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Musée d'Yverdon et région (MY)

The Museum of Yverdon and its Region is housed in the thirteenth-century-built Savoyard castle of the town. Its permanent exhibition traces 6000 years of exceptionally uninterrupted history of the area from the first Neolithic settlements (around 4500 BC) till today. It is also a center of information on stilt settlements listed as a UNESCO world heritage site.The museum has also got a section about navigation in Antiquity thanks to two Gallo-Roman boats, an exhibition dedicated to the famous educationalist J. H. Pestalozzi and Egyptian antiquities.

This museum greets you in the following languages: D/F/I/E
Opening 1764

Barque d'époque romaine tardive (4e siècle après J.-C.)
Barque d'époque romaine tardive (4e siècle après J.-C.)
Le château d'Yverdon
Le château d'Yverdon

Current exhibitions

ROCK ME BABY

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Rock me Baby porte un regard croisé sur la machine à écrire, ancien fleuron industriel du Nord vaudois, à travers les arts visuels, l’histoire et l’industrie, la culture populaire, et la mémoire collective. Le Centre d’art contemporain, le Musée d’Yverdon et région, la Maison d’Ailleurs, ainsi que la Bibliothèque publique et scolaire d’Yverdonles-Bains accueillent, dès le 10 octobre 2020, ce projet multidisciplinaire et collaboratif mêlant histoire régionale et création contemporaine.

The exhibition is documented in the following languages: D/F/I
Guided tours are offered in the following languages: F/I
Prolongation >> 22.05.2021
ROCK ME BABY
  • History
    History
  • Archaeology
    Archaeology

Location of the museum

Le Château
1401 Yverdon-les-Bains

Location/directions

Château

Open

Wednesday-Sunday : 11am-6hpm

Contact

Musée d'Yverdon et région (MY)
Le Château Case postale 968
1401 Yverdon-les-Bains
024 425 93 10 Telephone
024 425 93 12 Fax
info@musee-yverdon-region.ch
http://www.musee-yverdon-region.ch
  • Member of the Swiss Museums Association.
    Member of the Swiss Museums Association.
  • Museum pass: holders of the Swiss museum pass have free admission.
    Museum pass: holders of the Swiss museum pass have free admission.
  • Parking
    Parking
  • Cafeteria
    Cafeteria
  • Shop
    Shop
  • Extremely children and family-friendly
    Extremely children and family-friendly
  • Very good accessibility with public transport
    Very good accessibility with public transport