Inaugural weekend: the program

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Inauguration Plateforme 10, Lausanne

Plateforme 10 is throwing open its doors for a festive weekend of events – all of it entirely free!


The new building that is home to two museums, Photo Elysée and mudac, will be welcoming the public for the very first time, while the three parts of the exhibition Train Zug Treno Tren mounted by those two museums and MCBA, will be opening in their respective museums as well. To celebrate these events, the museums will be staying open later than usual:


Saturday 18 June, 10 am – 1 am the following morning

Sunday 19 June, 10 am – 8 pm


On the Plateforme 10 esplanade as well as the 2 buildings of the museums, Signal L, and the Arcades, the party will go on without stop.


See you soon on Plateforme 10!


The Collection

Permanent presentation

« Come and see here what you won’t see elsewhere! » is the slogan for the permanent exhibition, laid out chronologically over two floors to showcase treasures from Vaud’s art collections, with some three hundred works dating from the eighteenth century to the present day.

A Chair and You

28.10.2022 – 26.02.2023

mudac have the privilege of revealing to the public for the first time the collection of Thierry Barbier-Mueller, one of the largest private collections in the world of chairs by artists, designers and architects, in a scenography designed by Robert Wilson.

Balthus the Draftsman

03.02 – 23.04.2023

The exhibition features a selection of drawings by Balthus which the artist’s family has placed with the museum as long-term loans.

Eat and drink

Restaurant Arcadia, Plateforme 10, Lausanne

Arcadia Restaurant

Arcadia, with its seven iconic arches, opens the door to a la carte Mediterranean cuisine, starting from an Italian artisanal base, combining know-how and local seasonal products. For those looking for a relaxed, tasty, and inclusive dining experience, whether at lunch for everyday cooking or in the evening for a more special occasion. Always in a relaxed and friendly environment, just like at home.


Information and booking
+41 21 318 44 10

Restaurant Le Nabi, Lausanne

Le Nabi

MCBA’s Le Nabi offers an innovative concept at the crossroads of various artistic and culinary cultures, with a gourmet menu designed to highlight a cuisine that is healthy, esthetically pleasing, and committed. Our seasonal products come from regionally sourced farms that respect the environment.



Information and booking

+41 21 311 02 90


Café Lumen

Le Café Lumen invites you to discover its menu of quick and spontaneous dishes that use artisanal products served simply on a board, in a clay bowl, or nestled between two slices of focaccia. Here you will find the best of the region’s culinary tradition. All our drinks are artisanal with a fine selection of craft cider and beer, wine, and homemade non-alcoholic beverages. Our coffee is freshly roasted. We’re a stop along the region’s greenway, the Voie Verte foot and bicycle path, with takeaway service available.


Information and booking

+41 21 311 02 90

Reduced mobility

Plateforme 10 is accessible to all persons with reduced mobility. Lifts are available in each of the buildings. A lift also provides access to the Esplanade from Ave. Ruchonnet. Two disabled parking spaces are available at the end of the Ave. Ruchonnet access (GPS 46°31’06.3′′N 6°37’29.1′′E).

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