From 3th of August 2020 till 16th January 2021, the museum is closed for work.

For any information or reservation request, the CDN secretariat can be reached on 058 466 70 60 from Wednesday to Friday from 11am to 4pm or by e-mail.

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"


Erneuerung der Dauerausstellung

From 17 January 2021, discover the new permanent exhibition at the Centre Dürrenmatt Neuchâtel and explore the life of a Swiss polymath through his rich visual and literary oeuvre.

Exhibition "Friedrich Dürrenmatt und die Schweiz"

Friedrich Dürrenmatt et la Suisse

Friedrich Dürrenmatt and Switzerland

From 17 January to 2 May 2021, this exhibition will reveal how Friedrich Dürrenmatt viewed, wrote about and drew Switzerland in the second half of the 20th century.


Centre Dürrenmatt Neuchâtel
Pertuis-du-Sault 74
2000 Neuchâtel
T +41 58 466 70 60
F +41 58 466 70 78
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Opening hours

Closed for work

03.08.2020 - 16.01.2021