Practical information

The Discovery World

Last entry 1 hour before closing time.

May – June 2022

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday – Friday: 10am – 5pm
  • Saturday & Sunday: 10am – 6pm
  • Sun. May 1: 10am – 5pm
  • Thursday, May 26: 10am – 6pm
  • Thursday, May 27: 10am – 6pm
  • Monday, June 6: 10am – 6pm
  • Thursday, June 16: 10am – 6pm
  • Thursday, June 23: 10am – 6pm

July – August 2022

  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday – Sunday : 10am – 6pm
  • Friday, July 1: 10am – 5pm
  • Monday August 1: 10am – 6pm
  • Monday August 8: 10am – 6pm
  • Monday August 15: 10am – 6pm
  • August 23-26: 10am – 5pm
Opening hours
The Discovery World and Escape Game

The Escape Game

  • Opening days identical to the Discovery World
  • See the available slots online
Opening hours
The Workshop

The Workshop

  • Opening days identical to the Discovery World
  • See the available slots online
Opening hours
The Shop

The Shop

  • Monday: closed
  • Tuesday – Sunday: 9:30am to 6pm

Exceptional opening hours

Open:

  • Sunday May 1: 9.30am – 5pm
  • Monday June 6: 9.30am – 6pm
  • Monday August 1: 9.30am – 6pm
  • Monday August 8: 9.30am – 6pm
  • Monday August 15: 9.30am – 6pm

Closing at 5pm:

  • Sunday, May 1
Opening hours
The Bistrot

The Bistro

May – August 2022

  • Monday : closed
  • Tuesday – Sunday: 9.30am – 6pm
  • Sunday May 1: 9.30am – 5pm
  • Monday June 6: 9.30am – 6pm
  • Monday August 1: 9.30am – 6pm
  • Monday August 8: 9.30am – 6pm
  • Monday August 15: 9.30am – 6pm

Prices

The Discovery World

Adults from 17 years 
CHF 15.-

Students/pensioners/disabled persons
CHF 13.-, upon presentation of proof

Children from 6 to 16 years
CHF 9.-

Children DI
CHF 7.-

Children up to 5 years
Free

Families
CHF 40.-
2 adults + 2 children
1 adult + 3 children

Escape Game
CHF 99.- (max. 4 people)

The Workshop

Click here to see the prices

Conference Space

Half-day: CHF 39.- per person
Min. charge SFR 390.-

Day: CHF 69.- per person
Min. charge SFR 690.-

Premium catering from CHF 12.50 per person

Group prices (with reservation)

Adults, more than 10 in group:
CHF 11.- per person

Child, more than 10 in group:
CHF 7.- per person + 1 adult free of charge

School group of 10 or more:
CHF 5.- per person + 1 adult free of charge

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