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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

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
Reviewed 9 September 2017

I'm not that into dead animals, but if they are presented in a such a respectful way I really enjoyed it. You can just look and observe all those fantastic small (and big) creatures!

Thank KadriKalvo
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We had limited time in Geneva so finished touring the museum in an hour. Kids & elders thoroughly enjoyed the museum. Entrance is free & we even got a free wheelchair for my mother. Displays are very nicely arranged. Highly recommended for families with kids.

Thank Ravi G
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Ok it's not the fanciest and shiniest of all natural history museums in the world, but it does the job. We went on a Saturday 1hr before closing, which was perfect as a couple cause by then most of the toddler were tired out and...More

Thank Peachtreec
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