The exhibition halls are located in the "Palais de Rumine", in the center of Lausanne.

Opening hours

Following the decisions taken by political and medical authorities in the face of the evolution of the coronavirus pandemic, the Musée cantonal de géologie is forced to close its doors with immediate effect and until further notice. The health of our audiences and our teams being the top priority, we thank you for your understanding. We are looking forward to seeing you again once the context allows it.



Tuesday-Sunday   10h-17h
Monday   closed

Admission fees

Free for the members of the Amis du Musée

Guided tours

The museum organises on request guided tours which can be given in English. The price is of 100.- fr. for the first hour and 50.- fr. per extra hour, plus the usual admission fees.


The exhibitions halls are situated on level 3 in the "Palais de Rumine", in the center of Lausanne, on the Riponne place.


Métro M2 : Riponne-Maurice Béjard

Bus nº 1, 2 : Rue Neuve

Bus nº 7, 8 : Riponne-Maurice Béjard

Bus nº 16 : Pierre Viret

Location map of the "Palais de Rumine"


Welcome desk at the "Palais de Rumine": 021 316 33 10

Museum secretary: 021 692 44 70;

Someone from the museum staff

Postal address: Musée cantonal de géologie, UNIL-Anthropole, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland

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The "Palais de Rumine", on the Riponne place

Rumine by night!

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