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Collection de l'Art Brut

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Address: 11 av des Bergieres, Lausanne 1004, Switzerland
Phone Number: 41 21 315 25 70
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The art at L'Art Brut is strange and awesome. It is one of the best museums in Lausanne and I always make a point of visiting it when I am in town.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The art at L'Art Brut is strange and awesome. It is one of the best museums in Lausanne and I always make a point of visiting it when I am in town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

It's an incredible museum. We are used to intellectualize art , take it in with our esthetically developed senses ..instead , what you see in that Museum (de l'art bruit) is unexpected , raw, honest conversation of the artist with him/herself. They don't need to impress, they don't need to sell, they want to take it out of their system... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Art Brut tends to be the number one recommended art museum for visitors in Lausanne, although it is located on the outskirts of town. Lausanne is built into the side of a pretty steep hill, so getting to the city sites requires some leg strength, but every step up allows a better and better view of Lake Leman and the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

It's quite interesting to learn about their stories, backgrounds & the reasons of creating those art pieces.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Reading the personal history (in French & English) about each artist gave fascinating insight to their work. The collection is small and well curated. If you like museums, and I do, this is a must see in Lausanne.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Great small musuem focused on art brut. The personal stories of the artists were fascinating and much of the art was great as well. But if this style of art isn't your thing, you'll probably be disappointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I say it's an absolute must because I haven't come across anything quite like this- in terms of the unique concept and the fantastic quality of artworks. The collection is beautiful and the stories accompanying each artist truly enhances your experience. Take 2.5 hours to carefully read every description and take closer looks at incredible works of art created by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Well, the Trip Advisor worldwide community is to be admired because it was only because of TA that we discovered this remarkable collection. It is difficult to describe but the unique exhibition of artwork in many different media created by disturbed minds is hugely powerful. The work is excellently displayed and the details of the artist's lives very poignant. An... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I went with my whole family at this museum (three generations) and this was really pleasant for everyone. The collection and the building is great. It is of course very different from other museum because the collection are simply unique. The presentation is great and it is really worth going to spend maybe 90 minutes. My son really enjoyed it.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We stumbled on this place by searching, where-else, TripAdvisor. It sounded very interesting and indeed it was. Although when you read the description one might think this was going to be cool and creepy but really it is more like a fine collection of folk art. There are very interesting stories about each of the artists and in some cases,... More 

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Address: Address: 11 av des Bergieres, Lausanne 1004, Switzerland
Phone Number: 41 21 315 25 70
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Lausanne

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