Plans Approved for Charlie Chaplin Museum in Switzerland

1 September 2010 (Last Updated September 1st, 2010 18:30)

Plans for a new Charlie Chaplin Museum in Corsier-sur-Vevey, Switzerland, have been approved by the Swiss authorities. The CHF50m ($49m) museum plan has been developed by the Charlie Chaplin Museum Foundation and Chaplin Museum Development, with a team of partners including Nestlé

Plans for a new Charlie Chaplin Museum in Corsier-sur-Vevey, Switzerland, have been approved by the Swiss authorities.

The CHF50m ($49m) museum plan has been developed by the Charlie Chaplin Museum Foundation and Chaplin Museum Development, with a team of partners including Nestlé Switzerland.

The scheme will be built at Manoir de Ban which is the late movie actor's home.

Designed by Philippe Meylan Architects, the building will be inspired by the actors burlesque style of work and will employ the latest acoustics and imaging technologies.

The sustainable scheme will feature a multimedia theatre, exhibition spaces, a shop and cafe, an entrance piazza and terraces, an esplanade and a garden.

The scheme is scheduled to be open in 2012, according to eturbonews.com.