Visit 4


Number of participants: 2 x 20 max.

Schedule: 13:15 (Departure from conference venue) – 17:15

Adress: Espace Paul Vouga, 2068 Hauterive

Access: by bus (N°101) from Neuchâtel (participants will be guided by HE-Arc CR students).

The Laténium is the largest archaeological museum in Switzerland. It is located near numerous archaeological sites listed as Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps in the UNESCO World Heritage. Nearby is the Celtic site of “La Tène” that gave its name to the 2nd Iron Age.


A thematic visit of the permanent collections and conservation department will be organised. Archaeologists and conservator-restorers will animate the discussion around a selection of objects of the “La Tène” collection. Free time allowing the visit of the archaeological park and the museum or the temporary exhibition « Émotions patrimoniales » is also planned.

Presenters / organisers

For the Laténium
  • Marc-Antoine Kaeser, director
  • Christian Cevey, head conservation-restoration laboratory
  • Gianna Reginelli-Servais, archaeologist, Office for Heritage and Archaeology of the Neuchâtel Canton (OPAN)
For HE-Arc CR
  • Thierry Jacot, conservator-restorer and lecturer
  • Edith Joseph, conservation scientist and lecturer
  • Assisted by master students: Alice Gerber & Nicolas Moret

13:15 Departure from conference venue

13:45: Reception of groups and presentation of activities and group formation

16:00 – 16:15: Break

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