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Centre Durrenmatt Neuchatel CDN

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A chance to see original material from and on Duerrenmatt

Once you have visited here you will see some of the reality of the opening stage direction to "The... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2016
Jonathan D
Reading, United Kingdom
Mario Botta meets Friedrich Dürrenmatt

The Centre does focus on Dürrenmatt's graphical artwork. This is where he lived. Mario Botta's... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
Koeniz, Switzerland
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15 Apr 2018
“Mario Botta meets Friedrich Dürrenmatt”
30 Jul 2016
“Must see en Neuchatel”
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

The Centre does focus on Dürrenmatt's graphical artwork. This is where he lived. Mario Botta's architecture basically is next and below the old family home. I did not know about Dürrenmatt's artwirk and I loved almost all of the paintings. Was definitely worth the trip....More

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Reviewed 30 July 2016

You have to climbe the mountain from the center of the city. So you will find the house of Duerrenmatt, who was living there. They added a modern construction of the famous Swiss architect Mario Botta , where you can find contemporary expositions. Don't miss...More

Thank Ralf K
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Once you have visited here you will see some of the reality of the opening stage direction to "The Physicists". The villa has, however, been replaced by the centre building. The exhiition I visited highlighted the parallels between Duerrenmatt and Ionescu's art, in particular their...More

Thank Jonathan D
Reviewed 13 June 2016

I love the plays Durrenmatt wrote, but I did not know that he was also a gifted painter. The Centre Durrenmatt, is pretty difficult to find, but it is worth searching for it. The location (his former home) is splendid, the view overlooking the lake...More

Thank peterp_knobel
Reviewed 20 February 2016

In the house of Durenmatt is possible to see unique exhibition of his pictures and also basic informations about his work at all

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Reviewed 4 November 2014

If you like the literature and the critical thought, this museum is intended to you! Dürrenmatt was a famous and very critical observer which could transpose its observations in its picturesque texts.

Thank Almux
Reviewed 30 July 2013

Another attraction not to miss when visiting Neuchâtel is the Durrenmatt Centre up hill in a nice side valley. It was the writer's refuge for many years and was extended by Mario Botta into a remarkable memorial. Durrenmatt had lived and worked in Neuchâtel for...More

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