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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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Nice little musuem

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 8, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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Barcelona, Spain
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

It is a good collection of animals, but you keep thinking where did all they come from. It is a good way to learn about animal kingdom, to see sizes and real colours, at the same time it is a little sad to see them unanimated.

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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91 reviews 91 reviews
40 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
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
2 helpful votes 2 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This is free so an excellent place to visit. There is an interesting array of old scientific equipment to look at. The temporary display about light was really well done & lots of fun. Loved it.

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Burley in Wharfedale, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
3 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Came across this walking alongside the lake side. Delightful cafe with deck chairs on the lawn, free wifi and great views across the lake. Reading the other reviews that the museum is free, it's worthwhile including in a lake side stroll as the park it's in is lovely too.

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paris
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

If you are a scientist freak, this is your place. you have an excellent collection of antique science experiments. Good for all ages, and good for all tastes. There are also some experiments outside. A must see.

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Fribourg, Switzerland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Do not miss a visit to this museum (free entry) which holds a very fine collection of scientific instruments and hosts occasional temporary exhibitions. Beautifully located in a villa in the Perle du Lac park. Have a nice stroll from the city center along the lake to the museum. Enjoy lunch at the Perle du Lac restaurant in the parc... More 

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Pieksamaki, Finland
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The setting was very diverse and introduced variety of historical events and equipment from the past. No entrance fee or guiding, so you are able to see and feel things on your own peace.

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