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Collection de l'Art Brut

avenue Bergieres 11 av, Lausanne 1004, Switzerland
+41 21 315 25 70
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Brilliantly Inspiring

I have been to a lot of art galleries but this is a one off. The stories told through the artists... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
kimber331
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London, United Kingdom
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Art tour

So glad i went here, first time I went it was closed but went back at opening time. The are works... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Artcoop
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“outsider art” (6 reviews)
“mental health” (6 reviews)
“life stories” (4 reviews)
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avenue Bergieres 11 av, Lausanne 1004, Switzerland
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+41 21 315 25 70
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to a lot of art galleries but this is a one off. The stories told through the artists vision reveals total heart and soul. So many different experiences that made these artists want to create. Apart from the work being strikingly wonderful,...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So glad i went here, first time I went it was closed but went back at opening time. The are works are from amazing creative minds. Really worth going

Thank Artcoop
Reviewed 25 October 2017

I've never seen anything like this before. My wife is an artist and this was like a heaven on earth for her... It's something special which you can't see everywhere.

Thank Cristobal S
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Really unique museum on the "art brut" concept developed by Dubuffet... always magical to visit , again and again

Thank VeroSordet
Reviewed 25 August 2017

I came on Rick Steves recommendation and was glad I did, its worth the visit, as you do see art in a different form. The artists are from societies fringe with unfortunate childhood stories, criminal backgrounds, mental health challenges. Their artwork benefited both them and...More

Thank Elana G
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I really liked the museum, I found the stories interesting and the artwork moving. However my companion did not like it at all: he found most not very pretty and did not feel like reading the descriptions.

Thank Irene-Schrijver
Reviewed 22 July 2017

The only day it rained while we were in Lausanne, so my husband and I hopped on a bus and off we went to this famous museum of outsider art. What a weird and wonderful place! The stories alone are worth going for, and the...More

Thank Nefi
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

If you can set aside many of the lessons you have learned about "art" and just go into this exhibition with an inquiring and interested mind then you will not be disappointed. Much of the art was at the end of the 19th century or...More

Thank susancornetryan
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Well worth your time to visit this gem of an art museum. The art has been done by non-professionally trained artists..who have produced this beautiful and interesting pieces of art because they 'had to'. They didn't create their work for commercial sales but because this...More

2  Thank 6400wendy
Reviewed 29 June 2017

This museum is full of surprises. Perhaps the best known of the artists is Aloïse (from Lausanne) but there are over 140 artists from at least 10 countries including 10 artists from the United States. You can spend many hours contemplating the raw intensity of...More

1  Thank James B
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