Art centre closed
Restaurant closed

Opening hours

Art centre

Closed until June 15th.
Reopening on June 16th.

Restaurant

Closed until June 15th.
Reopening on June 16th.

 

Admission

Admission fees

Full rate CHF 14.-
Reduced rate CHF 8.-
Children (under 10) Free
Family (up to 6 people of all generations) CHF 34.-

Reduced rate (only when presented with supporting identification)

Young people (11-20 years) | Students and interns | Retired people | People with disabilities | Unemployed people | Groups of 10 people or more | Club du Bel-Age members | KulturLegi Caritas

Free entry

Children under the age of 10 | Students at Art or History of Art universities | Care takers of individuals with disabilities who otherwise would not be able to visit the Art Centre | People with refugee status (permit N, F or B)

Holders of the following cards:
Raiffeisen Member+ card | AG culturel | Abobo | Swiss Museum Pass | AMS | ICOM | Visarte | Swiss Association of Art Historians | Press Pass | Swiss Travel Pass

Offers (to be redeemed at the Foundation's ticket office)

Passeport Valaisan | Valais Pass (Vallais/Wallis Promotion) | Guest card Vercorin Tourisme

20% discount with:
An Alaïa Chalet ticket of the day | My Explorer Card | Pass-Sport Absolutely | Guest card Sierre Tourisme | Pass Explore Switzerland

Access

By public transport

Bus stop: Centre d’Art de Lens

From Sierre: SMC bus

From Sion: CarPostal, destination Crans-sur-Sierre

From Crans-Montana: CarPostal, destination Sion

Horaire CFF

By car

Motorway exit Sierre Ouest to Crans-Montana

Parkings :

– Parking du Louché, opposite Fondation Opale, 3-minute walk.
– Parking La Tribune (behind the church), parking disc up to 15 hours

Guided tours

Private guided tour on request (max 30 people) | Duration 60 min.
In French or English. On request, a tour in German is possible, subject to the guide’s availability.
CHF 120 + reduced admission ticket

Information and booking: info@fondationopale.ch or T +41 27 483 46 10

Accessibility

People with reduced mobility

A parking space is available next to the main entrance on the lake side..
Wheelchairs are also available upon request at reception.

Pushchairs

Pushchairs are not allowed in the exhibition hall. Baby carriers are available free of charge at reception.

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed in the exhibition hall, with the exception of guide dogs.

Shop & bookstore

Shop & bookstore

Our shop offers an original collection of art publications and products related to themes of our exhibitions at Fondation Opale.
Many objects originate directly from Indigenous communities in Australia. Our shop is a member of the Indigenous Art Code.
Visitors are welcome to explore through our select items of stationaries, toys, fashion accessories, art of living, decoration and design, as well as the exhibition catalogues.

Logo Indigenous Art Code

Our books

All Friends of Fondation Opale (members of the association) enjoy a 10% discount. Catalogues edited or co-edited by Fondation Opale :

Fondation Opale

High Five

Lens
2023 (FR and EN)
50 CHF
Buy
Couverture Interstellaire - Cover Interstellaire Fondation Opale and Pascal Matthey

Interstellaire

Lens
2023 (FR and EN)
5 CHF
Buy
Rêver dans le rêve des autres Mousse Publishing

Dreaming in the dream of others

Milan
2022 (FR and EN)
55 CHF
Buy
Wamulu - Gay’wu 5 Continents

Wamulu - Gay’wu

Milan
2022 (FR and EN)
39 CHF
Buy
Breath of life - la vie n’est qu’un souffle 5 Continents

Breath of life

Milan
2021 (FR and EN)
35 CHF
Buy
5 Continents

Anangu Collective – Gay’wu

Milan
2021 (FR and EN)
39 CHF
Buy
Vladimir Skoda 5 Continents

Vladimir Skoda

Lens
2021 (FR and EN)
26 CHF
Buy
Résonances 5 Continents

Resonances

Milan
2020 (FR and EN)
39 CHF
Buy
Before Time Began - aux origines de l’art aborigène contemporain Fondation Opale

Before Time Began

Milan
2019 (FR and EN)
39 CHF
Buy
Fondation Opale

Robert Fielding

Lens
2018 (FR and EN)
19 CHF
Buy

Yann Arthus-Bertrand, Legacy - une vie de photographe

Lens
1028 (FR)
29 CHF
Buy
Couverture Territoire des r^ves Arteos

Country of the Dreaming – Contemporary Aboriginal Art

Paris
2017 (FR and EN)
50 CHF
Buy