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Cantonal Museum of Fine Arts (Musee Cantonal des Beaux-Arts)

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Address: In the Palais de Rumine, 6, place de la Riponne, Lausanne, Switzerland
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Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Good video art expo; and interesting permanent exhibitions

On a Sunday morning we saw the video art exposition, well-documented and, to use that horrible but ineluctable word, "interesting." Pipilotti Rist's was most interesting. And we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 25, 2013
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Annemasse, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Nice city museum featuring a limited number of famous artists and lots of regional landscapes and portraits. Worth a visit, especially when paired with one of the other three museums that share a common ticket for admission.

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Annemasse, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

On a Sunday morning we saw the video art exposition, well-documented and, to use that horrible but ineluctable word, "interesting." Pipilotti Rist's was most interesting. And we in fact really enjoyed the rest of the museum, the geology and archeology depts. Should be seen once. Nothing of the permanent art collection was on view as the video took up too... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

We visited the exhibition Valloton-Katz. Very nice as both artists really do match in a way. Unfortunately in my opinion: the museum owns close to 10'000 paintings according to their webpage but has no space to show even the masterpieces. Hopefully the new building will change this.

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Mons, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2011

We found there any interesting collections. The part dedicated to contemporary glass work was really beautiful. In the museum you will find also many artifacts of middle age and well presented. We spent more than 1 hour inside and I think I will come back with my kids during summer holidays

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2010

Although not on a level with Paris or London, there are a number of pieces in this museum worth seeing, and it is definitely worth the entrance fee. The highlight of the collection is the Swiss art, ranging from the mountain landscapes of Louis Ducros and others, to more modern, abstract and Cubist works

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