Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps

1 Day at the Prehistoric Pile Dwellings: Family Experience

Immerse yourself for a day in the prehistoric times ! Spend a day with your family at the borders of Lake Neuchâtel in the world of pile dwellings, UNESCO World Heritage.

Recommended programme for families from the Museum Laténium Team

10:00 -11:00 By boat to the Laténium

Take a free boat trip with your family to visit the Laténium: According to the schedule.


11:00 - 12:00 An open-air museum

The Laténium's archaeological park offers visitors the opportunity to discover the architecture of palaeolithic houses through several reconstructions. The Laténium park has a playground for children and invites visitors to complete their discovery by visiting the museum. 


12:00 - 13:00 short break with a panoramic view

The Laténium Café is open at the same time as the museum. It offers a pleasant place with a panoramic view of the lake to drink a coffee or hot/cold chocolate or to share a snack, dessert or lunch.


13:00 - 15:00 Discover the sunken villages

Book a guide to discover this World Heritage property. This tour of the museum and park gives visitors access to the unseen treasures of the pile dwellers. It explains why and how archaeologists have to protect this UNESCO World Heritage property and tells the story of the daily life of the first farmers in the Three Lakes region.


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