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Musee de l'Elysee

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Address: 18, avenue de l'Elysee, Lausanne 1014, Switzerland
Phone Number: ++41 21 316 99 11
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A showcase for new talent

The exhibition I visited was of new photographic talent and provided a clear overview of trends in modern photography from around the world. I would ahve been more interested in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The exhibition I visited was of new photographic talent and provided a clear overview of trends in modern photography from around the world. I would ahve been more interested in seenig material form the Rene Burri collection at the museum.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Great photo exhibit. Shared ticket with two other museums so I felt it was a good value. Would recommend if you find the primary exhibit interesting.

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I enjoyed the small but fine exhibition of the famous American photographer William Egglestone very much. The museum is a 15 minutes walk away from the Lausanne train station and it's situated in a lovely mansion with a beautiful park with great views over the lake geneva, In the nuseum there is a coffee shop as well as a equipped... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Been twice. This time they had an excellent Charlie Chaplin exhibition. Good selection of stills and videos. Nice café there too. Convenient for Olympic Museum too.

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Basel, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We made a point to see this exhibit before it ended on January 4. It was excellent. Between the old movies, documents and posters, it was really great. We look forward to the opening of the Charlie Chaplin Museum in Vevey in 2016.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I went to see an exhibition on paintings in 19th century America. Although the exhibition was interesting, it is not worth the price to pay for. The museum itself is quite small (one small buidling - half of it marked "off-limits" for staff only, some rooms with permanent collection having nothing to do with the actual exhibit).

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The ambiance of this small photography museum is very special as it is right on Lake Geneva in a huge old mansion with grounds overlooking the lake and the French Alps. I have seen the most incredible world class exhibits here. The little "tea room" is really nice for an expresso and pastry or sandwich too. Charming.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Somehow they get the best exhibitions at this tiny museum! From the Greenberg Collection to Sally Mann, this museum never disappoints! Just make sure to know you can't bring a stroller in, so either have kids walk or a carrier. There is an elevator.

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Bern, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

On the webpage they claim to have over 40'000 photos from different periods, unfortunately the very odd house hosting the Museum only has room to temporary expos and they were not exciting ones. Why the Museum doesn't expose its pieces to the public?

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Fribourg, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Never fails to sayisfy my thurst for photography. Always with combination of differet, but yet similar exhibitions.

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Address: 18, avenue de l'Elysee, Lausanne 1014, Switzerland
Phone Number: ++41 21 316 99 11
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Lausanne

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