At the heart of “Vevey, the city of images”, the Swiss Camera Museum presents the history of photographers and photography in a bold setting, where old architecture blends with the contemporary.

The exhibition, providing a rich display of photographs and engravings from the work of practising photographers, has an audio-guide in German and in English, as well as interactive animation, projections and videos, which interest the younger generation. Among the more entertaining, this museum is highly appreciated by tourists, fascinated by its magnificent objects, some of which can be operated by the visitor. On public holidays and during the school holidays, you can develop your own traditional-style photography in the laboratory.

From the camera obscura and the magic lantern or other optical reproductions, to the digital image, this amazing collection of photographic or laboratory equipment, with its flashlights and other illuminations, as well as its studio furnishings, will let you discover the life of the photographer, from its origins right up to the present day.

During your visit, you will discover the evolution of photographic processes, from the invention of Nicéphore Niépce to the digital image, including the daguerreotype, the calotype process or the collodion wetplate, then the gelatine silver bromide dry-plate, followed by the appearance of the nitrate film or cellulose acetate and then the autochrome and colour processes.


Grande Place
1800 Vevey/Suisse
Heures d’ouverture:
du mardi au dimanche
de 11h à 17h30

Spécial vacances scolaires

Deux animations du 11 au 24 octobre

Il est prudent de réserver, places limitées.

Tél +41 21 925 34 80 - fax +41 21 921 64 58


Magie de la lanterne:

Animation-spectacle de projections lumineuses pour jeune public dans "le grenier du Musée"

Grâce à une grande lanterne magique remise en fonction, contes et légendes, histoires drôles et autres images merveilleuses permettront de ressusciter toute la magie des projections d’un temps où le cinéma n’existait pas !

Mardi, mercredi, jeudi et vendredi,  de 14h00 à 15h30

Dès 5 ans, 5 CHF 


Visite en famille du laboratoire photographique

Le Musée vous propose de découvrir son laboratoire argentique où un animateur vous assistera pour vous permettre de développer vous-même une photographie sous forme d'un photogramme que vous emporterez en souvenir de votre visite.

Tous les jours de 11h à 17h30

Adultes 16 CHF  - réductions 14 CHF  - Enfants 7 CHF



Bonnes Vacances !




Spécial vacances scolaires
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