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Museum of Natural History (Museum d'Histoire naturelle)

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Address: route de Malagnou 1, Geneva 1208, Switzerland
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My 6 year old son favorite spot in Geneva

This museum has many stuffed animals bot local and international. My 6 year old son loves to stroll through and look at the animals. We have been to the museum many times and he... read more

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Geneva, Switzerland
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This museum has many stuffed animals bot local and international. My 6 year old son loves to stroll through and look at the animals. We have been to the museum many times and he always wants go go there again.

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London
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112 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed the visit of this museum. Well organised with an incredible range of animals. Plenty of interactive games and videos for young kids highly recommended. Good cafeteria inside

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I always try to visit the local Natural History museum wherever we go and this one does not disappoint. It is the perfect size to get around in a couple of hours and packed with lots to see while still being manageable. All of the diorama's are just wonderful and it seems very well maintained. The dinosaur... More 

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Farmington Hills, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

I love a good natural history museum and I've never seen a bad one. This is a terrific one. They've mastered the art of diorama in a big way! There are some spectacular scenes arranged along the edges and in the center depicting millennia of plants and animal on earth. The whole museum is a manageable size and can be... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We visited the museum last week. I was blown away by the neat presentation of the displays and diversity of species. Some have been re-created, like the Dodo, some are displayed in their natural habitat. Soooo much to see, we ran out of time and were asked to leave at closing time when we hadn't even finished the second floor... More 

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Treviso, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 933 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

At Museum of Natural History you will spend an amazing afternoon with animals, corals, fishes, dinosaurs. This museum is great for children and families with kids. It is very easy to reach the museum from the centre and the entry is free.

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Well worth a look extremely interesting on all levels. Staff very helpful and when we visited in December wasn't it was pretty QT. Wonderful art work for you to admire.

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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

This was a great day out. It was very interesting and the exhibits were great. The Africa part was amazing and the kids area was great too. Had if you don't know French as it's all in French but this didn't matter to me.

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The museum is massive! I'd recommend to start with the top floor to see the dinosaurs, then work your way down (to save your energy for the more interesting, larger animals). I visited the museum with a couple of friends, and all of us- in our early 20s- had a great time. It was free entrance as well!! We walked... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Recently visited this museum which is perhaps a 10 minute walk from the main shopping district in Geneva. The main focus here is animals and what I liked was that they were all highly detailed and looked real. The Mueums is laid out on several floors with each having a somewhat different set of stuffed animals. I particularly enjoyed the... More 

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