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

Closed to the public
Several facilities of the City of Geneva closed their doors due to the increasing number of coronavirus cases.
Museums and libraries (including the MEG) are closed from November 2nd until further notice.
We hope to welcome you soon again at the MEG!
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You can buy your entrance ticket for temporary exhibitions in advance at the MEG ticket office. It is valid until the last day of the exhibition.
The tickets for activities, visits and all other specifically dated events cannot be exchanged nor reimbursed, except for an exceptional reason as defined by the General Conditions.

You are allowed to circulate with a buggy in all the areas of the Museum, including the exhibition galleries.

Animals are not allowed to enter the Museum, except for utility dogs (guide dogs and/or service dogs).

You will find all information regarding the Museum Pass (“Pass Musée”) below : https://museesdegeneve.ch/pass-musees/.

You may consult our activities program and/or subscribe to our MEG Newsletter.

Visitors are allowed to take pictures and videos inside of the Museum, except for the works exhibited during the temporary exhibitions with a mention «no photo».

Every request to photograph or film at the MEG for professionnal purpose needs to be submitted for authorization to the MEG’s Communications Officer at least two weeks prior to the projected visit. For the terms, please consult the section referencing the press.

In case of a loss of object(s) at the Museum, please contact the MEG Information Counter at phone number: +41 22 418 45 50 or via mail at accueil.meg@ville-ge.ch.

The City of Geneva conducts surveys to better understand how the MEG is meeting the needs of the public. For further information.

Anyone interested in donating an object to the MEG must do so in writing. Your letter should be directed to the Collection Manager in charge of the geographical area from which your object originates. Photographs must accompany all donation propositions. When the object is of interest to the MEG, the Collection Manager in charge will contact you within a fortnight to start the administrative procedure. Only written requests will be examined. The Museum will not accept any objects deposited at the MEG ticket office.

The Museum does not give appraisals. For those interested in an appraisal, the MEG invites you to contact independent experts or auction houses.

A calm and discrete breastfeeding space is available upon request. Please refer to the MEG ticket office on the ground floor.

The MEG provides wheelchairs for your visits. A deposit of a valid piece of photo identification is required. A wheelchair is subject to availability. Please refer to the MEG ticket office on the ground floor.

You are allowed to leave your luggage inside the large lockers situated in the basement (floor -1) depending on locker availability.

No, please consult the section referencing the Library.