Best of Cultural Tips

Finding the good deals and tips around Lausanne for culture

Here are listed a few tips to get around the cultural Lausanne.

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  • Free OSR (Orchestre de la Suisse Romande) Youth Card: This card, available for all PhDs 25 years old or younger, gives 4 free entrances to any concert of the OSR. You can share the entrances with another person, as long as they are also under 25.
  • Free entry in any of the 15 Lausanne museums on the first Saturday of each month
  • Visits of CERN, the worldwide known Particle Physics center in Geneva, are often organized by ACIDE. More informations here.
  • Carte Cultissime : for 18-25 years old, free card that grants access to half fare for shows and free for communal museums. Find more informations on
  • Carte Culture for people receiving subsidies for health insurance from the OVAM (Office vaudois d’assurance maladie): This card is free and gives you the possibility to take part in various social and cultural events for reduced price/free. More information on:
  • Grand Huit circuit (Arsenic, Grange de Dorigny, Théâtre 2.21, CPA): With a membership in any of these four theaters, the tickets for the other three are 8CHF.
  • Vidy Theatre: unlimited pass (half season and full season) at young rates. More information on: