The Château de Prangins was built in the
18th century by Louis Guiguer, a Swiss banker
living in Paris, and has hosted illustrious
guests from Voltaire to Joseph Bonaparte.Overlooking Lake Geneva, this beautiful listed building is home to the Swiss National Museum.
A castle museum that captivates with its classic architecture, seemingly endless suites and beautiful French style park.
Permanent exhibitions are of great interest and certainly worth a visit. In particular, the new “Noblesse oblige!” - depicting castle life in the 18th century, historic use of the castle gardens - the largest of their kind in Switzerland - and a wealth of at the information center that’s open year-round.
A romantic park and the largest historic vegetable garden in Switzerland also form a part of the Château de Prangins.