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Musee de l'Elysee

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Address: avenue de l' Elysee 18, Lausanne 1006, Switzerland
Phone Number: ++41 21 316 99 11

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Photography Lovers

This museum is all about photography and depending on when you visit, they have some temporary exhibits alongside the permanent ones. If you are one of those that love your DSLR... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2016
Kota Bharu, Malaysia
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Kota Bharu, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

This museum is all about photography and depending on when you visit, they have some temporary exhibits alongside the permanent ones. If you are one of those that love your DSLR and know more than just taking selfies, this is the museum to visit in Lausanne. FREE with the Swiss Pass.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Amazing museum, only 4 francs for students. The collections were great and they showed a variety of artists. Also a beautiful view

Thank Sierra L
Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

Excellent exposition of Werner Bischof photos Was a must to see but has ended this month, next expo will start now at end of May : Steeve Luncker

Thank Ozem
Dammam, Saudi Arabia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

I visited this place regarding the review in Google. It was free in Saturday 2nd April. I don't understand what is this placebecause I did not see any english reference. I saw just photos so it is good for photography. It is very close from Olympic museum just 5 min. Walking

Thank abuhassan2015
Amherst, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

It was free since it was the first saturday of the month, when I visited. There were photos of this Swiss phtographer Werner Bischof. Black and White photos I think are always interesting. And there are many photographers out there I am sure would exhibit better ones. I didn't really understand what was so special about him.

Thank Kukiliku
Waterford, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

There was nothing in the English language beside any of the exhibits in this building. The was subtitles accompanying a video that was being shown in here.

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Krakow, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

I like photography, so I knew I will visit this museum. There were two exhibitions at that time: 'William Eggleston, From Black and White to Color' and 'Prix Elysée, the Nominees’ Exhibition'. Both were very interesting (for someone interested in photography). There is a nicec cafe and a bookstore in the museum, but the prices of books and catalogs are... More 

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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.

Thank Jonathan D
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.

Thank NRBQRocks
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 

Thank RROesch

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