L'herbier des Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques et ses quelque six millions d’échantillons est un des plus importants au monde. Quant au jardin, il abrite de magnifiques collections de plantes vivantes.

Site internet des Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques

L'herbier des Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques et ses quelque six millions d’échantillons est un des plus importants au monde. Quant au jardin, il abrite de magnifiques collections de plantes vivantes.

Site internet des Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques

Ouverte en 2009, la Médiathèque du FMAC a pour objectif l’encouragement et la diffusion de l’art vidéo à Genève. Elle réunit le Fonds André Iten, l’une des plus riches et importantes collections vidéo de Suisse, ainsi que la collection vidéo du FMAC.

Site internet du Fonds municipal d’art contemporain

Avec une collection riche de 25'000 objets illustrant douze siècles de culture céramique, le Musée Ariana compte parmi les grands musées européens spécialisés dans les arts du feu.

Site internet du Musée Ariana

Les Musées d’art et d’histoire forment le plus grand ensemble muséal de Suisse, avec ses cinq musées et leurs 700'000 objets, sa bibliothèque, son laboratoire de recherche et ses ateliers de restauration.

Site internet des Musées d'art et d'histoire

Haut lieu de la réflexion sur les sociétés humaines, le Musée d'ethnographie de Genève, dont les bâtiments se trouvent au boulevard Carl-Vogt propose au travers de ses expositions une variété de lectures anthropologiques des phénomènes sociaux et culturels qui traversent le monde actuel.

Site internet du Musée d'ethnographie

Le Musée d’histoire naturelle accueille plus de 250'000 visiteurs chaque année à la découverte des millions de spécimens exceptionnels appartenant au patrimoine naturel qu'il conserve. Unique en son genre en Suisse, le Musée d'histoire des sciences - affilié au Muséum - abrite une collection d'instruments scientifiques anciens issus des cabinets des savants genevois du 17e au 19e siècle.

Site internet du Musée d'histoire naturelle
Site internet du Musée d'histoire des sciences

As part of measures laid down by the federal authorities, the City of Geneva has organized the reopening of museums to the public. In compliance with safety regulations, MEG has drawn up a detailed reopening plan aiming to protect its public and staff health, while offering the most pleasant visiting conditions as possible.
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Visit MEG safely

Based on the regulations of the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH) and the specific protection plan for museum branch of the Swiss Museums Association (SMA), MEG has drawn up a detailed reopening plan. Taking into account the building's potential and contingencies, this plan aims to protect the health of the public as well as the museum's staff, while providing the safest and most pleasant visiting conditions as possible.

The MEG staff is trained and able to intervene in case of risky behaviour.

Every visitor is requested to respect the now customary measures of hygiene and social distancing.

MEG’s protection plan under covid-19 [PDF 0.2 Mb]

Safety gauge

In order to comply with the guidelines of the FOPH and the SMA, the MEG limits the number of admissions to a maximum of 300 people in the Museum. Personnel are stationed at the entrance of the MEG to count visitors.

Hand hygiene

Hydroalcoholic gel is available at the MEG entrance: every visitor is asked to disinfect his or her hands before entering the building. A disinfecting soap is provided in public toilets. Disposable paper towels are also available for drying hands.

Social distancing

MEG has taken all the necessary measures in the waiting and movement areas to ensure a 2 metres distance between people thanks to ground markings, bollards and plexiglas protection.

Cleaning

Surfaces are regularly cleaned and disinfected: counters, handrails, elevator knobs, door handles, lockers and toilets.

Ticketing

Free entrance to the permanent exhibition "The Archives of Human Diversity".

The temporary exhibition "Jean Dubuffet, a barbarian in Europe" is postponed to September: from 8th September 2020 to 28th February 2021.

Visiting materials

For health and safety reasons, distribution or lending of visiting materials is suspended until further notice. This concerns the permanent exhibition guide, the children's discovery book as well as the tactile tablets and headphones.

Audioguide "Archive of Human Diversity" to download for free on AppStore or Google play.

Commented tours and mediation offer

Commented tours and public appointments are suspended until further notice. The updated public and private mediation offer will be announced on this site.

Marie Madeleine Lancoux Library

The MEG library opens on Friday, May 22nd 2020. Opening hours: Tuesday to Friday, from11 am to 6 pm.

The reading room and music room are closed until further notice.

The MEG Café

Opening from Monday, May 11th 2020.
From 11th to 20th May: the MEG Café is open from Monday to Friday from 8 am to 5 pm.

From 21st May (reopening of MEG), back to normal schedule: open from Tuesday to Sunday from 9.30 am to 6 pm.

Reservations are recommended: cafedumeg@gmail.com
T 022 / 418 90 86
P 076 / 290 33 96

The MEG Café complies with the specific guidelines for the bar and restaurant industry issued by the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH).