Opening times

Museum

Tu – Su closed

Mo closed

Café du Château

Tu – Su closed

Mo closed

Special opening times

Fr 4/10/2020 closed Good Friday

Su 4/12/2020 closed Easter

Mo 4/13/2020 closed Easter Monday

Fr 5/1/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Labour Day

Th 5/21/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Ascension Day

Su 5/31/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Whitsun

Mo 6/1/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Whit Monday

Sa 8/1/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Swiss National Day

Su 9/20/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Federal Day of Thanksgiving, Repentance and Prayer (Sunday)

Mo 9/21/2020 closed Federal Day of Thanksgiving, Repentance and Prayer (Holiday Monday)

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Opening times

Museum

Tu – Su closed

Mo closed

Café du Château

Tu – Su closed

Mo closed

Special opening times

Fr 4/10/2020 closed Good Friday

Su 4/12/2020 closed Easter

Mo 4/13/2020 closed Easter Monday

Fr 5/1/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Labour Day

Th 5/21/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Ascension Day

Su 5/31/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Whitsun

Mo 6/1/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Whit Monday

Sa 8/1/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Swiss National Day

Su 9/20/2020 10:00 – 17:00 Federal Day of Thanksgiving, Repentance and Prayer (Sunday)

Mo 9/21/2020 closed Federal Day of Thanksgiving, Repentance and Prayer (Holiday Monday)

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  • Kitchen garden visitor centre

Museum closed

Due to the rapid spread of the coronavirus, the Swiss National Museum has decided to close the Château de Prangins. This decision will be maintained until 30 April 2020. All events (guided tours, workshops etc.) are also cancelled during this period.

The health of our visitors and our staff being an absolute priority, we thank you for your understanding and hope to welcome you again soon.

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