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Change of schedule and possible cancelled activities

Events, exhibitions, shows and entertainment activities may be postponed or even cancelled.

Given the ever-changing situation, we would advise you to always check opening times in advance as well as any restrictions applying to the event directly with the contact people indicated.

We do our best to keep you constantly updated but apologise for any inconvenience caused.


Museo d'arte della Svizzera italiana, Lugano - sede LAC

The MASI Lugano born by the merging between the Museo Cantonale d’Arte and the Museo d’Arte. In LAC the exhibitions focus on modern and contemporary art.

It is based in the LAC and in Palazzo Reali, the historical site of the Museo Cantonale d’Arte. The Museum brings together the City of Lugano and the Canton Ticino’s collections, which are complementary: they cover a period of time that goes from ancient times until this day, with a particular attention payed to the Swiss and Italian art scenes in the 19th and in the 20th centuries, making significant inroads into the international context. The new LAC exhibition site located over three floors. It hosts on a floor the permanent exhibition whilst the other floors are devoted to temporary exhibitions, designed to explore modern and contemporary art. Thanks to these spaces and specific designed equipment, conceived to handle the art works in line with the most modern safety and conservation standards, the Museum can house projects so far extremely hard to organise. The striking architectural structure provides the opportunity to analyse aspects of the 20th century and contemporary art, where the boundaries between the various disciplines are blurred.



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  1. Contact

    Museo d'arte della Svizzera italiana, Lugano - sede LAC
    Piazza Bernardino Luini 6
    6900 Lugano
    +41 58 866 42 40

  2. Notes
  3. Opening

    Open all year
    Open on
    Tu-We-Fr: 11:00 – 18:00
    Th: 11:00-20:00
    Sa-Sun-Public Holidays: 10:00 – 18:00
    Mo: closed

  4. Prices

    CHF 20.- Full price ticket
    CHF 16.- Reduced price ticket (over 65, AVS/AI, students (17-25)
    CHF 14.– Ticino Ticket/IoInsegno

    Combined ticket (admission to LAC and Palazzo Reali)
    Full price ticket: CHF 24.- / reduced price ticket: CHF 19.- / Ticino Ticket/IoInsegno: CHF 16.50.-

    All year round
    Free entry first Thursday of the month from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

  5. Access to the disabled
    • Restroom with wheelchair accessible (WC)