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Musee Historique de Lausanne

place de la Cathedrale 4, Lausanne 1005, Switzerland
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Next To The Cathedral

Kill two birds with one stone by visiting this museum right after the Cathedral. It is located next... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2016
two5kid
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Kota Bharu, Malaysia
lots of history but not very interesting

honestly, I'm glad it was free for students to get in because it would not have really been worth... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2015
karscar4
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Ottawa, Canada
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good58%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
27 Jun 2016
“Next To The Cathedral”
27 Feb 2015
“lots of history but not very interesting”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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place de la Cathedrale 4, Lausanne 1005, Switzerland
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

Kill two birds with one stone by visiting this museum right after the Cathedral. It is located next to it and opening hours is 11am-5pm. This museum gives you a brief idea of how Lausanne came to be. Interesting to fill up your time, either...More

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Reviewed 27 February 2015

honestly, I'm glad it was free for students to get in because it would not have really been worth paying for. yes, it has a lot of history about Lausanne and the canton of Vaud but I personally did not find it very engaging -...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2014

Situated next to the cathedral, in an old building but with modern facilities. Many exhibits reffering to the history of the city, different interesting collections. Very educational

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Reviewed 5 October 2014

I am glad I started my education about the city in this museum as it was a great introduction. It illustrates the series of events about how the city was formed and how it has evolved. There is a huge model which is a plus...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2014

If you are interested in the history of Vaud, visit this museum and you wont be disappointed. There is also during summer a nice internal garden, visible also from above(outside Cathedral)

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Reviewed 25 July 2014

This Museum is situated near the Cathedral. To me it seemed much large once inside than I appeared from the outside. The displays cover a wide timescale, from prehistory up to about the late 19th century. It is well worth a visit. Entry is normally...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2014

Tu-Th 11AM-6PM, Fr-Su 11AM-5PM. A collection of maps, images and documents about the history of Lausanne, and the Lake Geneva Region from the earliest times through the long Bernese occupation to liberation and the present day. A beautifully hand-crafted diorama of 16th-century Lausanne is worth...More

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