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Espace Paul Vouga, Hauterive 2068, Switzerland
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How do Archologists find Things Underwater

For some years I’ve been threatening to visit the Latenium Museum in Neuchatel and finally I MADE... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Janet G
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Sydney, Australia
Amazing modern archeological museum

Established some 15 years or so ago, the Latenium benefits from an excellent layout and very well... read more

Reviewed June 1, 2018
Jules060617
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Geneva, Switzerland
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Espace Paul Vouga, Hauterive 2068, Switzerland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For some years I’ve been threatening to visit the Latenium Museum in Neuchatel and finally I MADE IT. It was all I expected and more. For anyone interested in anthropology it’s a mine of information all extremely well presented. Entry is free if you have...More

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Reviewed June 1, 2018

Established some 15 years or so ago, the Latenium benefits from an excellent layout and very well presented and explained (but only in french and german!) exhibits. Almost all the material was discovered locally and ranges from an amazing neolithic menhir through a wide range...More

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Reviewed May 7, 2018

A good looking building, friendly staff both on ticket sales and in the café, well designed, with efforts made to provide some interactive activities for children. Designed as a walk back through history, from medieval era to lake dwellers. If you read everything then you...More

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Reviewed November 2, 2017

There's this thing called Pile Dwellings, it's a UNESCO WHS and a remainder of types of dwellings from couple of thousand years ago. It can be found in Alpine countries, usually on shores of lakes. The Latenium is a good visitors' centre for those, providing...More

Thank Tina Q
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Reviewed September 28, 2017

This museum is well laid-out and is full of authentic artifacts and scale models related to Lake Neuchatel over the ages. What it lacks is any attempt to explain its subject matter. Artifacts are shown, with no explanation of why they have that shape, design,...More

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Reviewed August 17, 2017

Visited the Latenium with an audio guided tour of this brilliant museum, which is Switzerland's largest archaeology museum However, the museum is so interesting and well laid out that even for those not interested in archaeology it is worth a visit, very enjoyable Exhibition covers...More

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Reviewed April 18, 2017

We discovered Latenium museum because of the vicinity to our Hotel and parents that told us the story. We started the visit at 10AM (opening hour) and were almost alone. Took the "ipod" Guide to follow the exhibit and it took one hour to visit...More

Thank Gabriel_H61
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Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Modern, beautiful, functional museum with the great and important local history BUT unfortunately only in French and German. Sad as they receive people from everywhere there... Lateniun should work on it for the foreigners visitors.

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Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

This museum is a hidden gem and well worth a visit. The exhibition is presented in a very structured and accessible way, for kids and adults alike. Kudos!

Thank Member_France
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Reviewed September 21, 2015

This archaeological museum is treasure. It is located on the site of a prehistoric settlement on the shores of Lake Neuchatel. Most of the exhibition is housed indoors, but I found it well worth exploring the exhibits outdoors too. That is where I learned about...More

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