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OMG - not what I expected

Logistics: The same entrance ticket can be used at Elysee photography museum and one more museum... read more

Reviewed May 12, 2018
Hira N
Paris, France
Small interesting museum

Right across from the Cathedral so easy to visit both in one trip. I spent most of my time on the... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2016
Northampton, Massachusetts
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Since its opening in 2000, the mudac, Museum of Contemporary Design and Applied Arts, has built up a reputation for having an inquisitive and incisive attitude to the things that shape our way of life, and has always sought to ask pertinent - and...more
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place de la Cathedrale 6, Lausanne 1005, Switzerland
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Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

We visited this Museum with my teenage son and daughter who are both studying careers related to design. The museum is small, but very complete. There was an exhibition about arms (guns) and how they affect our daily life, which caused great impact on us....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank nss19
Reviewed May 12, 2018

Logistics: The same entrance ticket can be used at Elysee photography museum and one more museum that's closed these days for some construction. You get a discount with city transport card. When I went there, I was expecting it to be like MUDAM, Luxembourg, with...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Hira N
Reviewed November 16, 2017

Well worth a visit to explore the fascinating piece of glass art and other items in the exhibition. Perfect for popping into if you have visiting the cathedral which is next door.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank AliRoMo
Reviewed September 18, 2017

I've been there to see a ZEP collection and it was great! Depending on the collection this is one of the best place to visit in Lausanne

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Jonathan P
Reviewed August 26, 2017

Intelligent exhibition ("Mirror, mirror") with striking art pieces. The premisces are filled with light, with great views of the lake (transparent lift). Even the attic is used, and that makes for an original visit.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank alpham
Reviewed September 8, 2016

Right across from the Cathedral so easy to visit both in one trip. I spent most of my time on the upper floors seeing the studio glass special exhibit, which was quite nice, and just a little time in the lower floor which has a...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Maflannery
Reviewed June 15, 2016

Billed as a bit different it certainly was. Had a number of floors with themes including one on health and safety - not quite what I expected but good nevertheless.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank AndyAquila
Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

For a small gallery it had an absolutely amazing display. Fantastic use of the space and lighting which is beautiful in itself and plenty interactions with the work to be had. The upper floor in particular was mesmerising. Absolute must if you're in the area!

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank ScarletCarsonBwb
Danaé P, Public Relations Manager at Mudac, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2016

Wow! Thank you so much for your review. We are very happy that you had such a good experience at the mudac and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed May 21, 2016

A small museum right beside the cathedral. We happened to see an exhibition of experimental and artsy clocks - it's Switzerland!

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Mikk P
Reviewed February 22, 2016

One of the best museums in Lausanne. The regular roation of exhibitions makes it absolutely worth coming back to. Also in a great location just below the stunning cathederal.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Nate H
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