General information

Opening hours mudac

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

Special hours
18.05.2023 : 10am-6pm
01.08.2023 : closed
23.09.2023 : 10am-2am
24.12.2023 : 10am-5pm
25.12.2023 : closed
31.12.2023 : 10am-5pm
01.01.2024 : closed
Shop's opening hours

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's opening hours

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 one 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

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1 museum ticket
Valid for one visit to one museum’s exhibitions (mudac, Photo Elysée, 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

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

Access

mudac
Place de la Gare 17
CH-1003 Lausanne

Google map Map of the site

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.

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.

CFF Timetable

Frequently asked questions

Opening Times and Access

What museums can you visit at Plateforme 10?
Plateforme 10 brings together three museums in two separate buildings:
Building 1: Cantonal Museum of Fine Arts (MCBA)
Building 2: mudac and Photo Elysée 

When are the museums closed?
MCBA: Monday
mudac and Photo Elysée: Tuesday 
 

Is there access for people with reduced mobility?
There are two disabled parking spaces at the end of Avenue Louis Ruchonnet (GPS coordinates 46°31’06.6″N 6°37’29.7″E).
The Photo Elysée and mudac buildings are accessible to people with reduced mobility. Adapted toilets are available on each level of the building.
Folding seats are available for people with reduced mobility. Two wheelchairs are available on request from the building reception. Further information

Are you open on public holidays?
Our opening times are updated regularly.

 

During the Visit

Do you have cloakrooms in the mudac – Photo Elysée building?
Self-service lockers are available free of charge for visitors to store their personal belongings, with the exception of luggage larger than 55cm x 35cm x 20cm (including pockets, wheels and handles). Tokens are available from reception. 

Can I take photographs in the building with my mobile phone?
In the permanent and temporary exhibition halls, the works may be photographed or filmed without flash or lighting devices, and for private use only.

All works exhibited and reproduced by Photo Elysée and mudac are subject to copyright and may not be freely used or reproduced by third parties. It is the individual responsibility of the public to respect the copyright in force.

If you would like to take commercial photographs, please refer to this document before your visit.

Are pets allowed in the building?
Animals are not permitted in the building, with the exception of dogs accompanying the visually impaired or blind. 

Is there Wi-Fi in the building?
Both mudac and Photo Elysée offer free Wi-Fi.  

Can I draw and paint in the exhibition halls?
You may only write and draw in the museum with a pencil. Ballpoint pens, felt-tip pens, paintbrushes, scissors, etc. may not be used.

Children & Families

Are pushchairs allowed?
Pushchairs are welcome throughout the building, with lifts providing easy access to the exhibition areas.  

Is it possible to breastfeed and change my child?
It is possible to breastfeed in the exhibition halls, but bottles are not allowed. Please go to the museum reception area or Café Lumen, both on the ground floor of the building. 

A baby-changing table is available in the toilets on the ground floor of the building, as well as toilets specially designed for children.

Teachers & Schools

I am a teacher and would like to take my class to mudac and Photo Elysée: how do I go about visiting them? 

You are welcome to bring your class, but you must register in advance. An educational programme is offered each year by each institution in connection with visits organised for schools.
Please refer to the self-guided tour charter before your visit.

  • A newsletter dedicated to teachers is also published regularly. 

Is it possible to picnic in the mudac building – Photo Elysée?
For any specific requests, please contact the outreach officers: mediation.mudac@plateforme10.ch