The museum will be closed on December 24, 25, 31 and January 1. Happy holidays!
Open Tuesday to Sunday from 11am to 6pm.
Late opening until 8:00pm on the last Thursday of the month.
Closed on Mondays, except on public holiday.
Closed between exhibitions (see calendar of exhibitions).
18, avenue de l'Elysée
1014 Lausanne - Suisse
Tél. +41 21 316 99 11
Fax +41 21 316 99 12
Full rate : CHF 8.-
Retired: CHF 6.-
AI, Student, Apprentices, Unemployed: CHF 4.-
Children under 16: Free
Groups (min 10 people) : CHF 4.- / person, upon registration
Children (under 16 years old)
Free entry (for all publics) on the first Saturday of the month
Members of: Carte Elysée, ICOM, AMS, Carte Raiffeisen sociétaire
Members of Les Amis, Le Club or Le Cercle of the Musée de l'Elysée.
Please annouce groups 10 days prior the visit.
RailAway CFF offers a 10% discount on public transportation and the museum's admission. Available intrain stations or on the Swiss Nation Rallway website.
The museum is situated 30 metres from the Avenue de l’Elysée, opposite the Montchoisi skating rink / swimming pool. You can also access the museum from the garden of the Musée Olympique.
The Musée de l'Elysée is accessible for visitors with reduced mobility, with exception to the exhibitions in the basement and the Salle Lumière. The elevator mesures 90 cm (door) x 140 cm (depth).
Strollers are not allowed inside the museum. A baby carrier is at disposal at the reception desk.
Dogs are not allowed inside the museum, except for guide dogs.
Around a ten minute walk from the CFF station in the direction of Ouchy.
- Bus #2 Croix d’Ouchy bus stop
- Bus #4 Montchoisi bus stop
- Bus #8 Musée Olympique bus stop
- Bus #25 Elysée bus stop
- M2 Délices subway station
Follow signs to Ouchy / Musée Olympique.
GPS 46.510029, 6.632760
Parking on Avenue de l'Elysée
Aires Mateus architects will design the Musée de l'Elysée of the future
Become a member and participate in the life of one of Lausanne’s internationally-acclaimed cultural institutions. Show your support for the Musée de l’Elysée and help make its extraordinary legacy come alive.
In order to share one's impressions, ideas and artistic discoveries both before and after the visit of the exhibition, the Musée de l’Elysée welcomes its visitors at the Café Elise, a coffee shop with a friendly atmosphere.