Activities

    • Guided tours
    • Exhibition / explanations
  • Services

    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Credit/debit card accepted
    • Suitable for groups
    • Picnic area available
    • Shop
    • WC
    • Cloakroom



Links & PDFs

Links & PDFs


Centre Dürrenmatt Neuchâtel
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