Reopening of the Centre Dürrenmatt Neuchâtel 

In accordance with the guidelines of the federal and cantonal authorities, the museum will open its doors again on Wednesday 13 May in compliance with the recommended measures concerning hygiene and distancing behavior - and with an adapted program.

Foto: Schweizerische Nationalbibliothek, Simon Schmid/Fabian Scherler

Welcome to the Centre Dürrenmatt Neuchâtel (CDN). Devoted to the literary and pictorial work of Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921-1990), the CDN was designed by Mario Botta and integrates the former residence of the artist and painter into its architecture.

Permanent exhibition "Friedrich Dürrenmatt - writer and artist"

FD in his living room at his Neuchâtel residence, 1963. Photo: Monique Jacot

Permanent exhibition "Friedrich Dürrenmatt - writer and artist"

The permanent exhibition is devoted to Friedrich Dürrenmatt’s rich and highly diversified art, and to how it relates to his literary output.

Exhibition "Friedrich Dürrenmatt –Das grosse Festmahl˝


Friedrich Dürrenmatt – Das grosse Festmahl

Vom 2. November 2019 bis zum 2. August 2020

Eine Ausstellung über Essen und Trinken bei Friedrich Dürrenmatt, dem Schriftsteller, Maler und Feinschmecker.


Centre Dürrenmatt Neuchâtel
Pertuis-du-Sault 74
2000 Neuchâtel
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Opening hours

Wednesday to Sunday : 11:00 - 17:00
Mondays, Tuesdays : closed