In the former residence of Voltaire, a museum has stood since 1954. Principally a center of research on the philosopher and ... More
Voltaire Institute & Museum
In the former residence of Voltaire, a museum has stood since 1954. Principally a center of research on the philosopher and the 18th century, it houses old editions, manuscripts, paintings, drawings, and sculptures. Articles belonging to Voltaire himself are on display giving you a fascinating taste of the day-to-day life of the author. The mansion is in the grounds of the Parc Delices which Voltaire himself described as "Les jardins d'Epicure".
Situated on the site of the former Horticultural School of French speaking Switzerland, Parc des Franchises extends over 55,000 square
meters (34 square miles). There is a beautiful rosary that was planted in 1948 and the wooden and wrought ...
The Institute of American Indian Arts Museum is located downtown, one block east of the plaza and across the street
from the St. Francis Cathedral. It's the only museum in the world that highlights contemporary Native American arts. Carl ...
In the middle of a huge park, which stretches to the quay of Ouchy, is the Elysee museum. Located in
a stunning 18th century home, this museum is entirely dedicated to photography, showing either its own collection or as ...