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Musee d'Yverdon

Place Pestalozzi, Yverdon-les-Bains 1400, Switzerland
+41 24 425 93 10
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Well-organized, informative museum about Yverdon - fascinating artifacts

The museum is housed in the Chateau d'Yverdon, thus it is an interesting location in itself. The... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Lausanne, Switzerland
Great histroical overview on the region and Yverdon

Yverdon is a beautiful town to explore with some nice corners, restaurants and stores. The museum... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
Michael G
Lutry, Switzerland
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Place Pestalozzi, Yverdon-les-Bains 1400, Switzerland
+41 24 425 93 10
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The museum is housed in the Chateau d'Yverdon, thus it is an interesting location in itself. The museum has exhibits with artifacts from the stone and bronze ages up until today. Many archaeological finds, as well as ancient canoes, paintings, sculptures, mosaics, furniture, old bikes,...More

Thank shiva1291
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Yverdon is a beautiful town to explore with some nice corners, restaurants and stores. The museum of Yverdon is hosted in its castle in the centre of town and give you an impressive overview of the development of the area from the Neolithic period until...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Very nice museum that presents interesting artifacts and explaining clearly the history of Yverdon area since neolithic period. Disapointed the Musée de la mode (Fashion Museum) is closed, and they don't even remove the banderole in front the museum! we came on purpose to Yverdon...More

Thank cobelolem
Reviewed 22 November 2016

I didn't take an audio guide but walked on the pre-ordained path throughout. I saw interesting Roman and Burgundian items, also found out more about the prehistoric "menhir" standing stones on the outskirts of town. Amazing, go there too! You can get a feeling for...More

1  Thank Xeni25
Reviewed 21 November 2016

I have done the tour in this castle a few times and it's always very impressive. There is so much to see and do as the historical exhibits range from prehistory until modern times. Audio-guided tours are available in English, French and German (and others...More

Thank jamhew234
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Excellent collection, ranging from prehistoric and roman artifacts to modern history of the evolution of a major trade and commercial center. The chateau itself is an interesting building for lovers of architecture, and kids will enjoy seeing where the dungeon was! Amazing collection of 3...More

Thank Thomas O
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

Nice 2 hours. Difinetly take the Audio guide. Would recommend it, and it is something different to do. That sums it for me.

Thank Abs40Something
Reviewed 10 October 2015

If you are interested in History this is a must visit place. They have organized and presented the whole Yverdon history in a remarkable way.

Thank Deniza_Ianev
Reviewed 26 April 2015

We got there too late to tour the castle proper, but we did see the ancient boats in the dungeon. Not only are dungeons always awesome, but the ancient boats were well preserved and there were raised platforms for excellent viewing. If the rest of...More

Thank EDLichtenstein
Reviewed 26 January 2015

Located in the chateau that dates from pre-Roman times, the museum takes one from the early Neolithic. We had only a half day and so had to curtail our visit before getting to the present century, but the number and variety of the artifacts, and...More

Thank Martin M
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