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Musee de l'Elysee

avenue de l' Elysee 18, Lausanne 1006, Switzerland
+41 21 316 99 11
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The Museum is somewhat inaccessible for families with baby prams therefore i wasn't able to enjoy... read more

Reviewed May 30, 2017
nilova
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Bengaluru, India
the all museum dedicated to photography

Arriving at the museum we receive the sad news that the founder of this place C.A.Favreau did die... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2017
Jean Pierre B
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Guadalajara Metropolitan Area, Mexico
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avenue de l' Elysee 18, Lausanne 1006, Switzerland
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Reviewed May 30, 2017

The Museum is somewhat inaccessible for families with baby prams therefore i wasn't able to enjoy much of it. It boasts of a large garden area and is located very close to the Olympic Museum. One can decide to explore both the Museums and the...More

Thank nilova
Reviewed April 30, 2017

Arriving at the museum we receive the sad news that the founder of this place C.A.Favreau did die some months ago. The follower did continue its work and the reputation if the museum is well establish. The present exhibition called "without limit" is totally dedicated...More

Thank Jean Pierre B
Reviewed February 12, 2017 via mobile

Very nice museum in Lausanne, quite unexpected as well! The location is also beautiful in front on the lake and you can walk from this museum to the Olympic Museum. Really recommend!

Thank Maria Julia C
Reviewed February 9, 2017

The location is fantastic, to start with. I was surprised the lady in the counter ask for our origin and when I refused to give it -for free- she complained the museum wasn't earning enough. She was Spanish speaker and I explained that the information...More

1  Thank adri p
Reviewed February 8, 2017

The museum is not big, but its expositions are changing every few months. They are mostly focused on photography, posters, paintings. The museum is not big, but after you've seen all in, you can enjoy the park around and walk to the Olympic museum or...More

Thank Viki C
Reviewed January 26, 2017

All exhibitions are perfectly selected in this small museum beautifully located next to the Olympic Museum's park.

Thank MiaGingi
Reviewed November 10, 2016

Nice photography museum with changing exhibitions. I assume it's a miss or hit, as there is no 'fixed' exhibitions, and it's hard to tell what quality the temporary exhibitions would have. My visit was OK, nothing more. It was my first visit, so wanted to...More

Thank Bruce C
Reviewed October 2, 2016

A small museum near the lake in Lausanne. I'd heard a lot about it and visited in the off-chance.There were exhibitions from two photographers, one modern, the other slightly older. It was a matter of luck. One I liked, the other was OK. There is...More

Thank David S
Reviewed September 18, 2016

nice museum to visit. the location and building are already worth the visit. take some time to wander in the beautiful garden , near the lake ..special event as La Nuit de la Photo worth a visit

Thank VeroSordet
Reviewed September 13, 2016

The international accepted Musee de lÈlysee is one of the most important museums, which is prescribed completely the world of photography. The museum has a unique collection of over 100000 photographies and a lot of archives of photos specially those from Charly Chaplin.

Thank ralfkrueger2211
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