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Palais de Rumine

Place de la Riponne 6, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland

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About Palais de Rumine

This Florentine neo-Renaissance-style building was constructed in 1904 in Place de la Riponne, in the historic center of the city of Lausanne. It housed facilities such as the library of the University of Lausanne, and scientific and artistic collections belonging to the Canton of Vaud.



Attractions near Palais de Rumine

Lausanne Cathedral0.13km from Palais de Rumine

The Cathedral of Notre Dame of Lausanne is a church located in the city of Lausanne, in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland. It belongs to the Evangelical Reformed Church of the Canton of Vaud. The cathedral was consecrated and dedicated to Our Lady in 1275.

Escaliers du Marché0.14km from Palais de Rumine

The Escaliers du Marché is the covered stairs leading up from the bottom of Mercerie Street to the cathedral square in Lausanne, Switzerland. The date of their construction is unknown. The current staircases, in wood, covered, built parallel to very sloping paving, date from 1717-1719.

The MUDAC is the only museum in French-speaking Switzerland exclusively dedicated to design and contemporary applied arts. MUDAC offers exhibitions of its permanent collections as well as thematic presentations of 21 st century's fundamental trends.

Château Saint-Maire0.2km from Palais de Rumine

Château Saint-Maire was built from 1397 to 1425 by the Bishops of Lausanne to serve as their fortified residence. It is now serves as the seat of the cantonal government, the Council of State of Vaud. And also a Swiss heritage site of national significance.

Collection de l'Art Brut0.84km from Palais de Rumine

The Collection de l’Art Brut exhibits a collection of “outsider art”, produced by self-taught social outcasts, such as psychiatric hospital patients and prisoners.

Cantonal Museum of Fine Arts0.9km from Palais de Rumine

The Cantonal Museum of Fine Arts is an art museum in Lausanne, Switzerland. The museum showcases more than 10,000 artworks.

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The canton of Vaud is the third largest of the Swiss cantons by population. The capital and biggest city is Lausanne, officially designated "Olympic Capital" by the International Olympic Committee and hosting many international sports organizations.