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Swiss Camera Museum

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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Extremely comprehensive & thorough love-letter to the art of photography

The Swiss Camera Museum is an unexpected yet very pleasing find within the lovely town of Vevey... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2019
MLSwitz
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Kuessnacht am Rigi, Switzerland
Detailed historical look at photography

Comprehensive displays from Daguerreotype to digital photography and also special niche equipment... read more

Reviewed June 9, 2019
Frank G
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Grande Place 99, Vevey 1800, Switzerland
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Reviewed August 19, 2019

The Swiss Camera Museum is an unexpected yet very pleasing find within the lovely town of Vevey, Switzerland. The museum has an extremely informative and comprehensive collection of cameras and photographic equipment, and it is indeed remarkable to see how far the technology of photography...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank MLSwitz
Reviewed June 9, 2019

Comprehensive displays from Daguerreotype to digital photography and also special niche equipment such as a compact camera from the '30s. Movie projectors are also covered. All within five floors of this tiny (from the outside) building. Located within 10 minute walk from the train station...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Frank G
Reviewed February 28, 2019 via mobile

During my journey I could visit this Museum, which is clearly one of the most interesting in terms of history and explainations... my wife loved it so much because she is passionate of this universe So good museum !

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Diya0864
Reviewed September 20, 2017

Very nice and interesting museum of swiss camera. Several rooms with a lot of equipment of all categories of photography : studio, landscape, nature, body, lens, flash. I higly recommend this place.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Xavier P
Reviewed August 22, 2017

Don’t be deceived by the tiny façade because the museum has several floors. The collection is extensive and arranged by era. I love the interactive parts of the collection, where you can touch and explore old cameras. Recommended visit especially if you’re into this type...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank bemazing
Reviewed November 22, 2016

I believe this is actually called the photography museum. Although I can't say I have a special interest in cameras or photos, I enjoyed this museum due to the interesting and historic exhibits.

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Xeni25
Reviewed August 25, 2016

Narrow building, but TALL, they cover a lot of ground -- the history starts on the ground floor, and each floor you go up brings you a little further forward in the story. How did I not know that photography began with scientists?? Of course...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Beakertroyd
Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

This is a good place for young generations to learn about the history of photography. The museum displays different types of cameras starting from the late 19th century until recent times. There are also some exhibits for young children to interact with and enjoy their...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank fshamali
Reviewed July 14, 2016

Great place to visit and spend a few hours seeing the entire history of photos and cameras. The entrance deceives you as actually the museum is in two buildings that are connected. They also have some activities for families and children, like creating your own...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Calliopehk
Reviewed June 29, 2016

This quaint museum is located at a short walk away from the CGN dock. And it houses 4 stories of camera history from the first to the current DSLRs. All in Kodachrome colour. Don't be put back by the size. A great way to spend...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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