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small and nice

very interesting museum dedicated to the Leman lake and the related (recent) human activity... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2018
Antonio G
Enjoyed the history of people and the lake

Want sure what to expect at this museum and was pleasantly surprised with a wide variety of great... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
Tom H
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

very interesting museum dedicated to the Leman lake and the related (recent) human activity. Beautiful parts of boats, even an entire motor of an old ferryboat. Nice bronze parts. At the time of my visit there was also a collection of photography & posters dedicated...More

Thank Antonio G
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Want sure what to expect at this museum and was pleasantly surprised with a wide variety of great displays and pieces of history. There are several doors that include some fish tanks, old boats, historical boating objects, classic postcards, etc. This was well worth the...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Nice interactive museum on history of boats on Lake Leman, Fish & Fishing industry, Lake Rescue service and the future of lake fighting micro-pollants. Good learning experience for kids & adults alike, Down side - 90% is only in French. Other languages will be added...More

Thank JoZoB2
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Le musée du Leman gives a lot of information about fishing and the rescue service. You can see the most important fish of the lake of Geneva in an aquarium and with films.

Thank notkersegg
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We live in Nyon and we have been to the museum hundred times with my son who is 7 now. He just loves it. His favorite is the top floor where you have an exhibition about water pollution that is really interesting and educational. If...More

Thank theglutenfreefork
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Nice place to visit if you like to know a bit more about the lake and the history of the Geneva area. It is small, different things to touch for children, and you get the kids interesting to learn what a museum is all about...More

Thank WilFounex
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We visited the museum with small children and most of the displays were out of reach and many of them were interactive, so we all had a good time. The museum itself had a broad perspective on the neighbouring lake with history, biodiversity, weather, rescue...More

Thank pierupoika
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Interesting Museum for those who are interested in marine life. It basically covers the history of the Lake.

Thank Aline D
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Not big, cosy, had fun with a kid. Can be a bit boring for kids after 12 years but for smaller it's fun as they can touch and interact with multiple expositions.

Thank Dmitry C
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Only found this this week even after living here for nearly 20 years - this is a really interesting little museum covering several aspects of Lac Leman (lake geneva), the flora & fauna, the steamers, the old freight ships / peroges, work of the sauvetage...More

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