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LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura

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Visit to René Magritte exhibition in LAC Lugano

Travelling through Switzerland on the way to Turin, decided to have stop in Lugano. Here visited... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
Gerard R
Excellent facility on the Lake

This really is the art center for the Ticino. It is located across the street from Lake Lugano and... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2018
Philip M
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura is a new cultural centre dedicated to the visual arts, music and the performing arts, one of Switzerland’s most important cultural institutions, with the aim of promoting a wide range of art and establishing Lugano as a...more
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piazza Bernardino Luini 6, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
+41 58 866 42 00
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Reviewed 9 December 2018

The LAC is not family-friendly although they intend too. The guards are absolutely a disgrace and very rude. I was yelled at because I entered an exhibition with a stroller, although there were neither prohibition signs nor staff at the entrance and nobody told me...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

A good location and interesting architecture make it a place to visit when in Lugano, depending on the exhibition. Unfortunately the organisation is not overly professional. The personnel doesn’t speak any German, French or English. Student discounts end at age 25. Guided tours are only...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

Travelling through Switzerland on the way to Turin, decided to have stop in Lugano. Here visited the LAC (Swiss-Italian contemporary art museum) were exhibition of surrealist René Magritte was. Nice overview with about 150 works.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gerard R
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Our visit at LAC was disappointing. The building is impressive, and it will become in time an important center of culture. However, the museum is yet in the making, and the permanent collection exhibition is not yet open. Nothing of the permanent collections of art...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 20 July 2018

This really is the art center for the Ticino. It is located across the street from Lake Lugano and just up the street from a very old church with ancient frescoes. Located just a short walk from downtown Lugano. LAC offers music and dance programs...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Philip M
Reviewed 28 May 2018

We actually went to see this spectacular building on the lake front! Inside is cool and cavernous, with an amazing 270 degree view of the lake from the first floor picture windows in the gallery. The museum has a modern art collection which isn't really...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

When visiting Lugano, we were thinking of the lake and the mountains, so this lovely museum was an added bonus.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

We wanted somewhere for a cuppa, we tried Art & Culture center and were greatly surprised. The cafe is very spacious and very clean. Only problem is Paying the do not accept euro's Only the Swiss franc! hay hoo

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank terrypj
Reviewed 6 November 2017

we attended a gathering at this museum and enjoyed its display. the building is ultra modern and is a few steps from the lake. its view was beautiful. highly recommend.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

I visited the Contemporary India Exhibition, got thirsty and hungry and entered the small Bar inside the atrium. I think the name was Gabbani. I have seen a better Bar at the Sucre airport in Bolivia but forgot to have lunch and it was getting...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Al B
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