Cultural Heritage

Prison Tower

Tour des prisons Neuchâtel
Tour des prisons Neuchâtel. © Tourisme neuchâtelois

    The vista you can admire from one of Neuchâtel's oldest structures is unique!

    You can gain access to the Prison Tower during the guided tour of the Castle. With a base dating from the 10th century, the tower is regarded as one of the city's oldest buildings. From the top of the tower, you'll enjoy stunning views of the city, Lake Neuchâtel and the Alps.

    Opening hours
    Opening hours
    • From 1 Jun 2022 to 30 Sep 2022
    • Tuesday - Sunday
      • 17:00 - 18:00
    • From 1 Apr 2023 to 30 May 2023
    • Saturday - Sunday
      • 17:00 - 18:00
    Prices
    Prices
    • Single price
      Entrance (from 16 years old)
      • CHF 5.-
    Good to know
    Good to know

    - The prison tower can only be visited during the guided tour of the castle at 5pm

    On site
    On site
    • Accessibility
      • Custom hours on request
      • Wheelchair accessible
    • Services
      • Free Wi-Fi
      • Picnic area available
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