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Espace Rousseau

Grand-Rue 40, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
022 310 10 28
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Ranked #35 of 58 attractions in Geneva
Type: Museums
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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

The Espace Rousseau is a museum about the life of Jean Jacques Rousseau, located in the house where he was born in Geneva's Old Town. Many reviews posted here are for the Ile de Rousseau, a small island in Lake Geneva with a park dedicated to Rousseau. Both places are quiet and interesting spots for learning more about Rousseau and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2011

Espace Rousseau in Geneva provides a wonderful opportunity to acquaint one with the not very well-known 18th Century philosopher, writer and composer, Jean-Jacques Rousseau. The museum is Rousseau's birthplace, and provides multi-lingual audiovisual guides to better explain the exhibits. Some of his works are also on display. The docent is very helpful and quite knowledgeable about all matters Rousseau. No... More

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