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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 1 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
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Great collection of animal specimens- although some were looking quite shabby. Whoever put the display together has a sense of humour, as there were some peculiar specimens on display for those who were paying attention. The collection of minerals is awesome. Worth the visit.

Thank helenfm11
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Amazing place to go on a rainy day with toddlers. Plenty to see and learn and a cafeteria at the 1st floor. Quite easy to park around.

Thank Olivier H
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

We found this Museum very interesting and fun. It might be the main reason, why children are so attracted to it. It also has some modern interactive features and of-course the dinosaurs complete it all! By the way, the entrance is free of charge.

Thank HA_Family88
Reviewed 7 March 2016

It was actually a disappointment, there are not so much species inside the museum, also the design of the museum is really bad, you can not understand which part to go next, I think it should be renovated immediately

Thank ayses141
Reviewed 7 March 2016

If you have young children or teens this is a great place to spend the day. Entry is free and there is a great display of stuffed animals on show, educational and fun for all.

1  Thank itsmehafiz
Reviewed 3 March 2016

We decided to walk from our hotel to the museum with the children. They were so excited to get there and just loved everything there was to offer inside. Free entry was a bonus but unfortunately we ran out of time. Worth it if you...More

Thank Xology
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Interesting museum. There are exhibitions of domestic and exotic animals in the first 3 floors then an exhibition of minerals on the floor above this. All information is in French, it would be nice if this was translated. There was an interactive game about dinosaurs...More

Thank Cheerfulsue
Reviewed 27 February 2016

The Free Entrance is great, but the museum's exhibitions are designed for young students, not adults. Moderate in size, well arranged, texts written in French.

Thank tuscanpro
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