VISIT A LOCAL MUSEUM
Geneva has a fantastic selection of museums to choose from – from contemporary art to natural history to photography. luxury watches and porcelain.
We mention a few favourites – also read our article with a ranking of some of the local museums.
FAIRYTALES AT THE MEG
Geneva’s MEG (Museum of Ethnography) currently has an exhibition focusing on fairytales – The life and times of fairy tales: La Fabrique des Contes. The exhibition will run until January 2020.
The exhibition explores the magical universe of the fairy tales we know so well and which forms part of our cultural heritage, regardless of where we are from. The expo is designed as a sensory experience that takes you to the heart of 8 stories, reimagined through mirrors, dioramas and optical illusions.
The MEG café offers a great lunch, cake and snacks.
Musée d’ethnographie de Genève (MEG)
Boulevard Carl-Vogt 65 – 1205Genève
On this site.
PREDATORS AT THE NATIONAL HISTORY MUSEUM
Featuring animals from around the world, including 8 different species of tiger, a bat expo and a replica of the extinct dodo – this museum is a great way to spend a few hours. Lots of interactive displays to amuse little hands.
The current Predators exhibition features predators and their strategies for catching their prey.
Opening times: Daily 10am – 5pm, except Mondays, 25.12 and 1.1
Location: 1 route de Malagnou, Genève.
Price: Free, but entrance free for some of the exhibitions.
TOP TIP: Pop into Luiga (for pizza and other Italian fare) and Granola (for healthy bowls and smoothies) nearby.