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Museums in Geneva

GENEVA’S MUSEUMS – OUR RATING


EXPLORING GENEVA’s CULTURAL SIDE: WE RATE THE CITY’S MUSEUMS by Brigitte Taylor  Whether you are new in town or just passing through, now that the weather has turned, you might be looking for activities around the city – preferably indoors. So why not indulge in a little culture and visit some of Geneva’s many museums over the winter season? Note:…

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FUN, INTERACTIVE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM


EXPLORACENTRE – AN EXCITING NEW MUSEUM FOR CHILDREN by Brigitte Taylor    Here is a science question: how much fun can be contained within a cozy space in the heart of Plainpalais? The opening of Exploracentre on November 10th has shown the answer to this question is extensive, and practically impossible to estimate!       SIMILAR TO EXPLORADOME IN…

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GET A GRIP


WHERE TO CHANGE YOUR TYRES IN GENEVA – BE SAFE, NOT SORRY! by Alexandra Belz and Kirsty Dunlop  Main picture credit: Pneus Claude SA Yes, we know it’s late, but we’re not quite Swiss-ed enough to have the tyres done early in October, as is recommended. If you don’t have your winter tyres on yet, this week’s little snow scare…

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THINGS TO DO FOR FAMILIES IN NOVEMBER


THINGS TO DO IN GENEVA – FOR FAMILIES – (NOVEMBER 2018) Brought to you by Parentville.ch The weather has changed drastically and now is the time to be indoors, enjoying all the comforts of home: watching movies, baking, and playing board games en famille. But let’s face it – staying home until the weather improves would wear down even the…

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THE ART OF THE BRICK


THE ART OF THE BRICK  LEGO ART EXPO by Laura Snoek from Let’s Explore It is time to wake up your inner child to come out to play! After having travelled to major cities across the globe, the incredible art exhibition made out of Lego bricks has finally found its way to Geneva!             A…

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GOING DOWN TO THE WOODS TODAY?


ORIENTEERING IN GENEVA – TRY SOMETHING NEW! by Corona Fontana Arnaldi Want to try something a bit different that gets you out in the countryside and into the forests around Geneva; is a good workout and teaches you new skills? Why not have a go at orienteering!       WHAT IS ORIENTEERING? Well, I would describe it as a…

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VIVE LES VENDANGES!


HARVEST, DRINK AND CELEBRATE THIS YEAR’S LOCAL WINES! by Alexandra Belz Being literally surrounded by beautiful vineyards where I live in Bernex, it’s hard to miss all the frenetic activity that starts in September every year as the wineries harvest their grapes during the Vendanges. As a keen wine drinker, I decided to find out more about this year’s Vendanges…

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CERN FOR DUMMIES


VISITING CERN By Chené Koscielny My brain was not wired to understand physics. Needless to say I’ve been in no rush to visit CERN, the largest particle physics lab on the planet, even though it is right on my doorstep. So, when CERN staff member Haydn du Plessis invited us on a private guided tour, I hesitated, but then decided…

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things to do in geneva for families

THINGS TO DO IN GENEVA – FOR FAMILIES, OCTOBER 2019


THINGS TO DO IN GENEVA – FOR FAMILIES (OCTOBER 2018)  You’ve asked for it and we’ve listened! As from this month, October 2018, we have joined forces with popular local website Parentville Geneva to offer you a monthly list of Things To Do in Geneva – For Families. Also look out for competitions and more articles on family-related issues. If…

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