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Café du Château

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  • openinghours.days.long.tuesday Open till openinghours.days.long.sunday openinghours.openfromto.long

Special opening times

  • Labour Day 01.05.2024 openinghours.openfromto.long

  • Ascension 09.05.2024 openinghours.openfromto.long

  • Pentecost 19.05.2024 openinghours.openfromto.long

  • Whit Monday 20.05.2024 openinghours.openfromto.long

  • Swiss National Day 01.08.2024 openinghours.openfromto.long

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Schools

Notice to teachers! Did you know that admission to the Castle of Prangins - Swiss National Museum is free for all students accompanied by their teacher? That one guided activity is also offered per day and per student and that, if a second activity is desired, it is offered for the whole class at the price of CHF 80.00?

So do not hesitate to take advantage of the wide range of activities for teachers and pupils from the age of 4. These activities can be carried out by our experienced cultural mediators or by you, the teachers, independently, using educational materials linked to the curriculum of French-speaking Switzerland (plan d’études romand, PER).

Newsletter

Our newsletter for schools (in French) informs you regularly about offers in education and mediation:

Registration Newsletter

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+41 22 994 88 90 info.prangins@museenational.ch

Guided tours and workshops (on demand)

Discover various facets of Swiss history from the 18th century to the present day by visiting us! Admission to the Château de Prangins - Swiss National Museum is free for all students in training, accompanied by their teacher. A guided activity is also offered per day and per student and, if a second activity is desired, this is offered for the whole class at the price of CHF 80.-. Please book your visit with the reception service, Monday to Friday from 9:00  to 12:00.

Private guided tour

The Life of Servants in the 18th Century

The students are welcomed by the governess dressed in her historic costume. The participants put themselves in the shoes of the servants of the time. By answering fun questionnaires as a team, they find out if their skills satisfy the governess who is ready to hire new servants.
Target audience: 3P-8P (6-12 ans), for the whole class
Duration: 60 min
Languages: F/ D/ E

Private guided tour

Treasure Hunt

Children with detective souls can go on a treasure hunt in the museum! By answering questions related to the 18th century, they obtain the parts of a map to piece together to find a well-hidden treasure! An excellent way to discover the Château de Prangins for the first time and castle life in the Age of Enlightenment!
Target audience: 1P-8P (4-12 years old), for the whole class
Duration: 60 mins
Languages: F/ D/ E

Private guided tour

The 5 Senses awakened!

This activity takes place in the Kitchen Garden  of the Château de Prangins, a unique conservatory of old varieties and the largest historic vegetable garden in Switzerland!
 It tickles the senses and allows you to discover surprising plants, fruits and vegetables, sometimes even strange.
Mouth watering!
Target audience: 1P-8P (4-12 years old), for the whole class
Duration: 60 mins
Languages: F/ D/ E

Self-led visits | Exclusive to schools

Various educational materials (teaching plans and kits) related to the curriculum can be downloaded free of charge. These allow you to look at many topics before, during and after your visit to the museum and to help your students learn, in an independent and fun way, about the various aspects of the Château de Prangins. Interesting complement to the school program, our offer is linked to many disciplines (history, visual arts, natural sciences, etc.). Visits-workshops, discoveries or games raise students' awareness of various themes in an interactive and entertaining way. For a self-led visit, all you need to do is inform us of your group on arrival (see Information section).

Educational material

Various teaching aids linked to the study plans can be downloaded free of charge. They can be used before, during and after a visit to the museum to explore a wide range of subjects and to help visitors discover different aspects of the Château de Prangins in a fun and independent way. All you need to do is announce your visit (see above).

In line with the Plan d’études romand (PER)

Link to curriculum:  History, English, French, other languages

Ages: 4 to 7 ; 8 to 12

Guide assisted by the teacher

Linked to the curriculum of French-speaking Switzerland (plan d’études romand, PER)
Subjects in focus: French, History
Ages: 10-12 years; 13-15 years
Resources compiled in close association with the primary and secondary schools of Roche-Combe Nyon-Prangins.

Linked to the curriculum of French-speaking Switzerland (plan d’études romand, PER)
Subjects in focus: History, Geography
Ages: 10-14 years
These resources help students prepare for a château visit. Suggested activities examine topics such as geographical location, construction conditions, diversity of functions, etc. The Château de Prangins illustrates the evolution of château architecture.