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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 3 weeks ago

Perfect place to go with the kids and teach them a bit.. In particular, the rocks exposition which is beautiful, the dinosaurs part which is very good, but also, the whole African plans are wonderful. I enjoy A LOT, the display of Lucy and always...More

Thank Denis O
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Visited with a school grpup of tired, sulky teenagers. We only had a hour but They all wanted to stay longer. Packed with interesting exhibits, weird taxidermy and Janus the 2 headed tortoise. So many 'wow' moments. High praise as well from the students for...More

Thank Beebeez76
Reviewed 22 December 2017

I grew up with the Natural History Museum, and can promise that for a child it's spectacular! I recently visited it as an adult with some friends, and still find it very interesting and well done. It's a lively and interactive place with all sorts...More

Thank yaskhanmin
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Not a huge museum but good for young children, over 3 floors..... free entry Think lifts to floors so disabled access

Thank LoubyW1
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Great Animals in the museum including large groups of Tigers etc. The birds themselves are especially well displayed and a great way to see them.

Thank adam_nwuk
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Great that the museum is free of charge, not so great is that everything is in french, c'mon french at a International city like Geneve !!!! I rest my case, great is to see the two !!! headed turtle called Janus, just on the first...More

Thank Francis V
Reviewed 7 October 2017

This is a very good free museum, just two floors so it is not too much of an ask of smaller children. The displays are excellent, though most written explanations are just in French.

Thank debster1012015
Reviewed 5 October 2017

It's an excellent museum fro kids and adults to see animals, entrance is free of charge, the food in the cafeteria is basic, it's just ok, better to eat somewhere else.

Thank rexanma
Reviewed 20 September 2017

This museum has a huge collection of animals to look at! Entry was free, except for temporary exhibits. There was a massive collection of all sorts of animals throughout. I really enjoyed the top floor most, with glass sculptures of invertebrates and great information on...More

Thank Ella G
Reviewed 12 September 2017

The good - Free!!! The two headed turtle was interesting. The bad - No English explanations which I can accept. However, no English pamphlets either. It only takes 1-2 hours to see. So plan accordingly.

Thank MyongKi B
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