Musée International de la Croix-Rouge et du Croissant-Rouge
Palais des Nations
Home to the UN since 1966, the Palais des Nations was built between 1929 and 1936 to house the now-defunct League of Nations. Visits are...
Quai du Mont-Blanc
Flowers, statues, outdoor art exhibitions and views of Mont Blanc (on clear days only) abound on this picturesque northern lakeshore...
Jardin des Cinq Sens
This restored medieval vegetable garden in the lakeside village of Yvoire, 27km across the border from Geneva in France, is a sweet treat.
To savour the real vibe of this U-shaped space, come at dusk or later when night lights twinkle on sideboards and the Counter's retro...
Av de la Paix 17 · interesting places nearby
Musée International de la Croix-Rouge et du Croissant-Rouge information
Compelling multimedia exhibits at Geneva's fascinating International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum trawl through atrocities perpetuated by humanity. The litany of war and nastiness, documented in films, photos, sculptures and soundtracks, is set against the noble aims of the organisation created by Geneva businessmen and philanthropists Henri Dunant and Henri Dufour in 1864. Excellent temporary exhibitions command an additional entrance fee.
Take bus 8 from Gare de Cornavin to the Appia stop.