Jurassica Museum

Groups

Guided tours and workshops

Below are details of the guided tour options for groups that we offer at JURASSICA.

Please submit enquiries using the booking form at least 10 days before your requested visit date.

Guided tour of the museum: temporary exhibition: PIG!

A more in-depth look at the theme of the latest exhibition. On this guided tour of our temporary exhibition, you will learn more about the topic through anecdotes and fun activities.

Duration Approx. 1 hr

Cost CHF 100.00 per group.

Education pack

  Guided tour of the museum: temporary exhibition: PIG!

Guided tour of the museum: permanent exhibitions

See the Museum’s iconic exhibits on a tour that takes you back through time. From the Jurassic coastline to the plains of the last ice age, learn more about the geological eras that have left their mark on the natural history of the Jura.

Duration Approx. 1 hr

Cost CHF 100.00 per group.

  Guided tour of the museum: permanent exhibitions

Guided tour of the Botanical garden

Season by season, your guide will introduce you to the plants of the Jura region, the rose and iris beds, the tropical atmosphere of the greenhouses and the unmistakable scent of citrus in bloom. A fascinating exploration of the world of plants.

Duration Approx. 1 hr 30

Cost CHF 150.00 per group.

  Guided tour of the Botanical garden

Guided tour of the Museum and Botanical garden

Duration Approx. 2 hrs

Cost CHF 200.00 per group.

Banné archaeological dig

On Banné Hill above Porrentruy, find out what it’s like to work as a palaeontologist on an archaeological dig. You’ll be provided with the necessary equipment to get digging for real 152-million-year-old fossils and, with your guide’s help, have a go at identifying them. At the end of the session you can take your finds home with you.

Dates April to October (outside public opening times)

Duration Approx. 1 hr 30

Cost CHF 150.00 per group.

  Banné archaeological dig

Educational trail

Follow this educational trail through the woods and learn about the fossil history of the Jura region from the information boards along the way. The trail leads you to an area of limestone containing actual dinosaur footprints that have remained in place since they were left there 152 million years ago. With your guide, measure the footprints and piece together the moment when a dinosaur walked across this very spot.

Dates April to October

Duration 2 hrs

Cost CHF 200.00 per group.

  Educational trail

Dinotec

The many dinosaur footprints visible on the site raises many fascinating questions about the dinosaurs. How big were they? Did they live on their own or in groups? How can we best study them, and what can we learn from these signs of their presence here 152 million years ago?

Dates April to October

Duration Approx. 45 minutes

Cost CHF 100.00 per group.

Dinotec

Damphreux marshes

The marshes and lakes at Damphreux, just 7 km from Porrentruy, are an important area of semi-natural wetlands where a large number of plants and animals can be observed. Working with the Damphreux Marshes Foundation, JURASSICA organises guided birdwatching and/or botanical tours.

Duration Approx. 2 hr 30

Cost CHF 250.00 per group.

  Damphreux marshes

Tours can be tailored to the number of people in the group (several groups are possible) and the times desired. For additional information, contact us at info@jurassica.ch or on +41 (0)32 420 92 00.

Please send us your booking request at least 10 days before your required date.

Group tour with drink and nibbles

Before your office Christmas meal or other social gathering, take a guided tour of JURASSICA with your friends, colleagues and co-workers. Round off your visit with a drink and nibbles (e.g. appetizers, wine and soft drinks). Prices on request.

Please address enquiries to the secretary’s office at JURASSICA at info@jurassica.ch or on +41 (0)32 420 92 00 (at least 10 days before your booking date).

 

Unguided visits

Want to organise a visit for a group without a guide? Contact us to book a slot at a time of your choosing (between 8.00am and 5.00pm).

Published admission fees apply.

 

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