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Address: Grand-Rue 40, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
Phone Number: 022 310 10 28
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This is Actually for the Maison de Rousseau et de la Littérature

There are many ways to enjoy or not enjoy a visit to a museum. I would like to think we all have the patience to examine all documents presented under a glass case, spending... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2015
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Athens, Greece
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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

There are many ways to enjoy or not enjoy a visit to a museum. I would like to think we all have the patience to examine all documents presented under a glass case, spending hours mentally cataloguing the artifacts shown, only to come up with a brilliant schemata of what is to be taken away from your visit. But…enter the... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Set in the actual birthplace of Jean Jacques Rousseau, this small house museum provides a 25-minute, self-guided, audio-visual tour documenting the life and works of the influential Swiss philosopher. It offers a brief but compelling overview, setting his contributions within the context of his life and the people who had a marked influence on him, including his father who raised... More 

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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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Address: Address: Grand-Rue 40, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
Phone Number: 022 310 10 28
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva

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