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Swiss Camera Museum

Grande Place 99, Vevey 1800, Switzerland
+41 21 925 34 80
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Interesting... if you like cameras and photos

I believe this is actually called the photography museum. Although I can't say I have a special... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2016
Xeni25
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Geneva, Switzerland
Loved this museum! Interesting to see the history of cameras and photographs

Narrow building, but TALL, they cover a lot of ground -- the history starts on the ground floor... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2016
Beakertroyd
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San Jose, California
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Grande Place 99, Vevey 1800, Switzerland
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+41 21 925 34 80
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Reviewed 22 November 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.

Thank Xeni25
Reviewed 26 August 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

Thank Beakertroyd
Reviewed 18 August 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

Thank Faris S
Reviewed 14 July 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

Thank Calliopehk
Reviewed 30 June 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

Thank two5kid
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Not expensive and a very interesting place to spend an hour even if you are not a big camera enthusiast

Thank helenahankaart
Reviewed 24 February 2016

This place takes you back in time to the beginnings of photography. It would be a great place to take the kids to show them a world before smartphones, iPads, selfies and Facebook posts. I was there with a friend and we both realised how...More

Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 8 November 2015

I would not come to Vevey only for the museum, but if you are anywhere in the area and love photography you will love this museum!

Thank photoguyZurich
Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

Well situated by the Vevey Marche. Right by the grand parking place. Walkable distance to the train station. Good for friends and family of all ages! A very facebook worthy attraction. Lotsa information and cool camera friendly activity. Theres a big colonial photo outside of...More

Thank Malvin H
Reviewed 31 May 2015

An outstanding speciality museum that presents the history of the development of photography from the earliest days to the modern digital era. Superb exhibits and fascinating coverage of the many diverse facets of this art. Be sure to allow plenty of time to visit this...More

Thank 2plus2gva
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