the temporary exhibition space in Lugano opens to the public in autumn and spring.
opening hoursfrom 12.09.2021 to 09.01.2022
from Friday to Sunday 11:00 am — 6:00 pm
Admission is always free
The temporary exhibition space is next to the LAC – Lugano Arte e Cultura – cultural centre.
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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.
During the museum’s opening periods
Free guided tours for individual visitors are available at 3 PM every Sunday.
Guided group tours in Italian: CHF 150 | in English: CHF 200
Guided tours for schools: free
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