giancarlo e danna

the temporary exhibition space in Lugano opens to the public in autumn and spring.

getting here

by public transport / on foot

From the FFS railway station in Lugano, go down the steps to Via Cattedrale and then continue walking along Via Nassa. Once you pass the LAC, you’ll find the Olgiati collection on the other side of the road, in the basement of the Central Park building. Or take the Line 4 TPL bus for Lugano city centre and get off at the Piazza Luini stop.

From the city centre take the Line 1 for Paradiso, or the Line 4 for Canobbio, and get off at the Piazza Luini stop.


by car, arriving from the south:

A9 motorway (Autostrada dei Laghi) towards Como–San Gottardo or A8 motorway towards Varese–Stabio (Gaggiolo). Recommended exit: Lugano SUD towards Viale Giuseppe Cattori, turn left (1.5 km) onto Riva Paradiso (57 m) and Riva Antonio Caccia (600 m), and continue until you reach the LAC roundabout.


by car, arriving from the north:

A2 motorway, towards San Gottardo–Chiasso-Italy. 
Recommended exit: Lugano NORD, exit 49 towards Ponte Tresa/Airport (1.4 km), follow the directions for Lugano at the junction, keeping left (120 m), at the roundabout take the first exit for Autostrada Lugano-Centro (1.8 km ) onto Via Bioggio (280 m), Via Besso (1.0 km) and Via Romeo Manzoni (260 m), turn right onto Via Clemente Maraini, turn left onto Via Antonio Adamini and Riva Antonio Caccia, and continue until you reach the LAC roundabout.


parking garage in front of the cultural center LAC – Lugano Arte e Cultura.




The museum is free of barriers restricting access to both the venue and its services, allowing everyone to enjoy their visit autonomously.



guided tours and school

During the museum’s opening periods


Free italian guided tours are available at 3 PM every Sunday

Free guided tours for schools


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