Chaplin's World
Chaplin's World
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Speciality MuseumsChildren's Museums
09:00 - 18:00
Monday
09:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 18:00
Thursday
09:00 - 18:00
Friday
09:00 - 18:00
Saturday
10:00 - 18:00
Sunday
10:00 - 18:00
About
A scenographic concept unique in the world. The Manoir retraces the private and public life of this genius of the seventh art. The Studio, a new building of Hollywood inspiration, presents the cinematographic work of one the greatest artists of the 20th century. The four-hectare park showcases hundred-year-old trees beloved by Charlie Chaplin and a breathtaking view of Lake Léman and the Alps.
Duration: 2-3 hours
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  • gfsc5
    Perth, Australia1,786 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Must-see
    My wife and I visited Chaplin's World in Vevey as part of a tour group. We had no great expectations but were blown away by how good the whole place, and experience, was. What a good museum can be. We started by looking through the old home, where Chaplin lived after being exiled from the US, which was full of fascinating memorabilia, newspaper cuttings, home movies, photos, old film extracts, scripts etc. We could have spent hours in here had we the time. But we had limited time so left the building and took a stroll around the garden. Very open but with some lovely old trees. Then we went to the cinema area to watch a 15 minutes film about Chaplin. It was interesting but then the screen peeled back and we could enter a whole world of Chaplin's works. An exhibition with models, movie extracts, interactive photo ops. - the list goes on. Very, very, very well done and a highlight. Highly recommended.
    Visited June 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 25 July 2023
  • classic1903
    Ventura County Coast, California172 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great hidden gem in Vevey
    The studio and his home were very well done. Excellent renovation of the home. Lots of information and videos were available and displayed where you could really immerse yourself and learn a lot about Chaplin and his family. Five out of five! The admission ticket was a little expensive, though. If you are staying at a local hotel, you may want to check with them for a city pass that may give you a 50% discount.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 24 September 2023
  • Jeff K
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania2,154 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Outstanding Museum
    I had been wanting to visit this museum for a number of years. I was expecting its primary focus to be on his life in Switzerland. I was glad to discover that it covers his entire life and career. The museum consists of 3 components: the studio; his house, and the grounds. We didn’t tour the grounds. The studio is elaborate and provides a detailed history of his life in London and film career. There are lots of video segments throughout, great artifacts and loads of information. The house focuses more on his life in Switzerland. It also goes in to some details about his pre-Switzerland life that aren’t covered in the studio. It was also informative and extremely well done. I was pretty familiar with Chaplin prior to visiting. I learned a lot and loved it. My wife didn’t know a lot about him and she also thought it was great. We arrived by train in Vevey and walked here which took 30 minutes or so. We took an Uber back to the train station for 13 CHF. Admission is expensive @ 29 CHF but it’s worth it. This place is tremendous.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 5 October 2023
  • Peppy17
    40 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Highly Recommend
    This was the most beautiful museum i have ever visited! The amount of detail and thought that went into this museum is apparent when you tour Chaplin’s home and the Studio. A truly entertaining and educational experience that left me wanting to know more about Chaplin’s life. I would recommend spending some time walking around the grounds and grabbing something to eat or drink in the Tramp Cafe afterwards. Definitely allow yourself a few hours to wander the museum.. there is so much to see!
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 9 October 2023
  • permia
    62,085 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Enjoyable excursion
    Conveniently taking the bus from the Station, it was a most enjoyable excursion. Arriving before opening time it was grand to drop into the Café for a snack. It’s a marvellous exposition of the comic’s life and adventures. From his birth in London, early years and his glory time in America. An initial audiovisual is a great introduction. Moving on to the family home set in expansive lush gardens was to enjoy a picture of their family life. With his fourth wife Oona O'Neill it was a happy few decades with their eight children, in the beautiful setting. But had to smile to see that even the most famous and well connected can sometimes get tripped up. Alluding to, as outlined in the film, when he purchased the estate for peace and quiet, didn’t realise that there was a nearby shooting range. That inconveniently rattled somewhat for a time the hoped for quietude.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 20 November 2023
  • Jingxing Z
    Nice, France17 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A hidden gem and worth the price!
    I hesitated when I saw the ticket price. However, I am so glad that I went in! The exhibition was wonderful (and has clear explanations), and I love how the museum recreated many of Chaplin's scenes in wax and made them real. I didn't really know much about Chaplin before visiting the museum, but now I am really interested in his works! I spent around 1.5 hour at the museum but felt rushed. I would suggest at least 2 hours (45 minutes in the house, 1h in the studio and 15 min in the garden)
    Visited December 2023
    Written 16 December 2023
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SK1
Sao Paulo, SP18 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Couples
Wonderful visit witha lot of information about Chaplin. Made me watch again his films.
Great Park and visit. Took 2 hours
Written 18 June 2024
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Jjmc_10
London, UK86 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
The museum far exceeded our expectations!

You need to start with the short film, and then the experience builds brilliantly from there (I won’t give details that spoil the surprise). Then walk across to the Manor House (the family home) and enjoy the memorabilia.

We we could score more than 5 out of 5 we wold have done, it was that good :-)
Written 13 June 2024
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Andriana M
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
Such a nice and well organized exhibition that managed to transfer me and my friends through time and space, the staff were accommodating and added to this positive atmosphere.
Written 29 May 2024
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Averyl B
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
This was the most enjoyable museum experience ever. Well worth a visit. The film clips from Chaplin’s work provided fun along the way, and the written information was just sufficient to explain and inform. There was an atmosphere of fun and enjoyment at every turn. I also came away knowing far more about Chaplin and his life than before.
Written 24 May 2024
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Giselle S
Basel, Switzerland41 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
A wonderful program with my 11y old child. Beautiful house, garden and studio. Absolutely recommend it. We loved our experience
Written 20 April 2024
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Frederike C
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
A wonderful museum with a mix of videos from CC’s movies and personal life, the beautiful mansion where he lived and the fantastic view of the lake and mountains.
Written 3 April 2024
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Karen M
Milton Keynes, UK590 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
What a fantastic place! Set in the beautiful grounds of the house he lived in, it was informative as entertaining! They have done such a good job through the tour, with so much information and things to do (you’ll have to visit and find out for yourself), then there is the house (manor) itself and of course the grounds with the beautiful views!
We had lunch in The Tramp cafe and it was simple but really well made, tasty food!
also there is a really nice shop!
so happy we went to visit, chapeau!
Written 16 March 2024
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Jingxing Z
Nice, France17 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023
I hesitated when I saw the ticket price. However, I am so glad that I went in! The exhibition was wonderful (and has clear explanations), and I love how the museum recreated many of Chaplin's scenes in wax and made them real. I didn't really know much about Chaplin before visiting the museum, but now I am really interested in his works!

I spent around 1.5 hour at the museum but felt rushed. I would suggest at least 2 hours (45 minutes in the house, 1h in the studio and 15 min in the garden)
Written 16 December 2023
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permia
Ireland62,085 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
Conveniently taking the bus from the Station, it was a most enjoyable excursion. Arriving before opening time it was grand to drop into the Café for a snack.

It’s a marvellous exposition of the comic’s life and adventures. From his birth in London, early years and his glory time in America. An initial audiovisual is a great introduction.

Moving on to the family home set in expansive lush gardens was to enjoy a picture of their family life. With his fourth wife Oona O'Neill it was a happy few decades with their eight children, in the beautiful setting.

But had to smile to see that even the most famous and well connected can sometimes get tripped up.

Alluding to, as outlined in the film, when he purchased the estate for peace and quiet, didn’t realise that there was a nearby shooting range. That inconveniently rattled somewhat for a time the hoped for quietude.
Written 20 November 2023
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htodd389911
16 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Friends
So, so much more than just Chaplin. His life was a trip from Dickensian London to the shores of Lac Leman. The design of the museum is marvelous, it's one surprise after another. There are amazing revelations around every corner. And, the wax museum figures of Chaplin and other amazing people add a wonderful immersive feel to the experience. Please allow plenty of time, there's a lot in the museum and the house to read, look at, discuss, and think about. This is not some sort of Hollywood Studio experience. There's a cafe if you need to take a break half way through. Also, it's on a couple of levels so go ahead and use the elevators rather than the stairs.
Written 26 October 2023
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