Swiss Camera Museum © Musée Suisse de l'Appareil Photo
Swiss Camera Museum © Musée Suisse de l'Appareil Photo
Swiss Camera Museum © Musée Suisse de l'Appareil Photo

Swiss Camera Museum

A stone’s throw from Lake Geneva, the Swiss Camera Museum offers adults and children alike the chance to discover everything about the art of photography, with kids workshops every Saturday and a photo club. Free audio-guides and a smartphone app are available.

Opened in 1979 on the Place du Marché in Vevey, the Swiss Camera Museum was extended in 2001 and the collection has grown rapidly to reflect the massive technological changes in the field.

From camera obscura – the ancestor of the camera – and other magic lanterns to digital cameras, the museum has a diverse collection of appliances but also includes photographs (particularly the first ever photos) and tells the story of some of the inventors who left their mark on this form of art. Due to its reputation, the museum’s collection is regularly enhanced with donations or loans.

In addition to the permanent exhibition, there are also temporary exhibitions throughout the year and, to cater for everyone, there are special games, texts and installations for the young audience.

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