Neuchâtel Observatory, one of the most important in the world

200 Years in 24 Hours

Neuchâtel Observatory – Hirsch Pavilion

Neuchâtel Astronomic and Chronometric Observatory dates back to 1858, exactly ten years after Louis Moinet published his famous Traité d’Horlogerie (watchmaking treatise).

It is one of the most important in the world, along with Geneva, Besançon and Kew. Today, its Hirsch Pavilion (1912) reveals its treasures…