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Free Audioguide

Discover the exhibition with William Hauptman, art historian and curator of the exhibition, in a free audioguide available at the museum's entrance.
In French or in English


Thursdays at 6.30 pm and Sundays at 3 pm 
In French 
CHF 6.- (plus entrance fee) / free for Friends of l'Hermitage 

Group size limited



Guided tours for private groups are available by prior arrangement. 
Languages: French, German, Swiss German, English, Italian 
140 CHF (plus entrance fee) 
Group size maximum 25



Thursday 21 February, 6.30 pm

From Turner to Whistler, the advent of modern painting in Britain (in French)
by William Hauptman, art historian, specialist in British art and curator of the exhibition

Thursday 21 March, 6.30 pm

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and the creation of Sherlock Holmes (in French)
by Vincent Delay, president of the Société D’études Holmésiennes de la Suisse Romande and member of the Sherlock Holmes Society of London

Thursday 9 May, 6.30 pm

The Royal Academy of Arts in London in the days of Queen Victoria: golden age or slow decline? (in French)
by MaryAnne Stevens, art historian and exhibitions curator

CHF 13.- / CHF 11.- concessions
Combined ticket (talk + exhibition): CHF 26.- / CHF 23.- concessions
Free for Friends of l’Hermitage
On booking


Murder & Mystery evenings

Saturday 30 March, 6.30 pm
Saturday 4 May, 6.30 pm

Death by chance!
In the exhibition, characters emerge from the paintings and take you into their world. During a meal after the visit, try to solve the mystery!
An enthralling evening to enjoy with all the family (age 10 upwards) or with friends.
In collaboration with the restaurant L’esquisse and the theatre company Rêves en Stock.

In French
CHF 119.- per person (excluding drinks) 
Booking necessary




Saturday 6 April, 1.30–5.30 pm
Saturday 18 May, 1.30–5.30 pm

Art on stage!
Guided tour of the exhibition followed by a drawing workshop, with two actors holding poses inspired by the paintings.
In partnership with the Manufacture - Haute école des arts de la scène.

CHF 80.- per person including exhibition visit, workshop and drawing materials
In French
All levels (age 16 upwards)
Number of participants limited


For more information, please contact us by email or phone + 41 (0)21 320 50 01 (from Tuesday to Friday).
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