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Conservatory and Botanical Garden

A ‘living museum’ in the international district.

A living museum, the botanical gardens present a collection of more than 12,000 species!

Geneva’s first botanical gardens were created in 1817 as an expression of the then prevailing naturalist trend. Today, the Botanical Gardens and Conservatory occupy roughly 28 hectares. The garden’s herbarium - one of the world’s largest - has six million samples. The gardens invite you on a journey into the botanical world.Video




25th October to 31st March
8 am - 5 pm

1st April to 24th October:
8 am-7.30 pm

The Reception:
Monday to Friday:
8am-noon and 1pm-4.45 pm

Price & conditions

Admission free, including to temporary exhibitions.
For the comfort of its visitors, dogs and bikes are not allowed.

Admission free


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Chemin de l'Impératrice 1 - 1292 Chambésy
Telephone: +41 22 418 51 00