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“Small but worth a visit”

Museum of Natural History (Museum d'Histoire naturelle)
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$27.07*
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Geneva Pass
Ranked #10 of 158 things to do in Geneva
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed March 24, 2013

Go on the first Sunday of the month when entry is free, but go early as the line gets very long. Good exhibit on the archeological history of the region but the display is only in French.

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Reviewed March 21, 2013

To anyone who is even a bit interested in the animals of our world, this will be a great place to spend some time in. We found it by accident at a beautiful hill overlooking the city and Lake Geneva, and we were amazed that the relatively old and inexpensive interior housed such a huge collection of all kinds of species. The ground floor presents the local fauna in quite life-like arrangements, while upper floors host exotic animals from tigers and kangaroos to polar bears and vampire bats. Children will love it, and even adults can get lost in the wonderful variety of nature.

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Reviewed February 19, 2013

Very good museum for families. You should set aside at least 3-4 hours. Most signs are in French only, but some parts have signs in German and English as well.

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Reviewed January 23, 2013

went here several times and always enjoyed my visits...

Many interesting objects to see, even my kindergarten kid loves it...divided into specific segments, you can find plants, animals, and other natural objects displayed interestingly in3 floors..

We have elephants, tigers, and monkeys which will guarante fascinate your kids...the history of the earth is also presented, complete with interesting process took place on earth..

It's free..so make sure you come and visit...

Thank IndahNS
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Reviewed January 23, 2013

I particularly appreciate the geological presentation of Switzerland on some kind of a moving plateau on the top floor. Lots of information on planets, dinosaurs, minerals.

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