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Collection de l'Art Brut

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Address: avenue Bergieres 11 av, Lausanne 1004, Switzerland
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Visited the 1st Saturday of the month, for free

It's a crazy place. Litteraly and figuratively. Artists with psychic disabilities from all around the world and from different times. You have to go there. Then again, beware, it... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
marjan t
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It's a crazy place. Litteraly and figuratively. Artists with psychic disabilities from all around the world and from different times. You have to go there. Then again, beware, it takes a lot of time, it's bigger than it seems and there's a lot of content. And I must admit I was a bit groggy when I got out. 1st Saturday... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Experience different thinking and view art from a different lens and angle. Be open and tolerant !! This place is possibly unique in Europe, do not miss it and confront yourself to a different thinking and art pattern.

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Thank Brajon
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Vivid presentation of emotions, states of depression, mental disorders. It's definitely worth visiting to see how those people express their internal fights through art.

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washington, dc
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27 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Collection de l'Art Brut is a gem of a place featuring the works of several off-beat artists including the wonderful Henry Darger and James Edward Deeds. Well presented. A compelling place.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A bit out of the way but worth the wander up the hill. My favourite collection in Lausanne. Not muc to recomend the cafe next door but the garden is decent place in the summer for a beer.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Unique art museum, beautiful pieces, fabulous life stories. One needs almost 2 visits as a lot to take in.Close to Beaulieu, no parking so easiest by bus.

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Ohio
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

I am so glad I spent an afternoon at the museum. I was amazed by the collection of pieces made by, not trained artists, but by people with amazing life stories. Don't miss this if you are in the region.

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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

A unique collection for the first museum of this kind. Great discovery and an obligatory visit when you are in the region!

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Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

I did not know what to expect when I want to see this Museum. To my surprise, it touched me on many ways. I love the real art that comes from hart and not worrying about people making comments on it! The stories behind it will touch you. Easy access by bus and you need about 2 hours max. Only... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

This is not your classic art museum but rather a fringe exhibition which is thought provoking and moving. It is a personal journey for each person whose work is exhibited and we found it fascinating. It is a very powerful form of expression. Do not miss it!

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