Practical Information

Opening hours

Photo Elysée

Monday : 10am-6pm
Tuesday : closed (MCBA open)
Wednesday : 10am-6pm
Thursday : 10am-8pm
Friday : 10am-6pm
Saturday : 10am-6pm
Sunday : 10am-6pm

Photo Elysée and mudac's shop

Monday : 10am-6pm
Tuesday : closed (MCBA bookshop open)
Wednesday : 10am-6pm
Thursday : 10am-8pm
Friday : 10am-6pm
Saturday : 10am-6pm
Sunday : 10am-6pm

Café Lumen

Monday : 10am-6pm
Tuesday : closed (Le Nabi at the MCBA open)
Wednesday : 10am-6pm
Thursday : 10am-8pm
Friday : 10am-6pm
Saturday : 10am-6pm
Sunday : 10am-6pm

Admissions

Plateforme 10 ticket - 3 museums

Valid for 3 months for 1 visit to the exhibitions of each of the 3 museums.

Full price CHF 25.-

Adults 26 and older

Reduced admission CHF 19.-

Adults 26 and older (retirees, persons with disabilities, unemployed, students, apprentices)

Duo (2 admissions) CHF 38.-

Adults 26 and older

Under 26 - Free entrance

Free entrance for people under 26

1 museum ticket

Valid for 1 visit to one museum’s exhibitions (Photo Elysée, mudac or MCBA).

Full price CHF 15.-

Adults 26 and older

Reduced admission CHF 12.-

Adults 26 and older (retirees, persons with disabilities, unemployed, students, apprentices)

Under 26 - Free entrance

Free entrance for people under 26

Collections' exhibition

Free admission for all to the exhibition 60 Species of Photographic Spaces. Exploring the Collections.

1st Saturday of the month

Every first Saturday of the month, admission to all exhibitions is free for everyone.

Access

Photo Elysée
Place de la Gare 17
1003 Lausanne – Suisse

By bus
3, 20, 21, 60, or 85 line, Lausanne, gare stop; 6 line, Cecil stop.

By métro
m2, Lausanne, gare stop.

By car
Montbenon parking garage, take the passage between 19 and 21 Ave. Ruchonnet.
A discount on the Montbenon parking fees is granted upon presentation of the Plateforme 10 ticket.

By bike
Soft mobility path from Ave. Marc Dufour to the train station and bicycle parks at the site entrance.

By train or on foot
5 min from Lausanne’s main train station or Ave. Marc Dufour.

Contact

Phone
+41 21 318 44 00

Mail
info@elysee.ch

Visit

In addition to its exhibitions, Photo Elysée offers a unique and varied program: public and private guided tours, workshops for children and adults, cultural events of all kinds, concerts, performances and conferences.

Café Lumen

In the central hall of the building, Café Lumen offers a spontaneous and fast cuisine with authentic artisanal products. Run by Delphine Veillon and Johans Valdivia, who also manage Le Nabi at the MCBA, Café Lumen offers a place to rest, share and exchange ideas, which is essential to the visit.

Shop

Photography books, everyday objects, exhibition catalogs, gift ideas, postcards, posters, specialized books, the new bookshop of Photo Elysée and mudac is a great address, for all tastes and within the reach of all budgets.