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Museum of Natural History (Museum d'Histoire naturelle)

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Address: route de Malagnou 1, Geneva 1208, Switzerland
Phone Number: (0)22 418 63 00
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The collection is great and they have frequent, high-quality exhibitions. All free of charge. This is a great place for children and adults alike, and you're sure to learn... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Geneva, Switzerland
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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The collection is great and they have frequent, high-quality exhibitions. All free of charge. This is a great place for children and adults alike, and you're sure to learn something each time you go. The bat animation in August is really worth it. Highly recommend it.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This a great museums for both adults and kids to see almost all kinds of stuffed animals, human/animal replica, gem stones, and other neat exhibits. The museum also offers some interactive stands for kids to enjoy. If you are arriving by bus, the bus stop is just at the entrance of the museum. However, if you are arriving by car,... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you like stuffed animals, then this is the place for you! They've got a very large range of animals from elephants and lions to fish and insects! A very enjoyable visit!

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Bergen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Considering the price, which was completely free, this is a great place to visit. Not a lot translated to english but here and there it was which Made it also educational.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed my visit, I saw many stuffed animals and even visited the cafe which had the stickiest floor I have ever encountered.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

This place was not suitable teenager and adult UNLESS u're animals lover! I went with my sisters (20 & 23 yrs) and yeahh~ it was boring, we just go through the museum because there were just various animal replicas. There were lots of family with young children and i saw it! They enjoyed it but not as much as me... More 

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Ceccy, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

It's not a first time we are here with my kid (2,9 years old) and she loves it. Very well done, big verity of animals and birds - really recommended

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Genoa, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

For an entire week and beyond it never stopped raining in Geneva, so I resorted to visiting this museum even though Natural History museums aren't really my interest. I was pleasantly surprised at the vast number of displays, how well it was curated and that its free; a winning combination! Loved that some of the larger displays offered a few... More 

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Gembloux, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

This place is big, free and contains around 1200+ species. I kept this as a back up plan for rain. Really recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

had so many floors which i thoroughly enjoyed. The displays were done very well. It's especially great for children

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