Practical information

Practical points

Opening times

Discovery World


Tuesday – Sunday: 10am to 6.00pm
Last admission for Discovery World at 5pm

Open on mondays

  • 05.10.2020
  • 12.10.2020
  • 21.12.2020
  • 28.12.2020
  • 04.01.2021


  • 25, 26, 31 december 2020
  • 1 january 2021
  • 11 – 15 january 2021


The Bistrot and the Shop


Tuesday – Sunday: 9.30am to 6.00pm

Open on mondays

  • 05.10.2020
  • 12.10.2020
  • 21.12.2020
  • 28.12.2020
  • 04.01.2021


  • 25, 26, 31 december 2020
  • 1 january 2021
  • 11 – 15 january 2021

Timetable Atelier

View our agenda to check Atelier's availability.

Summary of prices

The Discovery World

Adult: SFR 15.00

Student/pensioners/disabled persons: SFR 11.00
upon presentation of proof

Child (6-16 years): SFR 8.00
free for children under 6

Family: SFR 36.00
2 adults + 1 child
2 adults + 2 children
1 adult + 3 children

Group prices (with reservation)

Adults, more than 10 in group:
SFR 11.00 per person

Child, more than 10 in group:
SFR 7.00 per person + 1 adult free of charge

School group of 10 or more:
SFR 5.00 per person + 1 adult free of charge

The Workshop

Click here to see the prices

Conference Space

Half-day: SFR 39.00 per person
Min. charge SFR 390.00

Day: SFR 69.00 per person
Min. charge SFR 690.00

Premium catering from SFR 12.50 per person

Practical information

How to find us

By car

20 minutes away from Biel/Bienne and La Chaux-de-Fonds
40 minutes away from Soleure and Neuchâtel
60 minutes away from Bern and Fribourg
90 minutes away from Lausanne and Lucerne

Google Map

Free parking

Parking for 100 vehicles
2 recharging points for electric vehicles
2 reserved parking spaces for visitors with reduced mobility/disabilities

By coach

Free parking

4 parking spaces for tour buses and coaches
1 drop-off points

By train

20 minutes from Biel/Bienne and La Chaux-de-Fonds.
When you arrive at the SBB/CFF station in Courtelary, follow the signs (2 minutes on foot).

Attention: Total train interruption between La Chaux-de-Fonds and Sonceboz-Sombeval from July 8th to August 18th, 2019. A replacement bus is planned during this period of restoration work.

Attention: In Biel/Bienne travel in the rear coaches for a direct journey to Courtelary.(The train separates in two at Sonceboz-Sombeval)

Please click here for Swiss Railways timetable

Reduced mobility/disability

Accessibility for people with reduced mobility

Guided visit for disabled persons upon request


Due to the new measures taken by the Federal Council on Friday 13 March to combat the Covid-19 pandemic, we inform you that we are closing the Visitor Centre until further notice.

Customers who have booked a Brunch or Workshop will be contacted by telephone.

We are closely following the evolution of the situation and will keep you informed of its impact on the Visitor Centre.

Very important: take good care of yourself!

We look forward to welcoming you as soon as possible.

Do you have any questions? We will be happy to answer them:

Telephone+41 32 945 13 13

Your Team Camille Bloch!