Yverdon-les-Bains

Switzerland



Address:
(administration buildings) rue des Casernes, 2
Yverdon-les-Bains
1401
Phone: +41 (0)24 426 31 64
Website: www.museemode.ch

Musée Suisse De La Mode

Founded in 1982, The Swiss Museum of Fashion aims to conserve, enrich and put into value its precious patrimony. Its clothing and accessories, as well as the documents it houses originate largely from donations.


 Permanent Collection Highlights (8)

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Permanent Collection

The collection comprises close to 5000 items of clothing and accessories, from the 18th century to the present. It houses a significant collection of the designer Robert Piguet (1898-1953), who is from Yverdon-les-Bains, and who set up his design house in Paris in 1933. The collection includes 3000 of his original sketches, photographs and documents.
The museum also presents several publications and fashion periodicals.


Exhibitions

NOCES D’ARGENT
The Swiss Museum of Fashion celebrates its 25 year anniversary!
Exhibition runs until 4 November 2007
To celebrate its 25 year anniversary, this exhibition allows its visitors to discover or rediscover the collection’s most beautiful pieces, spanning three centuries of fashion history (1750 – 1990). The exhibition is accompanied by conferences and activities taking place throughout the exhibition period. Please see website for full program details.




Cost

Adults €8
Students and concessions €7
Children €4
Under 6 year olds free
Groups of over 20 people €7 per peron
Guided tour €50


Opening hours

April - May: Open from 2pm to 5pm, Tuesday to Sunday
June – September: Open from 11am to 5pm, Tuesday to Sunday






News and events

FASHION SHOW
25 October, 2007
This fashion show will present the creations of young stylists. Reservations can be made with the museum.