Opening times

Museum

Mo closed

Tu – Su 10:00 - 17:00

Café du Château

Mo closed

Tu – Su 09:30 - 17:30

Special opening times

Su, 6/5/2022 10:00 - 17:00, Whitsun

Mo, 6/6/2022 10:00 - 17:00, Whit Monday

Mo, 8/1/2022 10:00 - 17:00, Swiss National Day

Su, 9/18/2022 10:00 - 17:00, Federal Day of Thanksgiving, Repentance and Prayer

Mo, 9/19/2022 closed, Monday of the Federal Day of Thanksgiving, Repentance and Prayer

Sa, 12/24/2022 10:00 - 17:00, Christmas Eve

Su, 12/25/2022 closed, Christmas

Mo, 12/26/2022 10:00 - 17:00, St. Stephen´s Day

Sa, 12/31/2022 10:00 - 17:00, New Year's Eve

Su, 1/1/2023 closed, New Year's Day

Mo, 1/2/2023 10:00 - 17:00, Saint Berchtold

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Opening times

Museum

Mo closed

Tu – Su 10:00 - 17:00

Café du Château

Mo closed

Tu – Su 09:30 - 17:30

Special opening times

Su, 6/5/2022 10:00 - 17:00, Whitsun

Mo, 6/6/2022 10:00 - 17:00, Whit Monday

Mo, 8/1/2022 10:00 - 17:00, Swiss National Day

Su, 9/18/2022 10:00 - 17:00, Federal Day of Thanksgiving, Repentance and Prayer

Mo, 9/19/2022 closed, Monday of the Federal Day of Thanksgiving, Repentance and Prayer

Sa, 12/24/2022 10:00 - 17:00, Christmas Eve

Su, 12/25/2022 closed, Christmas

Mo, 12/26/2022 10:00 - 17:00, St. Stephen´s Day

Sa, 12/31/2022 10:00 - 17:00, New Year's Eve

Su, 1/1/2023 closed, New Year's Day

Mo, 1/2/2023 10:00 - 17:00, Saint Berchtold

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Event

International Museum Day

Free admission

15.5.2022 | 10:00 – 17:00

Château de Prangins

Wheelchair accessible

This event is in the past.

The exhibition

How did a decor fit for the Tuileries Palace find its way into a farm in the Bernese Jura? The exhibition reveals a luxurious parlour decorated with wallpaper bearing motifs from Ovid’s Metamorphoses: a masterpiece from the Swiss National Museum that is being shown to the public for the very first time. Illustrator Fanny Vaucher has transformed the eventful story of the decor and its colourful owner into a giant cartoon strip: a tale of wine, wallpaper, countryside and contraband!

The exhibition also sheds light on the techniques used to manufacture and apply wallpapers in the Age of Enlightenment, and tells the story of an ambitious restoration campaign carried out by the Swiss National Museum.

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