Practical Information


11, av. des Bergières
CH - 1004 Lausanne
Phone +41 21 315 25 70

Opening hours

Tuesday–Sunday: 11:00 AM–6:00 PM
including public holidays, Easter Monday, Pentecost Monday and Lenten Monday
December 24 and 31 open from 11am to 5pm

Closed on December 25 and 1st of January

Open every day in July and August


Adults: CHF 12.-
Concessions: CHF 6.–
Groups of 6: CHF 6.–
Jobseekers, students and under-16s: free
No admission fee the first Saturday of every month

Swiss Museum Passport: free

Carer of a disabled person: free

Ticket valid for three days in the 3 communal museums (Historical Museum, Roman Museum, Art Brut Collection).

Means of payment accepted at the cash desk: Swiss francs, Euros (change in Swiss francs); debit cards: Postcard, Maestro; credit cards: Visa, Eurocard, Mastercard, American Express.

Public transportation

Bus No. 20, 3 or 21, Beaulieu-Jomini bus stop
From the train station : bus No. 3 or 21, Beaulieu-Jomini bus stop

The tl_live application allows you to buy your ticket and to search for routes and timetables in real time.

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Access for people with reduced mobility.

Full accessibility. Details thanks to Info Handicap.

Access by car

Highway: follow Lausanne-Nord; exit at Lausanne-Blécherette, follow "Palais de Beaulieu".

Please use the Palais de Beaulieu parking lot 100 meters from the Collection.
No parking space is available for visitors on the Collection de l'Art Brut premises.(Enlarge the map)

Buses must be parked at the velodrome parking lot (Av. du Grey 43, 1018 Lausanne).
Buses 20 (stop Parc du vélodrome) or 21 (stop Grattapaille) lead to the museum (stop Jomini-Beaulieu) in less than 5 minutes.

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The Auberge de Beaulieu, adjacent to the museum, is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 11:00 am.

Toddler care

To make it easier to welcome toddlers, the museum provides a changing table and dedicated products (diapers, wipes, etc.).
Bottle warmers, baby slings and strollers are also available on loan from reception.

Please note that picnics are not allowed in the museum cloakroom.