House of Elsewhere

Characteristics
History: 

Founded by French encyclopaedist Pierre Versins in 1976 (historical information).

Research: 

The House of Elsewhere explores the important subjects of science fiction and displays distinguished artists and visionaries such as painters, sculptors or cartoonists (H. R. Giger, Caza, etc.).

As a research center, the House of Elsewhere includes also a image library.

Inventory: 

The House of Elsewhere is a museum dedicated to science fiction, utopia and extraordinary journeys.

Every year the House presents in two or three exhibitions parts of its collection with about 70'000 objects. It also presents expositions outdoors.

Exhibitions

Espace Jules Verne: This exhibition presents many works and ancient documents concerning Jules Verne, his vision and the literary context (of the ancient Utopia to the science fiction of 1940s).

Memories From The Future Space: offer several perspectives on science fiction manga, and in particular the links it has forged since the Second World War with Western aesthetics.

Collections

The House of Elsewhere holds several collections: Fonds Pierre Versins (general collection); Fonds Jean-Michel Margot (Jules Verne collection); Fonds Malcolm Willits (Pulps collection); Fonds Brian Stableford (Anglo-Saxon collection); Fonds Andrew Watts (pictorial collection )

Postal address
Case postale 945
Place Pestalozzi 14
1401
Yverdon-les-Bains
Switzerland
Statistics
Review Date: 
01.02.2017