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Musee d'Histoire des Sciences

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Address: Parc de La Perle du Lac | 128 rue de Lausanne, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
Phone Number: (0)22 418 50 60
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Interesting but very little in English

Located in a beautiful old house. Many interesting pieces of scientific equipment from all disciplines of science. However the lack of any infomation in English diminished our... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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Ottawa, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

The museum is free, which is good because there is honestly not that much to see. The most interesting part was an exhibit about mirrors but I'm not sure if it is a permanent fixture at the museum.

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Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Located in a beautiful old house. Many interesting pieces of scientific equipment from all disciplines of science. However the lack of any infomation in English diminished our understanding and enjoyment. As entry is free, it is well worth a visit if you are near by.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This lovely old house in a park by the lakeside has wonderful ceilings and decor. It contains scientific instruments dating back centuries - the old ones are aesthetically far superior to the modern ones even though admittedly they can't do as much! A fascinating place to spend a couple of hours, within walking distance (say 20 minutes) of the UN,... More 

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New Delhi, India
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

The museum with a free entry is in old town and has relics from over 3000 years old to more recent times. I liked the paintings, loved the coins and some of the sculptures that I was able to see in the 90 minutes that I had at my disposal.

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Tunis, Tunisia
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23 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

A well deserved collection of Natural History. Three floors, dedicated to separate domains of science, zoology, astronomy, mineralogy. Very Swiss in maintenance and presentation. Must go, if you are with teen or kids. All zoological samples are life-like and make good pose for pictures. The most important problem is that most (95%) descriptions of the artifacts are in French, and... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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25 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Situated in a beautiful park close to the city centre, free of charge, this museum is a nice surprise. One floor has a wealth of scientific instruments in cabinets with short descriptions, another floor is better suited for children, with interactive displays (that are also fun for adults). Even outside the museum there are interactive displays that are fun.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Old mansion turned into a history museum. Most of the exhibits are good for older kids and adults. One interactive exhibit good for kids. A bit of walking required to get here, so best on a sunny day.

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Bellmore, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Not far from town, a pretty area to walk around. Some nice old science instruments, but few of the signs are in anything but French contrary to advertisements. Free to get in, however, so worth a quick look. Easy to get to by bus.

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Indore, India
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Wonderful location on lake bank, with view to mountains. Building has interesting decorations, and interesting exhibits.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

A cute little science museum in a nice park by the sea. One of the best thing with the museum is the wonderful view from inside it. It's free admission so if you have time pay a short visit (even if it is made for children).

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Address: Address: Parc de La Perle du Lac | 128 rue de Lausanne, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
Phone Number: (0)22 418 50 60
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva

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