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Address: Place Pestalozzi 14, Yverdon-les-Bains 1401, Switzerland
Phone Number: 41 24 425 64 38
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Description: Museum of science fiction, utopia and extraordinary journeys

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Very interesting expo - nice new decor!

We went to this expo last week and thoroughly enjoyed it - nice new decor & very informative on the comic / films of super heros. The juke box with the music of various Batman... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 5, 2014
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Geneva, Switzerland

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St. Gallen, Switzerland
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

A yet hidden gem in Switzerland. Museum not only for Science Fiction fans, with very interesting and well researched exhibitions. Also, they do a great in giving you an up-to-date museum experiece. Sensible use of different media types (sound, motion pictures, etc).

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Sursee, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

If you love sci-fi, stop here. Only a few interactive exhibits, and mostly paintings and art. The library was very neat but it was hard to read the titles behind the glass. I enjoyed the collection of old RPGs, and the Lego exhibits were nifty, but not spectacular. I'd say this is iffy with kids.

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Vevey, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I thought that this would be a fun, wacky place with lots of big, crazy displays and life size models from films and interactive exhibits, with a section on real life aliens and artifacts etc. But it was in fact just boring white rooms with lots of books on display. It was like going to a library just for science... More 

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Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I love the Maison d'Ailleurs since my early years. The place is fantastic and their exibitions are unique and not only for geeks. I highly recommend this place if you are seeking for something différent and original

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Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We went to this expo last week and thoroughly enjoyed it - nice new decor & very informative on the comic / films of super heros. The juke box with the music of various Batman films was fun & the room with the life-size statues of Batman etc. well done. I feel it is good to support local museums and... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I didn^t like it at all! Go there if you are a huge fan of science-fiction otherwise don^t go! For me, it was really boring but I can bet you^ll like it if you like BD. Otherwise, it^s not worth a look !

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brisbane, australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I'm not a huge fan of sci-fi but my partner enjoys it. The temporary exhibition when we went was on superheroes and comics and was very enjoyable. Lots of cool memorabilia as well as interesting contemporary art inspired by comics and superheroes. It's only small but worth taking the time to visit if the permanent exhibition appeals to you.

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Bercher, Vaud, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

I stumbled upon this museum while walking around in Yverdon and loved it! It's fairly small, but very neat. It's a welcome change from the historic museums and sites, which are great too, but it's nice to try something new. I enjoyed the paintings and sculptures of aliens and space heroes!

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Basel, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

If you are not you might struggle. Definitely for sci-fi buffs only! Books on display go back years and fans will recognise most of them. Excellent exhibition on at the moment on the Russian film 'Stalker'. Enjoyable visit.

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Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

We visit the museum each time they have a new exhibit with ours kids, it's a fantastic way to make them think "out of the box". In addition they have workshops for kids on irregular basis; you have to be quick to register, but it is well worth the effort. The new permanent exhibit is extremely well done and instructive... More 

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Address: Place Pestalozzi 14, Yverdon-les-Bains 1401, Switzerland
Phone Number: 41 24 425 64 38
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Yverdon-les-Bains

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