We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Maison d'Ailleurs

place Pestalozzi 14, Yverdon-les-Bains 1400, Switzerland
+41 24 425 64 38
Review Highlights
Boring place , unless you really like SF literature

Didn't feel to much affiliated with the museum. A museum for Science Fiction books is not really... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
Cosmin C
Ploiesti, Prahova, Romania
via mobile
Great Museum

Great museum, do not skip the Jules Verne room as is outstanding. We had a lovely time and will be... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2016
Lugano, Switzerland
Read all 94 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Museum of science fiction, utopia and extraordinary journeys
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
14 Oct 2017
“Boring place , unless you really like SF literature”
5 Nov 2016
“Great Museum”
place Pestalozzi 14, Yverdon-les-Bains 1400, Switzerland
+41 24 425 64 38
Write a ReviewReviews (94)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 27 reviews

Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Didn't feel to much affiliated with the museum. A museum for Science Fiction books is not really something you want to see. Despite this the organisers gave their best. Jules Verne sector is worth it.

Thank Cosmin C
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Great museum, do not skip the Jules Verne room as is outstanding. We had a lovely time and will be happy to go back for another exhibit.

Thank Za036
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Spent a happy hour here enjoying the interactive exhibits. Even our teenage son was engaged. Located in beautiful old town of yverdon. If here - make a beeline!

Thank 993Rpg
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Wikipedia has a great little write up on this museum. We felt it was well worth the visit, but you do have to know French to enjoy the videos that provide much of the background info. There is a really fun demonstration of 3D goggles,...More

Thank Thomas O
Reviewed 15 May 2016

The reason I decided to visit the museum was that multiple reviews stated how unique and amazing it is. In my opinion though it is pretty average and small. The interactive part of the 'Dancing with the Stars' exhibition was alright, but I found the...More

Thank MeExploringTheWorld
Reviewed 29 February 2016

And I am such a fan. Every exhibition I have seen here has been excellent (superheros, robots, russian films...) There is also a wonderfully atmospheric library of rare fantasy books where fascinating mini exhibitions can take place.

Thank Xeni25
Reviewed 12 February 2016

This one has been a recurring treat over the years, and such an unlikely one too. Consider this: Yverdon is a smaller-sized Swiss "city" halfway between much more regionally important places: Lausanne and Bern. It has little to recommend it beyond its thermal baths. Why...More

Thank Nicky-and-Nick
Reviewed 4 August 2015

It subject changes often and it can be very good ,worth looking what on , so far a been many time and never been disappointed

Thank Roland S
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

A yet hidden gem in Switzerland. Museum not only for Science Fiction fans, with very interesting and well researched exhibitions. Also, they do a great in giving you an up-to-date museum experiece. Sensible use of different media types (sound, motion pictures, etc).

1  Thank Fenumalea
Reviewed 27 April 2015

If you love sci-fi, stop here. Only a few interactive exhibits, and mostly paintings and art. The library was very neat but it was hard to read the titles behind the glass. I enjoyed the collection of old RPGs, and the Lego exhibits were nifty,...More

Thank EDLichtenstein
Nearby Restaurants
Restaurant du Chateau
223 reviews
.02 km away
La Pinte
135 reviews
.32 km away
La Grenette
199 reviews
.10 km away
Le Bar du Coq
43 reviews
.11 km away
Nearby Attractions
Place Pestalozzi
124 reviews
.05 km away
Le Centre Thermal
246 reviews
.95 km away
Musee d'Yverdon
42 reviews
.03 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Maison d'Ailleurs staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines