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The old arsenal

What can be going on behind the walls of the old Arsenal of Tavannes?

Come and find out by visiting our company, whose business is wholly peaceful although it fits perfectly in a context of military activity or war. Mines, explosions, armoured vehicles, casualties – unusual themes in striking contrast with the quiet Bernese Jura, a region of watchmaking and farming, home to the Digger Foundation.

Active since 1998 in the sector of humanitarian demining machinery manufacture, DIGGER DTR has accumulated a wealth of experience and has many a tale to share with you.


But what will the visitor discover?

They can move around in a country newly liberated from war, and then enter a demining base camp.

On the way, accompanied by a guide, they are introduced to:

Visitors can also carry out a number of missions, if they agree:

Other activities are on offer too:

Mine detection dogs

We dedicate a new space to mine detection dogs.