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Museum of Natural History (Museum d'Histoire naturelle)

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route de Malagnou 1, Geneva 1208, Switzerland
+41 22 418 63 00
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route de Malagnou 1, Geneva 1208, Switzerland
+41 22 418 63 00
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Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

Sometimes I can't be bothered with museums but this one is really great. Our daughter didn't want to leave and begged to go round again. Also the cafe is great. Make sure you find Janus(!)

Thank Rosie P
Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

The museum is realy great and unexpected surprise. Everything is realy well organised and info very accesible to everybody but especialy to the kids. A small minus would be that everything is listed in french. But on the other hand is free...so enjoy the experience!

Thank razvancioc
Reviewed 26 April 2016

This museum is by far one of my favourite places in Geneva. It has an enormous variety of exposed animals, going from the ones you can find in Switzerland, to exotic ones. If you are lucky, you might see the two headed turtle! A must...More

Thank Ara289
Reviewed 24 April 2016

I have been wanting to take my kids to a natural history museum and I must say this one was very good. Its not as big or extensive as the Natural history museum in London, but its a great place to spend a day with...More

Thank TerryLAZ
Reviewed 21 April 2016

It is actually quite a good little Museum if you are interested by the local fauna; they have examples of just about all the animals living, and some extinct, in the area. And on top of it, it's free! Good for all: family with young,...More

Thank Hel D
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

Geneva Museum of Nature, very large and attractive. Animals with their original sizes. Dinosaur fossils and even dinosaur simulated in there. Must see

Thank Mehdi V
Reviewed 5 April 2016

This museum is big, very well organised and free. The displays include local fauna, exotic animals, geology, astronomy and evolution. Also, the bathroom have changing stations and there is a nice cafè on one of the floors. A great option for children on a rainy...More

Thank Annaioli
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

At first I was very sceptical. I thought that it might be targeted to a younger audience and just went there because a friend of mine was too curious. In the end I was happy I joined! The museum is mostly about animals (which are...More

Thank Younes E
Reviewed 2 April 2016

The biggest and best museum of natural history of Switzerland. Like all public museums in GVA, it is FREE every single day! That said, the display would need a serious renewal. And try not to go on Wednesday/Saturday and Sunday afternoons as there plenty of...More

Thank incahueca
Reviewed 1 April 2016

This museum was amazing to say the least! Me and my 5 year old daughter spent 4 hours in that museum and we didn't even see everything, its so big and lots of things to see and do! It's even free :) Would totally recommend...More

Thank Emma Æ
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