General information

Opening hours

Tuesday-Wednesday: 10am – 6pm

Thursday: 10am – 8pm

Friday-Sunday: 10am – 6pm

Monday: Closed

Special opening or closing

December 25, 2022: Closed
January 1, 2023: Closed

Café-restaurant Le Nabi

MCBA opening hours


MCBA opening hours


Train Zug Treno Tren
Gustave Buchet. Accusé de peindre

Special offer during the inaugural exhibition 3 museum
(Access to all exhibitions of the MCBA, mudac and Photo Elysée)

  • Full price
    Adults  26 and older
    CHF 15.– (instead of 25.-)
  • Reduced admission
    Adults  26 and older (retirees, persons w/ disabilities, unemployed, students, apprentices)
    CHF 12.– (instead of 19.-)
  • Duo (2 admissions)
    Adults  26 and older
    CHF 24.- (instead of 38.-)
  • Under 26
  • 1st Saturday of the month
  • 1 August 2022
Book a ticket

The Collection, Project Space, Focus Space

  • Free admission but a ticket is required
Book a ticket

Free admission

If entitled to a free admission, please note that you will be asked to show a supporting document at the MCBA desk.

  • Passeport Musées
  • Raiffeisen
  • Passeport Musées Suisses
  • Passeport Musées Rail STS
  • CarteCulture
  • PLATEFORME 10 employees
  • Press card
  • Person accompanying people with mobility restiction
  • School classes
  • Friends of the Museum
  • Arts Visuels Vaud
  • Teachers (working in Switzerland)
  • ECAL students
  • ERACOM students
  • CEPV students
  • Art history students at UNIL and other swiss universities
  • Guides: Mouvement des Aînés
  • Visarte members
  • ICOM members
  • AMS/VMS members


Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts
Place de la Gare 16
1003 Lausanne

CFF Lausanne train station, 3 minutes on foot
Bus: 1, 3, 21, Gare stop
Bus: 6, Cécil stop
Métro: m2, Gare stop

– Montbenon parking: 300 m from the entrance to MCBA; entries on chemin de Mornex and avenue Jean-Jacques-Mercier. Get a discount by showing your parking ticket at the MCBA desk.

– Non-motorized traffic: soon – foot and bicycle paths from avenue Marc-Dufour; onsite bicycle parking

Map of the area (pdf)