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All reviews permanent collection musical instruments different cultures definitely worth the visit modern architecture cultural history interesting pieces great museum few hours free entrance rainy day meg objects continent ethnographic temporary exhibition
The museum contains a fairly small but quite interesting permanent exposition with exhibits from each continent. For me, though, the most interesting part was the ethnomusicology exhibits with musical instruments from all over the world, accompanied by music recordings for most of them - it...More
Spent a lovely afternoon in this beautiful museum. My boyfriend and i only visited the permanent collections, which were interesting enough to keep us busy for about two hours. The architecture of the building is modern. Since the architect designed this building specifically for the...More
I was surprised at this museum, it looked quite small on the outside but felt large inside. There were amazing artefacts from a large group of cultures. The building itself is beautiful, with a very unique design and definitely worth the visit.
The MEG is certainly striking from the outside, a sleek modern building fronted by a stunning diamond pattern. One could wonder whether such a pleasant building was a facade for the mediocrity inside, but you would be pleased to know that it is certainly not....More
This is hands-down the best museum in Geneva. Housed in an elegant building, the MEG or Musee d'ethnographie de Geneve, is a free-to-visit museum that houses a well-maintained collection of artifacts from all around the world. The museum itself is downstairs in a cool space...More
One of the best museums in Geneva. It has a huge underground space that hosts a permanent collection of artefacts arranged by geographically alongside temporary exhibitions. So far we have seen one about Amazonian Tribes and another about Aboriginal Art. Descriptions are generally in both...More