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Musée d'histoire des sciences

1202 Genève - Genf, Switzerland (Genf)

Address Parc de La Perle du Lac
128 rue de Lausanne, 
Floor area only roughly guessed: 700 m² / 7 535 ft²  
Museum typ Exhibition
Science Museums in general
  • Surveying Equipment
  • Tubes/Valves / Semiconductors
  • Steam engines-models
  • Photo cameras and slide projectors
  • Clocks and Watches
  • Electricity / Magnetism
  • Electric motors/generators/pumps
  • Optics
  • Physics
  • Appliances (Scales, Stamping, etc.)
  • Astronomy

Opening times
Wednesday to Monday: 10am - 5pm; closed 25 December and 1st January.
December 24 & 31, the Museum is open until 4pm.
Mercredi - lundi: 10h - 17h, sauf 25 décembre et 1 janvier
Les 24 et 31 décembre, le Musée ferme à 16h.

Status from 10/2019
Free entry.

Tel.:+41-22-418 50 60  Fax:+41-22-418 50 61  


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Location / Directions
N46.220868° E6.151970°N46°13.25208' E6°9.11820'N46°13'15.1248" E6°9'7.0920"

bus 1-25 (Perle du Lac stop)
tram 15 (Butini & France stops)
bus 11-28 (Botanical Garden stop)
M4 Seagulls boat (Châteaubriand stop)
Geneva Cornavin SBB station 15 min. walk
Railway stop Geneva Sécheron (regional lines) at 5 min. by foot

Some example model pages for sets you can see there:

CH: Selbstbau diverse Colladon Galvanomètre (1825)
D: Hartmann & Braun AG; Ampèremeter 3959 (1900)
D: Leybold; Deutschland Kohärer-Dekohärer (1910??)
F: Unknown - CUSTOM Ramsden Influenzmaschine Elektrisiermaschine (1766-1900??)
F: Carpentier, Jules - Galvanomètre Deprez-d'Arsonval (1879?)
F: Carpentier, Jules - Galvanomètre à arête de poisson (1900??)
I: Homebrew - REPLICA, Pile électrique - Voltasche Säule (1801)


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:

Collections and exhibits

The collections primarily comprise scientific measurement apparatus from the 17th-19th centuries including microscopes, telescopes, thermometers, etc, principally the former equipment of Genevan scientists including Saussure, Pictet, de la Rive and Colladon. Displays include practical experiments within the building and some exhibits in the surrounding park. presents here one of the many museum pages. We try to bring data for your direct information about all that is relevant. In the list (link above right) you find the complete listing of museums related to "Radio & Co." we have information of. Please help us to be complete and up to date by using the contact form above.