Hiking & nature

Neuchâtel Botanical Garden

A green oasis right by the city centre

Neuchâtel Botanical Garden, which offers visitors relaxation and exciting discoveries. Numerous permanent and temporary exhibitions, botanical collections and various biotopes allow you to discover the fascinating life of plants. A green treasure trove that will inspire you.

The Botanical Garden is open to visitors free of charge all year round. Its colourful, diverse collection of flora and fauna has something new to wow young and old on every visit.

The park contains five themed gardens and two greenhouses. The villa at its heart houses special exhibitions and a help desk providing valuable information about the site. 

While you’re there, don’t miss the opportunity to visit the Centre Dürrenmatt Neuchâtel, situated right next door to the Botanical Garden. The museum is finally reopening its doors after a year of renovation work. 

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Opening times Today (Wednesday) open

1 April to 31 October

Gardens
Mon–Sun    09.00–20.00 hours

Hothouses and reception/cafeteria
Mon–Sun    10.00–18.00 hours

1 November to 31 March

Gardens
Mon–Sun    09.00–17.00 hours

Hothouses and reception/cafeteria
Mon–Sun    12.00–16.00 hours

Subject to change without prior notice.

How to get there

Travel comfortably by train to Neuchâtel. Continue by bus no. 106 or 109 to the stop "Neuchâtel, Ermitage". A short walk of 5 minutes will bring you to the main entrance of the Botanical Garden.

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