Musée Suisse de l’Appareil Photographique


Focussing on the instrument rather than the image, this photography museum explores inventors, techniques and equipment and is a must for gear nuts.

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Nearby Vevey attractions

1. Alimentarium

0.17 MILES

Nestlé’s headquarters have been in Vevey since 1814, hence its presence in the form of this museum dedicated to nutrition and all things edible, past and…

2. Musée Jenisch


This museum exhibits Swiss art from the 19th and 20th centuries, as well as a broad collection of works on paper by international artists. Check out the…

3. Musée Suisse du Jeu

0.71 MILES

An amusing spot for kids, the Swiss Game Museum has games arranged by theme – educational, strategic, simulation, skill and chance – and there are several…

4. Villa Le Lac

0.85 MILES

Declared a World Heritage Site in 2016, Villa Le Lac, built by world-renowned Swiss architect Le Corbusier between 1923 and 1924, is a must for…

5. Chaplin's World


This engaging museum celebrates the life and work of iconic London-born film star Charlie Chaplin. Split between the neoclassical Manoir de Ban – the…

6. Mont Pélerin

1.67 MILES

Ride the GoldenPass funicular from Vevey (Sfr14, 11 minutes, every 20 minutes) through vineyards to the village of Chardonne, and onwards to the foot of…

7. Ascenseur Plein Ciel

1.74 MILES

This glass elevator atop Mont Pélerin whisks you a further 65m higher to a viewing platform from where the panorama of Lavaux, Lake Geneva, the Jura and…

8. Chemin de Fer – Musée Blonay-Chamby

2.59 MILES

This fun-for-the-whole-family steam-railway museum 6km east of Vevey has a fabulous permanent collection of locomotives and rolling stock, plus regular…