MUDAC - musée de design et d'arts appliqués contemporains

Visitor information

Musée de design et d’arts appliqués contemporains
Place de la Cathédrale 6
1005 Lausanne
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Opening hours:
Tuesday to Sunday 11.00-18.00
July and August: Monday to Sunday 11.00-18.00
Open on public holiday throughout the year, Monday included

Easter Friday (open 11.00-18.00)

Easter (open 11.00-18.00)

Easter Monday (open 11.00-18.00)

Ascension Day (open 11.00-18.00)

Pentecost (open 11.00-18.00)

Pentecost Monday (open 11.00-18.00)

1st August: National Day (open 11.00-18.00)

Jeûne fédéral (open 11.00-18.00)

Lundi du Jeûne (open 11.00-18.00)

24 December : closed

25 December : closed

31 December : closed

1 January: closed

Office hours and museum opening hours: 021 315 25 30 or

Public transportation: métro M2 stop Bessières; bus 6, 7 or 66 stop Bessières; bus 16 stop Pont Bessières.
From the train station CFF: métro M2, direction Sallaz/Croisettes, stop Bessières.
By car: Coming from the north of Lausanne, exit Lausanne-Vennes, then follow “Centre/toutes directions”.
Coming from the south of Lausanne, exit Lausanne-Maladière, then follow “Centre”.
Closest parkings: Riponne, Mon-Repos or Rôtillon.

Admission fees:
Full charge: chf 10.-
Studends and pensioners: chf 5.-
Children up to 16, unemployed: free admission
Plateforme10: each entrance ticket purchased at the mudac will give access to the Elysée Museum and the cantonal Museum of Fine arts – validity for 3 days starting from the purchase of the ticket.
Join ticket with the History Museum (closed at the moment for renovation): chf 15.-/ chf 8.-
Free admission on the first Saturday of the month
Guided tours:
Public guided tours in French are organised for each exhibition.
Private guided tour (in French, English, or German): chf 100.- for the tour + 5.- admission per person (private group) or 50.- (schools).
information and reservation: 021 315 25 30 or
Guided tours and special animations are organised for each exhibition. You will find further information on the page for schools.
The museum is accessible to people in wheelchairs, except for two rooms on the second floor (glass art collection). The life is 90 cm wide (door) and 210 cm long.