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Vaud Sights

Musée Alexis Forel

  • 54 Grand-Rue Map It
  • Morges

Updated 10/09/2012

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In the heart of town, a 16th-century courtyard-centered mansion, once home to renowned engraver Alexis Forel, displays the holdings of the Musée Alexis Forel. Although most of Forel's exceptional engravings are in the Musée Jenisch, in Vevey, here you can experience his home surroundings. Thick-beamed salons filled with high-back chairs, stern portraits, and delicate china remain as they were in the 1920s, when musicians and writers such as Stravinsky, Paderewski, and

Rolland gathered for lively discussions and private concerts. An attic room has a selection of 18th-century puppets and porcelain dolls.

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54 Grand-Rue, Morges, Vaud, 1110, Switzerland

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  • 10 SF
  • Mid Mar.–early Dec., Wed.–Sun. 2–6

Updated 10/09/2012


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