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International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum

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This renowned museum, universally acclaimed as one of the best in the city, provides a moving reminder of the importance of international humanitarian efforts.
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avenue de la Paix 17, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
+41 22 748 95 11
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Though it is expensive to get in especially if you are from the UK and used to some free museums, it proved to be good value for money. The audio guides are excellent and help to immerse you in the museum. There are many interesting...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rogueyoda
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The International Red Cross museum was easily accessible by either walking (15 minutes) or taxi (5-10 minutes) from the Geneva airport. After purchasing your ticket, they supply you with an audio guide that narrates the museum while you walk through. It was expertly done and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank EmZLY2
Reviewed 23 January 2019

We went on a Saturday and because it was the first one of the month so the visit was free. So that was a really nice surprise to begin with. As a nurse and the girlfriend of a Air Force member it is really interesting...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank manonw279
Reviewed 27 December 2018

Interesting museum. It was nice to learn about the red cross and how much work they do helping people all around the world. It was interesting to learn how long the red cross has been around. It is a very good cause.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Angela M
Reviewed 26 December 2018

This unique museum is the only one in the world devoted to the Red Cross and the Red Crescent which justly deserves its place in Geneva – not least because the Red Cross was founded by a Genevan, Henry Dunant, who created the international movement...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

The museum is well designed. The holograms are really cool! My friends and I enjoyed the game where you save the islanders from the storm. Not an essential stop in Geneva

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 8 December 2018

Three fixed displays which are interactive with the audio device. Very well presented and informative and thought provoking. Set aside a couple of hours.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rama1
Reviewed 8 December 2018

Geneva is also the hub for a number of NGOs and International organisations, such as United Nations and Red Cross. This museum highlights how the Red Cross helps families separated by war or genocide; and the third details its work during and after natural disasters....More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank pauljer
Reviewed 30 November 2018

Though there is quite a high fee to enter, the museum does accept the International ICOM guide. With entry, you get a very good audio guide. My highlight was the interactive experience on hurricane prevention measures and the 'witnesses' which you can hear from.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SarahI487
Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

It’s the second time I visit the museum and I still enjoyed the visit. The museum has three fixed exhibitions and one that changes every few months. The audio guide is very helpful and easy to use. Allow plenty of time to enjoy your visit...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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chris s
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Hello, sure you buy ticket directly at the museum. No problems, you can take photos inside. Enjoy!
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