Laténium

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The Laténium building; the bassin of the foreground represents the level of the lake 15 000 years ago, with the pilotis of the neolithic.

The Laténium is an archeology museum located in Hauterive, a suburb of Neuchâtel, Switzerland. Its name refers to the La Tène culture.

The Laténium is composed of a 2 500 m² parc, and a museum building which also harbours the archaeological section of the University of Neuchâtel. The parc features dolmens and erratic stones, reconstitutions of prehistoric and antique devices (a La Tène house, a Gallo-Roman ship and a Celtic bridge, notably), and modern works of art. The museum displays the Bevaix boat, a 20-metre Gallo-Roman ship found in Bevaix. Items from periods comprised between the paleolithic to the Roman empire are on display, including the remains of a Magdalenian hunting camp.

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Coordinates: 47°0′26″N 6°58′15″E / 47.00722°N 6.97083°E / 47.00722; 6.97083