Chateau de Nyon, Nyon

Uncover the layers of history at Chateau de Nyon, a museum housed within a 13th-century castle. The elegant white castle overlooking the Canton of Vaud was first mentioned in 1272 but likely dates back to the Lords of Prangins. Having undergone multiple restorations and renovations, it remains a Swiss heritage site of national significance. In 1888 a historical museum was opened within it, now on the second and third floor. The collection contains wallpaper, furniture, and the history of Nyon starting from 1000 BCE and continuing through the 20th century. In 1947, over 700 porcelain pieces reclaimed from the 19th-century Nyon porcelain factory were added, making up the first floor. Before you head to Nyon, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Nyon trip itinerary maker app , to make sure you see all that Nyon has to offer, including Chateau de Nyon.
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  • There is so much in the chateau that it is hard to see everything even in a 2 hour period, but it is worth at least trying. Even though some of the displays may not interest kids, the building itself,...  more »
  • Since we were in Nyon to visit the Roman museum and columns, we stopped here as well. Once you purchase the Roman Museum ticket you can get into the Château and Leman museums free. There is a beautifu...  more »
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  • Nice small chateau over looking the Geneva lake. In good days you can even see the famous fountain of Geneva from here!
  • Great lake view but nothing to see from the castle... You have to pay to get some info...
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