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Musee de l'Elysee

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

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Beautiful pieces great location

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

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 May 2016
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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

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

Thank abuhassan2015
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.

Thank Kukiliku
Waterford, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 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.

3 Thank howling_bibe
Krakow, Poland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 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 

1 Thank Gabriela S
Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 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 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 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 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 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 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2015

Been twice. This time they had an excellent Charlie Chaplin exhibition. Good selection of stills and videos. Nice café there too. Convenient for Olympic Museum too.

Thank toby r

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