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Lake Geneva Museum

Quai Louis-Bonnard 8, 1260 Nyon, Switzerland

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About Lake Geneva Museum

The Lake Geneva Museum was created for the many artifacts found in the lake, such as shipwrecks, models, and engines. It also contains aquariums with images of wildlife.


Attractions near Lake Geneva Museum

Prangins Castle1.81km from Lake Geneva Museum

The majestic castle of Prangins near Nyon is the only Swiss National Museum in the French-speaking part of Switzerland. . It is a Swiss heritage site of national significance. There is also displays relating to Swiss history, as well as temporary exhibitions and cultural events.

La Dôle11.9km from Lake Geneva Museum

The Dôle summit is a major focal point in the natural heritage of the Jura. The summit of La Dôle rises to an altitude of 1677 meters. From its summit, you can enjoy a stunning view of the Mont Blanc,Lake Geneva region, Mont-Jura and Lake of Les Rousses.

Les Tuffes14.11km from Lake Geneva Museum

Tuffes mountain is a summit of 1,417 meters in altitude 1 in the Jura massif, above Les Rousses. It is located in the French commune of Prémanon. There are ski slopes and a TV relay. The Swiss Nordic Combined Championship was held there in 2002.   The Jason Lamy-Chappuis stadium of the National Center for Nordic and Mid-Mountain Skiing, located in Les Tuffes, hosted the ski jumping, biathlon, and Nordic combined events of the 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games.

Col de la Givrine14.24km from Lake Geneva Museum

Col de la Givrine is a high mountain pass in the Jura Mountains that connects Nyon in Switzerland and Morez in France.

Signal de Bougy14.67km from Lake Geneva Museum

The Signal de Bougy is the peak heights of Aubonne in the canton of Vaud, long known for the exceptional view it offers on the Lake Geneva and the Alps. This 110-hectare park is a children's paradise. Playgrounds, shows, many outdoor and indoor activities, a wildlife park.

Lac des Rousses17.94km from Lake Geneva Museum

Lac des Rousses is a lake in Les Rousses. The lake drains through the Orbe into Lac de Joux. The lake of Les Rousses is surrounded by bogs which give the site a remarkable biological value. You can also discover the typical flora and fauna of the Haut-Jura peat bogs by walking a thematic trail along the lake. One of the nice place to spend some free time and you can enjoy the natural beauty of this area.

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The canton of Vaud is the third largest of the Swiss cantons by population. The capital and biggest city is Lausanne, officially designated "Olympic Capital" by the International Olympic Committee and hosting many international sports organizations.