About Geneva Museum of Art and History
The Geneva Museum of Art and History (Musee d’art et d’histoire) is Switzerland’s largest such museum and home to a world renowned collection.
From contemporary works right back to those of antiquity and prehistoric times, the Geneva Museum of Art and History displays some 7,000 exhibits including artefacts and items of art from around the globe.
The Geneva Museum of Art and History is separated into themes and sections, with the main ones being archaeology, fine arts and applied arts. These areas house incredibly diverse collections, including medieval paintings, Byzantine art and Roman sculptures, all under one roof.
The International Museum of the Reformation in Geneva presents the story of the Protestant Reformation which occurred in Switzerland in the 16th century.
The Geneva Museum of Ethnography in Conches displays historic pieces from all five continents and an array of civilisations.
St Peter’s Cathedral is a famed cathedral in Geneva dating back to the 12th century with an adjoining archaeological site.
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