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MAH Musée d'art et d'histoire

Geneva is home to some truly unique museums that will delight those who love to discover new things.

Immerse yourself in the heart of humanitarian Geneva, travel back to the time of the first watchmakers or take a whirlwind tour of artworks in the Bains district: culture is all around the city.

Art, history or science

From the cutting-edge particle physics at A Globe of Science and Innovation (CERN) to the exploration of Earth's natural beauties at the Museum of Natural History, and the captivating world of...

Science, nature and specialized museums

Step back in time to explore Geneva's rich history and heritage in captivating museums.

History and heritage museums

Embark on a captivating journey through Geneva's vibrant art and culture scene.

Art and culture museum

Find a selection of Geneva’s Top 10 Museums

Geneva features a remarkable collection of themed and historic museums. As you explore Geneva’s cultural landscape, you’ll uncover the best among them, some nestled in the lush outskirts of the city, while others reside in its bustling heart. From the iconic Musée d’Art et d’Histoire to the captivating Patek Philippe Museum, these institutions beckon both residents and visitors to embark on a captivating journey through their diverse collections.

Get ready for an exciting day in Geneva’s kid-friendly museums!

From the wonders of nature at the Museum of Natural History to reptilian encounters at Vivarium de Meyrin, and historical discoveries at La Maison Tavel, there’s something for every young explorer. Explore diverse cultures at the Ethnography Museum Geneva - MEG, learn about compassion at the Red Cross Museum.

Museums in the Old Town

The Old Town of Geneva has many stories to tell. Enter the magical atmosphere of its historical museums!

Museums in the arty district

Discover the museums of the Bains district, a vibrant neighbourhood where culture is at every corner.

Free or discounted museums

60 free or discounted activities and enjoy free public transport!

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