PHOTOS THAT TELL GLOBAL STORIES
The award-winning photographs in the World Press Photo exhibition 2018 were chosen from among more than 73,000 taken by 4,548 photojournalists and documentary photographers from 125 countries! Their powerful images tell of war, thousands of displaced people on the move, and personal tragedies. Divided into eight categories, from news and sport to environment, they sum up the key events of last year.
Parallel exhibition: Swiss Press Photo 18 (09.11.18–24.02.19)
9.11.2018 – 3.3.2019
A YEAR IN PICTURES
Château de Prangins presents the 27th edition of the Swiss Press Photo exhibition, showcasing Switzerland’s best press photography of 2017. Themes covered by the photojournalists include the growing number of homeless people, the persecution of religious minorities and saving the planet. They feature alongside some more unexpected topics – from battling illness to the search for identity – in the selection of images on show from 9 November 2018 to 3 March 2019.
Public guided tours: 18.11. + 09.12.18 + 13.01.19 | 3 p.m.– 4 p.m. | included in the admission price | Special press photo day: 03.02.19 | 10 a.m.–6 p.m. | Admission free
Parallel exhibition: World Press Photo Exhibition 2018 | 09.11.–09.12.18
|Tue – Sun||
10 am – 5 pm
High days and holidays
Adults CHF 10
Senior citizens, disabled, unemployed, students, military CHF 8
Children up to age 16 are free of charge
Admission to the visitors’ centre, kitchen garden and outdoor walk around the castle is free of charge.
Audio guides for the kitchen garden (French/German/English) and the exhibition “Noblesse oblige! Life at a Château in the Eighteenth Century” (French/German/English/Italian) are available free of charge at the museum reception desk.
Groups (min. 10 people) CHF 8
Guided tour by prior arrangement (max. 25 people) CHF 120
Admission is free for members of the following organisations and holders of the following cards:
Swiss or Zurich Museum Pass, Raiffeisen Member Cards, ZürichCARD, ICOM (International Council of Museums), Swiss Museums Association (AMS), Society for the Swiss National Museum (GLM), Association of Friends of the Château de Prangins
Swiss National Museum
Château de Prangins
Avenue Général Guiguer 3
T. +41 22 994 88 90
F. +41 22 994 88 98
NEW! In addition to TPN bus services, a special shuttle bus will run between Nyon railway station, the CGN ferry landing stage (lakeside parking) and Château de Prangins between 11 a.m. and 4.30 p.m. on weekends and public holidays from 30 March to 28 October 2018. Buses depart Nyon railway station (Jura side exit, next to the Publibike station) every 30 minutes on the hour and half hour. Return fare: CHF 5 | CHF 3 (ages 6-16, AHV).
A1 motorway: From Geneva, take the Nyon exit, from Lausanne the Gland exit, then follow the signposts. There are plenty of free parking spaces along Route Suisse. From here, it is a pleasant five-minute walk through the Abériaux meadow to the castle.
Duration about 25 min. from the train station in Nyon. Follow the tracks in the direction of Lausanne and the pedestrian signs.
Self-service bicycles are available at the station and the landing stage in Nyon, as well as in Gland.
Take a CGN boat to the landing stage at Nyon. Then, it is a 20-minute walk along Rue de Rive and Route de Lausanne.