Flower Clock of Geneva
This symbol of the Geneva watch industry is made up of eight concentric circles filled with different plants and colours depending on the season. Situated on the Quai du General-Guisan on the edge of the Jardin Anglais.
Philippe Patek Museum
A collection of timepieces from around the world. Also music boxes, miniature portraits and pistols. The museum regularly hosts temporary exhibitions. Open Tuesday to Friday, 14:00-18:00, Saturdays 10:00-18:00, at 7 rue des Vieux Grenadiers, 1204 Geneva
Natural History Museum - Geneva
Museum covering every plant, animal and mineral indigenous to Switzerland. Also interactive exhibits and exhibits of life size animals from around the world. Open every day except Monday from 10:00-17:00 at 1, route de Malagnou, 1208 Geneva.
Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques
Botanical gardens covering 28 hectares divided into several sections: an arboretum, a rock garden and greenhouses. Also an animal park devoted to conservation with over 300 animals; ducks, deer, flamingoes and exotic birds. At ave de la Paix, 1202 Geneva
International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum
Chronicles the history and the work of the Red Cross and pays tribute to the heroes of the world's first humanitarian organisation. Open every day (except Mondays) 10:00-18:00 April-October, 10:00-17:00 November-March. At 17, avenue de la Paix, Geneva.
Cabinet dArts Graphiques (Prints and Drawings)
With over 350000 items dating from the 15th to present day. The collection includes major works from Germany, England, Flanders, Italy, Japan and Switzerland. Only open during exhibitions. At 5 Promenade du Pin, 1204 Geneva
The fascinating story of evolution and exciting future of information and communication technologies (ICT), conveyed through exhibitions, play, interaction! Open weekdays, 10:00-17:00, at ITU (UN agency for ICT). Free. At 2 rue de Varembe, 1202 Geneva.
Consists mainly of handmade goods and articles reflecting Carouges artisan character. Open from 14:00-18:00 every day except Mondays at 2, Place de Sardaigne, 1227 Carouge.
Musée dart et dhistoire
The collections of the MAH bear witness to the entire arc of Western culture from prehistoric times to the present day, with three departments covering the fields of archaeology, fine arts and applied arts. At 2, rue Charles-Galland, 1206 Geneva.
Saint Peters Cathedral
Cathedral dating back to the 12th century. Open for visits from Monday to Saturday 09:30-18:30, Sunday 12:00-18:30 from June to September. From October to May open 10:00-17:30, from 12:00-17:30 on Sundays. 24 place du Bourg de Four, 1204 Geneva.
A focal point of culture in Geneva, the Place Neuve houses the Grand-Theatre, the Conservatory of Music and the Rath Museum. In the centre of the square is a statue of Henri Dufour, a national hero.
This mausoleum was built following the death of the Duke of Brunswick, who left the town of Geneva a sum of money. The monument is an exact replica of the Scaligeri family tomb, one of the terms of the Duke of Brunswicks will.
Small island named after the philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau. The island is now a public garden with a restaurant. The statue of Rousseau was sculpted by Pradier. At Pont des Bergues.
Jet dEau - Water Jet
Genevas water fountain has become the symbol of the town with its 500 litres of water per second propelled at a speed of 200 Km/h to a height of 140m. In the evening, the fountain is illuminated. Seasonal opening hours. On the Quai du General-Guisan.
CERN - Microcosm
A museum for older children and teens, explaining the work of Cern. Open 09:00 to 17:00 daily, except on Sundays, free admission. Explanations in French, English, Italian or German. CERN Reception (building 33), route de Meyrin 1217 Meyrin.
Institut et Musee Voltaire
Museum containing original manuscripts, paintings, sculptures and items belonging to Voltaire. Open Monday to Friday from 14:00-17:00 at 25, rue des Delices, 1203 Geneva.