100 ELLES 11 Mar 2019 - 31 May 2020
In Geneva, only 7% of people who have given their name to a street are women*. In the township, there are currently 548 streets bearing men's names and 41 women's names. To counter this, the feminist association L'Escouade, in partnership with the city of Geneva, offers several guided tours in various parts of the city.
GÉANTS ET NAINS 05 Jun 2019 - 05 Sep 2021
The Martin Bodmer Foundation presents its new exhibition, « Giants and Miniatures”, featuring 47 books of striking variation in size. The smallest measures a mere 4.5 mm. For this newest display, the Foundation has dug deep into its collection of books rarely exhibited on account of their size – either too large or too small to fit classic showcase criteria.
CITÉ DU TEMPS
The Cité du Temps in Geneva offers a timeless interlude through original art exhibitions, a gallery dedicated to Swatch or simply relaxing with a drink.
PATEK PHILIPPE MUSEUM
Treat yourself to an experience encompassing 500 years of watch history at the patek philippe museum in plainpalais. founded in 2001, the museum houses the most prestigious watchmaking creations by the geneva brand’s master watchmakers, along with an extraordinary collection of watches, musical automata and enamel from the 16th to the 19th centuries and from geneva, switzerland and europe. It is also home to a library that is entirely devoted to watchmaking.
MUSEUM OF MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART (MAMCO)
For enlightened amateurs or beginners in the realm of modern and contemporary art, mamco is the biggest, the youngest and most contemporary art museum in switzerland. Its work is based on a collection of some 4,000 works, of which it owns one third.
LE GLOBE DE LA SCIENCE ET DE L'INNOVATION - CERN
Discover the world of the cern, its unusual experiments and its monumental accelerator complex, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC). Meet the scientists who build and pilot these extraordinary machines.
Discover a site dedicated to Charlie Chaplin, the artist and man. Meet Charlie Chaplin, family man, in the Manoir; embark on a singular journey through the sets of his greatest films at our Hollywood-style Studio; take a peaceful walk in the gardens; and don't forget to round off your visit with a stopover at our Shops before heading to our cafe-restaurant, The Tramp.
THE OLYMPIC MUSEUM
Would you like to relive a few of the great moments from the olympics? To buzz with the champions? The world of the games in all its dimensions is open to you.
MARTIN BODMER FOUNDATION
A museum that is unique in all the world with an inestimable heritage. Testimonies to humankind’s greatest intellectual and spiritual advances are brought together as part of this permanent collection: papyrus, medieval manuscripts, autographs, incunabula, first editions and art editions, archaeological documents and drawings.
MUSEUM OF ART AND HISTORY
The Museum of Art and History invites you to join a journey through time. Inaugurated in 1910, it features some of the greatest museums in switzerland, with collections of archaeology, applied and fine art in particular.
Geneva’s ethnographic museum groups one of the two most important ethnographic collections in switzerland. Through its reference exhibitions and temporary scenographies, the museum tackles the diversity of cultures and the richness of their differences.
International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum
Geneva, home of the Red Cross, shelters the only museum devoted to the work of Henry Dunant. emotion, discovery, reflection: the museum’s permanent exhibition offers a unique introductory experience to humanitarian activities.
International Museum of the Reformation
The reformation turned the history of europe upside down. created in 2005, thanks to a wonderful collection of objects, paintings, books and manuscripts, the international museum of the reformation exhibits living traces of christianity’s key religious movement. An interesting way to discover a piece of Geneva’s history.
The Maison Tavel is the oldest private house conserved in geneva! destroyed by a fire in 1334, this residence was rebuilt by the noble genevan tavel family, which endowed the house with its distintive character as an urban manion. transformed into a museum in 1986, it offers a chance to discover the urban evolution of the city, along with the different aspects of the past life of its inhabitants.