Musée de l'Hôtel-Dieu
History and tradition
The museum is located in one of the most beautiful late baroque hospitals in Switzerland. It showcases the treasure of the church St. Pierre and the church windows of St. Germain as well as a pharmacy from the 19th century mainly made of maplewood made by Jean-Baptiste Carraz (1847), containing 241 pots made of china and glass and coming from Paris and a laboratory once used by nurses. In addition, a cabinet with prints of the diocese of Basel and a room devoted to ancient books published in Porrentruy from 1592 to 1792 can be visited. The exhibition is complemented by a valuable collection of pocket watches, which were produced in Porrentruy between 1880 and 1950.
SAINT-URSANNE THROUGH IMAGE
The Hôtel-Dieu Museum opens the doors of its iconographic treasures and invites you to travel through the centuries. Saint-Ursanne is revealed by a rich imagery, both by the choice of subjects and by the different techniques (photographs, painting, drawing or engraving). By bringing together the...
Marcel Duchamp and the Jura
Switzerland has been present in the life and work of Marcel Duchamp, since his short stay in Basel in 1912 to see the works of Arnold Bocklin, then his visit to Vevey in 1946 and finally Lausanne in 1968. As for Marcel Duchamp's daughter, her painted work has been the subject of two exhibitions, in...