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Beautiful Building

Beautiful building worth visiting both for its architectural design and for its attractions. It is... read more

Reviewed November 21, 2018
County Wicklow, Ireland
Imposing building

An imposing building in an area full of attractions. The cathedral is next door which makes... read more

Reviewed May 11, 2018
Pretoria, South Africa
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  • Average9%
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21 Nov 2018
“Beautiful Building”
11 May 2018
“Imposing building”
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Reviewed November 21, 2018

Beautiful building worth visiting both for its architectural design and for its attractions. It is located in the center of the town and easy to find.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank walshimaging
Reviewed September 10, 2018

I was not quite sure what to expect when I walked into the Rumine, but given that it was free, I thought I would give it a go. Much to my surprise it is full of delights including the only complete dinosaur skeleton in Switzerland,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Frank B
Chantal E, Responsable relations publiques at Palais Rumine, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2018

Thank you very much, for your visit as well as for your nice comment. And welcome back :-)

Reviewed September 9, 2018

Beautiful set of museums inside the Palais de Rumine. You can easily spend 3 hours inside, going through the amazing and unique collections which are on 3 floors. There are people working on each floor who can assist you with questions regarding the collections. Signage...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank muzique1960
Reviewed May 11, 2018

An imposing building in an area full of attractions. The cathedral is next door which makes visiting very easy.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed November 16, 2017

I had no idea this place was here and thought it was just an impressive building in the square. As I saw people coming and going I thought I would look in and I struck gold. On the day I visited, there was the Ai...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank mattsW1246IS
Reviewed July 4, 2017

Beside you can appreciate the design and structure of Palais de Rumine, it is so good to walk through 5 museum inside the same building.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed June 11, 2017

Palace de Rumine in Lausanne has an interesting and dramatic history related to life values, heritage and relationship with the native land (the Russian impare, 19th century).

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank EA1006
Reviewed June 5, 2017

Nice buildings on the square always seems to be a lot of activity, we were warned about pickpocketing so keep, your wits about you and your valuables safe. Given the impression it was not onthe good side of town

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed December 21, 2016

Actually a nice square especially if its market day like on wednesday or saturday. otherwise avoid as it is the home of all the drug addicts of Lausanne

Date of experience: December 2016
4  Thank Gilbert B
Reviewed December 7, 2016

This is a fantastic place, gorgeous building and loads of various museums inside to visit. Kids go free and adult are under Frs 5.- so great outing when you have no other ideas or if the weather is bad.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Lulu72S
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