Open Tuesday to Sunday from 11am to 6pm.
Last admission at 5:30 pm.
Late opening until 8pm on the last Thursday of the month.
Closed on Mondays, except on public holiday.
Closed between exhibitions (see calendar of exhibitions).
The Café Elise remains temporarily closed until further notice.
The bookstore remains closed until further notice in order to promote fluid and secure access to the exhibitions.
The online shop awaits your orders.
18, avenue de l'Elysée
1014 Lausanne - Suisse
Tél. +41 21 316 99 11
Fax +41 21 316 99 12
Du to the temporary closure of the museum from September 2020 to the Fall of 2021, we invite you to come and enjoy free admission from June 2019 onwards!
Please annouce groups 10 days prior the visit.
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 current exhibition is presented across two floors. We regret that the basement is not wheel chairs accessible. 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
The Musée de l'Elysée will temporarily close its doors on September 27, 2020. The reopening is scheduled for the Fall of 2021 at PLATEFORME 10.
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