Visit the Roman Museum and Basilica in Nyon, Switzerland

Roman pillar in Nyon with view of Lake Geneva

The Musée Romain et Basilique is located amongst the foundations of a first-century Roman basilica in Nyon on Lake Geneva in Switzerland near Genève. The Roman Museum (Musée Romain) in Nyon explains the Roman heritage of Nyon and is located inside the foundations of the former Roman basilica. Apart from the Roman foundations, the museum … Read more

Visit the Olympic Museum in Lausanne-Ouchy

Olympic Museum in Lausanne

The Musée Olympique in Lausanne on the shores of Lake Geneva is a modern museum with interactive displays on the Olympic Games, its history, organization, and athletes. The Olympic Museum (Musée Olympique) in Lausanne-Ouchy celebrates the Olympic movement including the history of the games, its organization and of course athletes. The museum is modern with … Read more

Visit the International Red Cross Museum in Geneva

Exterior of the Museum of the International Red Cross

The Museum of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent is one of the top museums to see in Genève, Switzerland. The Humanitarian Adventure is the exhibition theme. The Musée international de la Croix-Rouge et du Croissant-Rouge is one of the best-known museums in Geneva, Switzerland. The museum’s permanent collection “The Humanitarian Adventure” is currently divided … Read more

Visit Château d’Aigle Castle & Wine Museum in Switzerland

Autumn colors surrounds the Chateau d'Aigle Castle in Switzerland

The Château d’Aigle with the Vine and Wine Museum is beautifully located surrounded by vineyards in the Rhone Valley just minutes away from Lake Geneva. The Château d’Aigle is a historic castle with medieval origins and strong roots in the local wine industry. Visitors may explore many of the nooks and crannies of the fortress … Read more

Visit the Swiss Museum of Games on Lake Geneva

Games at La Tour-de-Peilz

The Swiss Museum of Games in a small chateau right on the banks of Lake Geneva between Vevey and Montreux is a great day trip destination from Genève, Lausanne, or Evian. The Swiss Museum of Games (Musée Suisse du Jeu) is in a lovely small chateau directly on the northern shore of Lake Geneva in … Read more

Visit the Tibet Museum Alain Bordier Foundation in Gruyeres

Tibet Museum in Gruyères Exterior

The Tibet Museum in Gruyères, Switzerland, is an important collection of historic Buddhist sculptures, paintings and ritual items from the Himalayas. The Alain Bordier Foundation’s Tibet Museum in the heart of medieval Gruyères in Switzerland has an important collection of around 300 items including Buddhist sculptures, paintings, drawings and religious ritual instruments. These items mostly … Read more

Visit the Free Natural History Museum in Geneva, Switzerland

African animals on display in the Natural History Museum in Geneva, Switzerland

The Muséum d’histoire naturelle in Genève covers a range of topics including animals, the solar system, the origins of man, fossils and dinosaurs, minerals, geology, and the Lake Geneva region. The Natural History Museum (Muséum d’histoire naturelle) is one of Geneva City’s major museums and free for all visitors. The museum’s main themes are animals, … Read more