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Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle

Route de Malagnou 1, 1208 Genève, Switzerland

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About Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle

The National History Museum was inaugurated in 1966. It was Switzerland’s largest natural history exhibition. Its First and second floors are dedicated to another large collection of stuffed and preserved animals, tropical this time. A special mention for the reconstitutions of extinct dodo bird, great auk and King Island emu and also there are so many attractions in and around this museum.



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Russian Orthodox Church0.36km from Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle

The Russian Church, Geneva is a historic Russian Orthodox church in Geneva, Switzerland.  Grand Duchess Anna Fyodorovna, who resided in Bern and Geneva after she chose to separate from Grand Duke Constantine, gave funds to build the church in 1863. It was designed by David Grimm of the Imperial Academy of Arts and completed in 1866 in the fashionable Les Tranchées neighborhood of Geneva. The Russian revival church, with its Byzantine striped arches and gold onion domes, underwent restoration in

Observatory Park0.49km from Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle

This 1,100-acre park encourages visitors to explore Nature from the ground to the galaxies. Six trails total 3.97 miles. Numerous site features include a trail with interactive pods representing each trail proportionate to the sun, a trail with interactive stations representing ways to study weather, life-sized cornerstones of the Great Pyramid of Giza, earthen mounds, henge stones, and, via a woodland trail, access to the Nassau Astronomical Station.

Musée d'Art et d'Histoire0.53km from Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle

The Museum of Art and History is one of the three largest museums in Switzerland. In particular, it brings together archaeological, applied art, and fine arts collections. The result of the merging of several regional funds, donations from collectors, foundations, and philanthropic citizens. The richness of its collections includes around 650 works of art.

Jardin Anglais0.75km from Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle

Spanning over about 25,000 sqft., Jardin Anglais also called the English Garden is home to the monumental L’Horloge Fleurie.  Designed to mimic a quintessential English Landscape Garden, the garden also houses beautiful floral arrangements that change every season! Switzerland is heralded for its extraordinary watch industry, and the Flower Clock built inside the garden pays a symbolic tribute to the same.

Place du Bourg-de-Four0.75km from Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle

Place du Bourg-de-Four is a city square in the Old Town of Geneva, Switzerland. It is a commercial center, with fountains, restaurants (with outdoor seating), gelaterias, and high-end shopping. The Place is also near Geneva's largest church, St. Pierre Cathedral. It is one of the architectural wonders in this area and also a renowned tourist attraction.

Geneva Islamic Center0.76km from Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle

The Islamic Cultural Center of Geneva was created to provide a prayer hall and social and cultural gathering place for Muslims of diverse origins residing in Geneva. The architectural objectives were to provide traditional Islamic spaces while at the same time respecting local architectural forms. It was one of the famous Islamic pilgrimage centers in this area.

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The canton of Geneva is located in the southwestern corner of Switzerland and is considered one of the most cosmopolitan areas of the country. The city of Geneva dominates the economy of the canton. It is a center of commerce, trade, and finance.