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Friedrich Dürrenmatt Centenary

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The Centre Dürrenmatt Neuchâtel (CDN) is celebrating the 100th anniversary of the writer and painter with a host of new events!

Friedrich Dürrenmatt's library at the CDN
Friedrich Dürrenmatt's library at the CDN. © Bibliothèque nationale Suisse
  • Place

    • Neuchâtel
    Ort

The CDN was built by Mario Botta around Friedrich Dürrenmatt's former home in the green Hermitage Valley. On the occasion of the centenary, the museum is highlighting this unique heritage by opening the doors of the writer's and painter's splendid study every Saturday. Other living spaces are now open to the public, including his library, while his swimming pool has been transformed into a theatre stage.
In the exhibition rooms, the public is invited to discover the museum's collections with the new visitable repository or the links between Dürrenmatt and Japan, Senegal or Norway thanks to an interactive world map.

Opening hours

Opening hours
  • From 1 Jan 2021 to 30 Dec 2021

  • Wednesday - Sunday

    • 11:00 - 17:00

Prices

Prices
  • Prices per person

    Adults

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

    • CHF 5.-

Good to know

Good to know
    • Temporary exhibitions "Friedrich Dürrenmatt and the World - Radiation and Commitment" and "Maurice Mboa - The Viral Epidemic in South Africa" until 21.11.21
    • Friedrich Dürrenmatt's office open on Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 4.45 p.m.
    • Bookshop
    • Panoramic terrace
    • Cultural mediation workshops for schools (French, German, bilingual)
    • 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)

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Contact

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