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Very interesting museum which exhibits "Outsider Art." If you don't have a background in art... read more

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lausanne, Switzerland
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Reviewed yesterday

Very interesting museum which exhibits "Outsider Art." If you don't have a background in art history, no worries. Explanations in French and English explain what it is and give insight into individual artists.

Thank curls2468
Reviewed 2 days ago

The museum is about a 20 minute walk from the center of town. It's an interesting and unusual place as it exhibits art from folks on the margins of the art world (residents or psychiatric hospitals, prisoners, etc.). Depending on your interest, a 1 hour...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always very interesting and mentally stimulating "outsider art". Expands our boundarys of what is "normal"

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went today to this museum with our two teenage daughters (14 and 16). We were all impressed. The art (Art Brut) is made by self-taught people who often live on the margins of society (for instance residents of psychiatric hospitals, prisoners or eccentrics). The...More

Thank JesTravelNL
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

If you are in Lausanne Collection de l'Art Brut is a must see exhibition. It's quite tourist-friendly because they have a written guide in English (actually the alphabetically arranged biographies of the creators) and also an English-speaking audio guide. Furthermore, if you leave the ground...More

Thank BarbaraS8095
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

This is a fascinating collection of unusual art. We spent a good hour and a half or more here - unusual for us. The museum offers audio guides in several languages but French, English and German speaking folks can do without, since all of the...More

Thank Garry F
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

During my stay at the Madison d’ Ecrivains in Lavigny on one of the rainy days that bring the slow clouds from Lake Geneva, we decided to take the train up to Lausanne to go to the Musee De l’Art Brut. It was a life...More

5  Thank Nick C
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

Not like any other museum Nothing classically beautiful Brut Brut Brut Wonderful to see art thru original eyes

Thank Rosemary B
Reviewed 29 May 2018

That was an excellent visit. The traditionnal expo as well the temporary were very intresting, beautiful, intriguing. I recommend highly

Thank sebastien5253
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Dubuffet was the initiator of this remarkable museum. If you don't know what art brut means, go on wikipedia. Once visited, you'll never ask again and will come back regularly. It is never crowded and gives you time to appreciate a non-classical form of art.

2  Thank A7842DKeva
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