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Museum of Natural History (Museum d'Histoire naturelle)

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Address: 1 Route de Malagnou, Geneva 1208, Switzerland
Phone Number: (0)22 418 63 00
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One of my and my little daughter's favourite museums in the world!

One of my and my little daughter's favourite museums in the world. Amazing exhibits on 4 massive floors (The dino floor is not completed till 2018 unfortunately). Plus there is no... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

One of my and my little daughter's favourite museums in the world. Amazing exhibits on 4 massive floors (The dino floor is not completed till 2018 unfortunately). Plus there is no entrance fee, so a fantastic way to spend a couple of hours! You'll never see so many creatures in one place......A real taxidermist delight! Check out the four tigers... More 

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Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

you will not see the time go, because they are so many things to see and discover. The only thing you need is time, if you don't, choose want you really want to see, ... Have a nice trip to Geneva

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Chamonix
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Lovely museum. I can with my daughters class and we enjoyed a guided tour of the new exhibition, exo planets. It was very good. This museum is well with the trip, especially on a day when you want to keep out of either the heat or cold (in winter)

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Moscow, Russia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A lot of stuffed creatures (animals, dinosaurs, birds, fishes, reptiles, amphibians, etc. Very good opportunity for kids to make familiar with Earth's wildlife.

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Very interesting. Not only for children, but for adults also. I would like to have more time and another chance to visit it again.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We popped in here not knowing what to expect other than stuffed animals, so the space exhibit and minerals section were nice additions. Lovely way to fill a couple of hours in the morning before lunch. It's nice and quiet on a Sunday, and I reckon it would appeal to a variety of visitors, from single travellers to couples to... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Good museum with plenty to see including lots of stuffed animals and I Teresa in artifacts. Not to far from the main drag with an excellent square a short distance away to relax and have a coffee.

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Athens, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This place is a taxidermist's delight, and just like the art museum, it is free. The museum alternates its animal scenes by overwhelming you with too much of one animal (my favorite is the four tigers all ready to pounce on the visitor) or the more artistically constructed scenes that "recreate" a natural Savannah scene. These tend to have an... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

As a free attraction I couldn't believe how much was in the museum. My daughter of 2 loved walking through and looking at all the animals and birds. For those looking to study the contents I recommend any day besides Wednesday or the weekend. There is a restaurant where you can get reasonable food and drinks. Note you are not... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Before the days of television, museums would pride themselves on their taxidermy collections, as they allowed people to view animals up close that they would otherwise never have the chance to see. The Musée d'Histoire Naturelle seems to exist on the same principle - there are rooms and rooms of stuffed animals and birds; stuffed fish from the lake; stuffed... More 

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Additional Information about Museum of Natural History (Museum d'Histoire naturelle)

Address: 1 Route de Malagnou, Geneva 1208, Switzerland
Phone Number: (0)22 418 63 00
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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