Schools and teachers

mudac is delighted to welcome school classes to its new halls and its cultural outreach room, as young people are the audience of tomorrow.

School tours, visit materials and educational packs linked to the various temporary exhibitions and the semi-permanent exhibition are available.

Free guided tours for teachers

Each exhibition opening features a free guided tour for teachers: information on the works and educational approaches are discussed. This tour is suitable for all school levels.


School tours

Take a guided tour of our exhibitions to better understand current issues through contemporary design and applied arts. These tours are adapted to the age of the students (from 4 to 18 years old).

Duration: 1 hour
Free tour – free for Swiss classes only
By reservation, two weeks in advance

School tour - Collection School tour - Space is the place

Free school tours

Come and visit our museum with your class and wander through our new halls. Educational resources are available on this webpage.

Free tour – free for Swiss classes only
By reservation, two weeks in advance

Free school tour - Collection Free school tour - Space is the place

Educational resources

With the various exhibitions, the Visitor Welcome Team offers various freely accessible teaching tools to help raise awareness of societal issues in the classroom.

Charter for free school tours (in French)

Building culture awareness workshops

Plateforme 10: The city is changing, three museums come together on one site.

Ville en tête offers a workshop to raise the awareness of children to the transformations of the city of Lausanne and the emergence of new museums. Ideal for school visits, the workshops can be organised over a morning.

One site, three museums

“One site, three museums” tour: architectural tour of the Plateforme 10 site, with historical information on the development of the site and the creation of the three museums. The tour takes place mainly outside. Access to the museums is limited.

Duration: 1.5 hours
Price: CHF 300 per group of 25 people

Photo Elysée – mudac

“Photo Elysée – mudac” tour: architectural tour of the Photo Elysée and mudac buildings, designed by the architects Aires Mateus.

Subject to availability, tours are possible every day except Tuesdays, when the museums are closed.

Duration: 1h
Price: CHF 240 per group of 25 people

Find out more

Our special “teachers” newsletter

Stay informed throughout the year about our offers for students.


mudac has a wide range of offers for the novice and the curious as well as for design enthusiasts.

Youth and Families

mudac is open to young and old alike and offers a variety of formats, from creative workshops and tours to family routes that provide tools to better understand design and its issues.


Alongside the Plateforme 10 museums and in line with its long-standing commitment, mudac encourages the global inclusion of people with disabilities and barrier-free access.

Cultural outreach

Alongside each of its exhibitions, mudac offers various forms of activities, from the classic guided tour to specific projects aimed at a particular audience.