More than a hundred archaeological sites hidden underground or at the bottom of lakes have been brought to light in the last few years around the Alps and these have provided us with more historical information about topics from Neanderthal man to the Middle Ages.

Switzerland's largest archaeological museum stands on the spot where remains of three prehistoric sites were discovered: 3000 fascinating finds that illustrate our ancestors' everyday lives, on an exhibition area of 2200 m2. Authentic, faithful reproductions are on show in an archaeological park.

In addition to guided tours, workshops are offered for various interest groups. The boat trip between Neuchâtel harbour and the Laténium's jetty is free of charge.

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Construction of a lake-dwelling village /
11 - 14 July 2017

Location: Laténium Museum Park
Fee: CHF 10.-
Participants: from the age of 6 up
Date: 11 - 14 July 2017 / From 2pm to 4.30pm
Reservation: 032 889 69 17

- Building a lake-dwelling construction
- Clay preparation for the walls
- Construction of walls
- Cane preparation for the construction of ceilings

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Time required
2 to 4 hours (half day)
Suitable for children with age
10 to 13 years, 14+ years
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Espace Paul Vouga
2068 Hauterive NE

Phone  +41 (0)32 889 69 17



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Espace Paul Vouga
2068 Hauterive NE
Phone  +41 (0)32 889 69 17

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