School, pre-school and extracurricular visits, with or without a guide, are by registration only. Registration with a guide is subject to written confirmation.


The information below is intended for pre-school, extracurricular, compulsory and post-compulsory school groups. For other students, please visit the Students page


Tours without a guide for preschoolers, schoolchildren and extracurricular activities

  • Registration required at least 48 hours in advance by form or e-mail.
  • Free admission to the museum for the group and its accompanying person(s).
  • Time slots : Tuesday to Friday, from 11am to 12am and from 2pm to 6pm.


Guided tours for classes aged 6+

  • Swiss public schools (compulsory education from 6 years old and post-compulsory education): free of charge
  • Pre-school (crèches, day-care centres, apems) and extracurricular (community centres) in Lausanne: free
  • Private schools, universities and schools outside Switzerland: CHF 100.00, including admission
  • Registration required at least 2 weeks in advance by form or e-mail.
  • Time slots : Tuesday to Friday, from 9:45am to 6pm (due to sanitary measures, the 9:45-11am time slot is reserved for gymnasiums).

Registrations are subject to written confirmation.

Guided tours for teachers

Please contact the secretariat at 021/ 315 25 70 for more details.


Educational kit (in french)

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Image portfolio

The Collection de l’Art Brut lends out a portfolio of reproductions of the exhibition works for prior classroom study.

DVDs on loan

Around twenty short films presenting the Art Brut creators are available on loan in DVD format.

Class reading

Jointly with the Collection de l’Art Brut, Bibliomédia lends out a selection of books and DVDs providing an overall view of Art Brut:, Tel. 021 320 23 27.


Documentation center of the Collection de l'Art Brut

Consultation by appointment of the documentation in the museum's specialized center: nearly 10,000 titles and 500 films, including the rich and varied archives of Jean Dubuffet as well as the books, articles, DVDs, etc. produced or acquired by the Collection de l'Art Brut. More info and form