Opening hours

Museum + Bookshop & Shop
Tuesday-Sunday: 10am–6pm
Thursday: 10am–9pm
Monday: closed
Open on the following public holidays: Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Monday, Whit Monday, Swiss National Day – 1st August, Federal Fast Monday – Jeûne fédéral (10am–6pm)
Ascension Thursday (10am–9pm)
The museum is closed to the public between temporary exhibitions.

Restaurant L’esquisse
Tuesday-Sunday: 10am–6pm
Thursday: 10am–11pm
Monday: closed


CHF 22.-
AVS/AI/AC – Concessions 
CHF 18.-
Students, apprentices, young people (aged 10–17)
CHF 10.-
Group (10 people or more)
CHF 18.-
Family (2 adults + children)         
CHF 45.-
Thursday Night Opening (6pm – 9pm)    
CHF 11.- (adults) | CHF 5.- (children)
Children (up to 9 years old)
Amies et Amis de l’Hermitage
School visits (reservation required)
RailAway Offer
By traveling with public transport, you benefit from a 20% reduction on your entry to the Fondation de l’Hermitage.  Find more information on the offer as well as booking options at


Route du Signal 2
1018 Lausanne

Public Transports
TL bus 16 – Hermitage stop
Horaires TL – Transports publics de la région lausannoise
Horaires CFF

Parking du Signal, place des Fêtes de Sauvabelin

A cloakroom and lockers are available free of charge at the museum entrance. Bags no larger than A4 size (approx. 20 x 30 cm) are permitted in the exhibition rooms. All larger bags must be left in the lockers.

Baby Buggies
Compact buggies may be used inside the museum.
Permitted buggies are available from Reception if required (booking advisable +41 (0)21 320 50 01).

The museum is wheelchair accessible (ramp and lift).
Wheelchairs, walking sticks and crutches are available from Reception on request (booking advisable +41 (0)21 320 50 01).

Guide dogs only are allowed inside the museum.