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LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura

piazza Bernardino Luini 6, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
+41 58 866 42 00
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  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
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Travelers talk about
“concert hall” (5 reviews)
“art museum” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
piazza Bernardino Luini 6, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
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+41 58 866 42 00
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"concert hall"
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"cultural center"
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"art museum"
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"modern building"
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"rainy day"
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Reviewed yesterday

This really is the art center for the Ticino. It is located across the street from Lake Lugano and just up the street from a very old church with ancient frescoes. Located just a short walk from downtown Lugano. LAC offers music and dance programs...More

Thank Philip M
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Reviewed 27 May 2018

We actually went to see this spectacular building on the lake front! Inside is cool and cavernous, with an amazing 270 degree view of the lake from the first floor picture windows in the gallery. The museum has a modern art collection which isn't really...More

Thank Devendra R
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

When visiting Lugano, we were thinking of the lake and the mountains, so this lovely museum was an added bonus.

Thank Jane M
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

We wanted somewhere for a cuppa, we tried Art & Culture center and were greatly surprised. The cafe is very spacious and very clean. Only problem is Paying the do not accept euro's Only the Swiss franc! hay hoo

Thank terrypj
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

we attended a gathering at this museum and enjoyed its display. the building is ultra modern and is a few steps from the lake. its view was beautiful. highly recommend.

Thank vdsl90
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

I visited the Contemporary India Exhibition, got thirsty and hungry and entered the small Bar inside the atrium. I think the name was Gabbani. I have seen a better Bar at the Sucre airport in Bolivia but forgot to have lunch and it was getting...More

Thank Al B
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Although the exhibit was nice, the guards can be a bit hands-off. I was yelled at today by an employee in the downstairs area for accidentally touching a piece with my foot. I immediately left the museum nearly in tears because of the way he...More

Thank Noah P
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

The indian exhibition is very interesting, especially the paintings and very old pictures shown. Whereas the own down stairs is probably one of the highly conceptual ones that only the master understands. During the next period additional sessions are planned like sitar concert that sounds...More

Thank H Z
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

We walked 1.2 km up from our Hotel Ibis to visit this new Art Museum. Free on the Ist Sunday of the month, we were surprised that there was no permanent exhibit, only a special one on India. We spent 1 1/2 hours strolling through...More

Thank Gene J
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

This complex of art and culture buildings, echoes the old medieval cloister which it has replaced. Interesting areas to sit, and grab a nosh or enjoy a cultural event. Worth checking out for the architectural interest.

Thank Anna H
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