Musée du Vieux Pays-d'Enhaut is one of the finest museums in Château d`Oex. This museum displays folklore art and artisan items that help you learn about the lives of people that lived here during earlier centuries. A wide range of cut paper artworks of Johann Jakob Hauswirth can also be found at Musée du Vieux Pays-d'Enhaut.
Set in the manoir where he breathed his last, Chaplin's World is a museum dedicated entirely to the legendary comedian, Charlie Chaplin. This charming museum gives an insight deep into the comedian's personal as well as his professional life. The museum is divided into three sections, the world-class studio, the lush green park and the splendid manor. Within the studio, you will find yourself surrounded by model sets from some of his well-known films, wax statues of the legend and his co-stars, and audiovisuals that trace his journey from a nobody to one of the most talented actors, writers and filmmakers. The museum also illustrates his meetings with famous personalities like Sophia Loren and Mahatma Gandhi. For any further information, you can call on +41 842 422 422. If you wish to spend your day immersed in stories from the life of this legendary comedian, Chaplin's World assures you an enriching experience.
Lucens Castle is a beautiful and grand historic structure, located on a hill top and over looking the countryside town of Lucens. Built around the 16th Century, the castle served a residential place for kings and nobility, a fortress, a girls institution before being sold to a private party. Today, it functions as a luxury event venue with weddings, dinners, parties, meetings and conferences regularly hosted here. 10 rooms for accommodation are available as well.
The Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts is one of the most prestigious fine art galleries in the city of Lausanne; the cultural hub of Switzerland. The Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts exhibits the works of some of the best artists in the country, be it amateurs or established ones. There are various exhibitions and artistic events taking place here on a regular basis. If you're an avid art lover, then you will not want to miss out on the chance to see a Van Gogh or Picasso.
Located on the shoreline of Lake Geneva is the famous Montreux Casino known to host the Montreux Jazz Festival. The casino was rebuilt in 1971 after it was burned down when a fan set the venue ablaze during a Frank Zappa concert, the incident is memorialized in English rock group, Deep Purple's song, "Smoke on the water". The casino has been a popular venue for many great symphony orchestras and renowned conductors. Today the casino serves as an event venue and is home to one of the best contemporary restaurant and bar in Montreux.
Perched atop a small hill with the mighty Swiss Alps in the background, the Gruyères Castle forms a picturesque fairytale like image. Built in the late 13th Century, the castle has been passed down through a number of noble families but has been remarkably well preserved throughout all these years. A Swiss heritage site today, it attracts a number of visitors every year due to its rich historical heritage and beautifully manicured hedge gardens. Today it is home to an art museum with paintings by notable artists like Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, Barthélemy Menn and many others. A number of temporary exhibitions, cultural events and music festivals are also regularly organized at its premises.
Pathé les Galeries is for all you film lovers! Enjoy watching the latest blockbusters, all under one roof. This well-equipped multiplex has eight separate screens and hosts innumerable movies every week. This complex shows only the biggest films, sometimes in their original versions. Enjoy the luxury of choosing from 8 different films at any given time.
Located in the center of Lausanne, the Galerie du Marché exhibits the work of a large number artists that specialize in the exploration and reproduction of the works of 20th-century Sqiss outsider artist Aloïse Corbaz. Known for its psychological undertones, the art of Aloïse is also noted for being composed of vivid colors, and drawn with diverse media, such as crayons, pencils, and flower juice.
Heralded as amongst the finest performing arts facility in Lausanne, Salle Métropole is a popular venue for concerts and other cultural extravaganzas. Housed in a listed monument, it combines the splendor of a historical venue with modern amenities and watching a live performance here as an audience member is nothing short of spectacular. The headliners include some of the most renowned national and international artists across the world and can hold up to 2800 persons at once. This state of the art structure is also used as a venue for a plethora of events, including weddings, conferences, award ceremonies, and lectures and is perfectly suited for a large audience.
Named after the lively and trendy neighborhood where it’s located, this seven-screen movie theater is the most ‘modern’ in Lausanne, meaning that it seems the most like a modern multiplex. Although the place is smaller and more thoughtfully designed than the standard variety multiplex, there’s nothing but sleek screening rooms, red velvet seats, modern lighting, and high-fidelity sound. Visitors won’t find an art-house theater if that’s what they’re looking for, but all things considered it’s a first-rate theater with a nice mix of films. The theater often hosts first screenings, festivals, children’s theater, and other community events.