Castle visit

Important information


The Castle of Grandson is undergoing major heritage renovation in order to host a brand new history museum and exhibitions.


Currently, the interiors of the monument are being renovated until 2026. The car museum is permanently closed and the weapons and armour collections are stored safely in a warehouse during the construction period. The site remains open for the duration of the project and you can visit the gardens, the panoramic walkway and the guard tower.


In order to offer you an optimal visiting experience and to ensure your safety on the site during this transition period,the interiors of the monument are only accessible with a guide.


We wish you a pleasant visit.

Opening hours of the castle


Castle of Grandson is open every day and can be visited under certain conditions during the period of heritage renovation.




10:00 am -6:00 pm

(1st April to 31st October)


10:00 am -5:00 pm

(1st November to 31st March)



At present, the individual tour takes you through the gardens and the panoramic walkway. The interior of the monument is only accessible with a guide. A programme of activities related to the construction site is available >>here




    CHF 10.00

    6-18 years old

    CHF 5.00

    2 adults and up to 3 children

    CHF 20.00

    CHF 8.00
  • FREE

    Children up to 6 years old, accompanying persons (AI and school), residents of Grandson, Swiss Museums Passport, AMS and ICOM members, AACG, Raiffeisen card and **


Guided tour*


    CHF 15.00

    6 - 18 years old

    CHF 10.00

    2 adults and up to 3 children

    CHF 40.00

    CHF 12.00
  • FREE

    Children up to 6 years old, accompanying persons (AI and school), residents of Grandson, Swiss Museums Passport, AMS and ICOM members, AACG, Raiffeisen card.


*Price applicable only to public guided tours. For any activity on reservation, please contact us.

** and any person presenting a permit S, permit N, permit B with refugee status, permit F with refugee status or attestation of delay of departure.


Individual visit


A tour that changes according to the work being carried out and that gives a center place to the fortress, its architecture and its anecdotes. From the castle square to the wall walk, come and rediscover the history of the monument in a different way.

des enfants en visite guidée
Guided visit


Follow our guide and dive into 1000 years of history at the Castle of Grandson. A fascinating visit, from the Middle Ages to the modern era, through the architecture of the monument and the lives of its many owners.

groupe de personnes qui regardent par les fenêtres de la tour du château
School visits and educational tours


Throughout the year, various activities and visits are designed specifically for schools.

Lampe de poche dans le château de Grandson
Themed tour


Whether it’s a torchlight tour, a storytelling tour, a celebration of love or simply a special occasion, our themed tour offer will delight everyone.


Activités d'enfants au chateau de Grandson
Fun and educational workshops


Writing a parchment with a feather, making a purse, tinkering with a crown… the Castle of Grandson offers educational workshops for children, adults and families throughout the year, by reservation.

Danse médiévale dans la cours intérieure


From the Garden Party to the Medieval Festival and Pâkomuzé, discover all the events that take place at Castle of Grandson.

Deux verres de vins dans la salle d'armes du Château
Aperitifs at the Châtelet


Whether you are visiting the castle or simply passing through, end your visit with a convivial aperitif with family, friends or colleagues. The Château de Grandson and the Châtelet offer you the possibility with a brand new offer.

• Les intérieurs du Château de Grandson sont en rénovation jusqu’en 2026.