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Museum of Natural History (Museum d'Histoire naturelle)

#11 of 155 things to do in Geneva Features Animals
route de Malagnou 1, Geneva 1208, Switzerland
+41 22 418 63 00
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  • Very good33%
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route de Malagnou 1, Geneva 1208, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very dated museum with little to recommend it. I would suggest you avoid it, even on a rainy day.

Thank Stanmoretravellers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed it pretty much, as we had to cancel or outdoor activity due to the rain.. my 3 yrs daughter was very excited about the animals..we had to watch the 2 heads turtle.....was fascinating

Thank ameena a
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the place is just amazing. first floor is dedicated to the animals that live in the area of geneva, and THERE IS SOOOOO MUCH ! then along your trip you'll see whales, tigers, elephants and lions !!! even dodo ! a dodo !!! and if...More

Thank Yohan B
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Another museum around town. This one was a quiet and somber museum full of great history and really interesting animals.

Thank Nicholas P
Reviewed 4 July 2017

The diodramas were boring, and most of the info signs were just in French The much-marketed ant exhibition was quite poor Unlike some reviews say, there was an entrance fee! Only interesting room was the one telling about two brothers who produced life-like replicas of...More

Thank anotherone2015
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

It's not every day you get to see a real-life, living two-headed turtle - yet this museum has plenty to offer. Very popular with children (for obvious reasons) the exhibits are still of great interest to adults like myself. Similar to the Natural History Museum...More

Thank Buck71
Reviewed 7 June 2017

A nice museum to visit at give the kids an opportunity to observe and discover the animal kingdom. The organization is adequate and the variety of animals respectable.

Thank MiguelFerro
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We visit this museum regularly, me and my son who is now 6. There is free admission and you can walk either fast or slow through the different floors. Nice activity with children.

Thank agusta2016
Reviewed 16 May 2017

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 8 May 2017 via mobile

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

Thank Elaine L
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