INTERNATIONAL WATCHMAKING MUSEUM
Rue des Musées 29, 2300 La Chaux-de-Fonds, (2 min. walk from the hotel)
Ideal for watch lovers. Guided tours available on request in French, German, English, Italian, Chinese, Japanese and Spanish.
MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS
Rue des Musées 33, 2300 La Chaux-de-Fonds, (2 min. walk from the hotel)
Art and architecture lovers can discover the "Léopold-Robert", "Le Corbusier" and "L'art nouveau et le style sapin" collections.
LA MAISON BLANCHE - LE CORBUSIER
Ch. de Pouillerel 12, 2300 La Chaux-de-Fonds, (20 min. walk from the hotel)
The Villa Jeanneret-Perret is Le Corbusier's first project as an independent architect. Built in 1912 in his home town of La Chaux-de-Fonds, it was originally intended for his parents. The villa is listed as a cultural asset of national importance.
Rue des Musées 31, 2300 La Chaux-de-Fonds, (2 min. walk from the hotel)
The Musée d'histoire is a gateway to the history of the town of La Chaux-de-Fonds. Visitors are welcomed by the warm tones of an old dwelling house in the middle of a park.
MUSÉE PAYSAN ET ARTISANAL
Rue des Crêtets 148, 2300 La Chaux-de-Fonds, (25 min walk from the hotel)
The museum organises numerous exhibitions and events on the theme of agricultural life and crafts, and the habits and customs of the region's inhabitants, the farmers and watchmakers who cleared the land, shaped it and developed the upper part of the canton of Neuchâtel.
MUSEUM OF THE CIVILISATION OF ISLAM
Av. Léopold-Robert 109, 2300 La Chaux-de-Fonds, (10 min walk from the hotel)
The MUCIVI (Musée des civilisations de l'Islam) is the brainchild of Nadia Karmous, who wanted to create a space in Switzerland dedicated to Muslim culture. It provides La Chaux-de-Fonds, in the canton of Neuchâtel, with a cultural hub for exchanges, encounters and discoveries.
MUZOO - ZOO DU BOIS DU PETIT-CHÂTEU
Replat du Dahu 1, 2300 La Chaux-de-Fonds, (12 min walk from the hotel)
The museum deals head-on with the theme of biodiversity and the threats it faces. The Zoo focuses on the interaction between man and animal. Accessible to all the family.
LA GRANDE FONTAINE
Fontaine Monumentale, Av. Léopold-Robert, 2300 La Chaux-de-Fonds, (5 min walk from the hotel)
The first decorative monument in La Chaux-de-Fonds, the Monumental Fountain / Grande-Fontaine was erected in 1888 to commemorate the arrival of water a year earlier from the springs of the Areuse in the Val-de-Travers, 20 km further away and 500 m lower than the town.
THE OLD MANEGE
Rue du Manège 19, 2300 La Chaux-de-Fonds, (5 min walk from the hotel)
There's nothing special about the outside; it's the inside that will surprise you, with its courtyard, frescoes and small fountains. With its eclectic painted decor, it was built in 1857 as a riding hall.
THE ESPACITÉ TOWER
Espacité 1, 2300 La Chaux-de-Fonds, (5 min walk from the hotel)
Thanks to its central position along the Avenue Léopold-Robert, the tower is the ideal place to appreciate the city's unique checkerboard structure. The glass-enclosed belvedere on the 14th floor offers a bird's-eye view of the town's UNESCO World Heritage watchmaking heritage.
TOURS OF THE TOWN
Guided tours of the town can be booked in advance by the Tourist Office.
Discover the symbiosis between town planning and watchmaking from the comfort of your seat. Comfortably seated and effortlessly guided, visitors explore the four corners of the city, soaking up the symbiosis between town planning and watchmaking. This unique tour also offers a glimpse of Le Corbusier's Art Nouveau treasures and villas.