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Museum of Natural History (Museum d'Histoire naturelle)

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 week ago

The museum is free to enter and has extensive displays of stuffed animals set out by region eg Africa and by type- carnivores, rodents, fish etc. There is signage and information including a reasonable amount in English. There's a nice café serving tea and coffee,...More

Thank KayBristol
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great for kids and adults alike! A huge (3 floor display), well-curated and well-organized. And its free!

Thank Elaine L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes that was my first impression when I get in, wooooooooow. I have never before seen something even closer to this great museum. Very beautiful, very educational and enjoyable museum. You have feel like you are on that place on the earth where these animals...More

Thank Milan R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tried to look for activities that will keep our little one entertained too..thank goodness we thought about the Natural History Museum..you can never go wrong, and it's free! Brilliant for adults too, there are thousands of creatures to keep us all occupied for over...More

Thank missa704
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nature museum with animals of all sorts, elephants, lions, wildlife scenes; free for groups and school visits; and a welcome for the entire family; various departments ecologiy and geologiy natural sciences; amazing for children and everyone.

1  Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 14 April 2017

we visited here on whilst in the local area the place is free to visit for anyone which is a nice touch. the museum consisted of 3 floors which on the day we had visited 1 of the floors was closed which was annoying. for...More

1  Thank The_tourist517
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

With young kids, we cannot find a better place to entertain kids (and parents) without any entrance fees. The museum is organized by floor and each floor is fairly large and has a theme. The collection is complete. Definitely a must do with kids.!

Thank SengChan
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Total rubbish- half the animals don't look like they were ever real. Over 2 floors- we were there for half hour max. Good job it was free!

Thank themaltesir
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

My kids have grown up there almost and I've even organized some fun theme birthday parties there (I have wonderful recollections of a bat exhibition for example!). It's a great museum with a great museography which I wholeheartedly recommend for its fun and educational virtues,...More

1  Thank DRM55
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This museum is very interesting specially for young people and children. I think that all the parents in Geneva brought there their children at least once, you can learn a lot.

Thank di Crollalanza S
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Samantha M
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22 March 2016|
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