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All information about Coronavirus

Here you can find information and answers to frequently asked questions about the current coronavirus situation in Ticino.

The entertainment venues (cinemas, theatres, museums, youth centres, sports centres, fitness centres, swimming pools, wellness centres, ski lifts, boat tours, public parks, playgrounds, dog parks, discos, piano bars, night clubs) will remain closed until further notice, as established by the decree of 11 March 2020.

Events, exhibitions, shows and entertainment activities will therefore be subject to postponement and cancellation.


Museo d'arte della Svizzera italiana - LAC, temporary exhibitions

Free guided tours to temporary exhibitions.

In LAC cultural centre, MASI presents a rich, annual exhibition programme, including five exhibitions dedicated to the last two centuries of Swiss art history, from the masters Hodler, Segantini and Giacometti to the contemporaries Gertsch and Charrière, as well as a focus on the work of the world renowned photographer William Wegman. 

Temporary exhibitions


Guided tours program:

until 09.05.2020

Every Sunday
in Italian from 11:00 to 12:00

On the first Thursday of the month
in Italian from 18:00 to 19:00
in Italian from 18:30 to 19:30


from 10.05.2020

Every Sunday
in Italian from 11:00 to 12:00
in Italian from 12:00 to 13:00

On the first Thursday of the month
in Italian from 18:00 to 19:00
in German from 18:30 to 19:30
in French from 19:00 to 20:00


Guided tours for groups on request


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  1. Contact

    MASI Lugano
    Piazza Bernardino Luini 6
    6900 Lugano
    +41 58 866 42 30

  2. Notes

    The programme, days and languages ​​of the guided tours may change. Please visit the website

  3. Opening

    Open all year

  4. Prices

    Museum admission
    CHF 20.- Full price ticket
    CHF 14.- Reduced price ticket (over 65, AVS/AI, students (17-25), Ticino Ticket
    Free entrance up to 16 years and first Thursday of the month from 17:00 to 20:00

    Free guided tour, entry not included.

    +41 58 866 42 30