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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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Nice little photography museum

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Bruce C
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Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 get in anyway, just to see the building, and the store.There is also a small... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 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 a good shop with specialist books. The setting is marvellous. You can easily walk through... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 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

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Wurzburg, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 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.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Small, intimate setting. Like touring through a home with small rooms. Great displays. Nice cafe nearby. Wonderful way to spend half a day.

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Kota Bharu, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 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 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 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

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Thank Sierra L
Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 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

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Dammam, Saudi Arabia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 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

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Amherst, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 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.

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