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International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum

avenue de la Paix 17, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
+41 22 748 95 11
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This renowned museum, universally acclaimed as one of the best in the city, provides a moving reminder of the importance of international humanitarian efforts.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
avenue de la Paix 17, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
+41 22 748 95 11
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was invited there for a private visit and a dinner . A great memory for me. It takes about one hour to take a look around. As a professional may be you spend more time.for a tourist with some interest to find an idea...More

Thank Alireza123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We left with a broader appreciation of the international Red Cross and red crescent-- I forgot that they also visit jails and prisons, particularly those in time of war. The museum is very modern and includes an audio guide that automatically knows your location as...More

Thank loveDCA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An excellent museum which makes you think about what is important in life. Lots of interesting facts and information which expands your knowledge of the Red Cross role. The restaurant terrace has great views of Mont Blanc however just buy a drink. The food is...More

Thank sharri91
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was not sure what to expect when I entered the Red Cross museum as I really did not know much about this organisation other than a few basic facts... who started it and that they provide medical help internationally ... that was all. Going...More

Thank lilianelockhart
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have to agree with some of the other naysayers that the museum is disappointing and expensive. It does not tell the history of the Red Cross nor does it explain its current mission, structure, or accomplishments. It uses some very expensive but technically fragile...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum contained three exhibits showing what the Red Cross does. It also gave a little historical background. They employ interactive games, testimonies, and displays to show the visitor what their goals are and how they achieve them. The temporary exhibit highlighted AIDS campaigns in...More

Thank Philip K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a great museum. I remember visiting when I was young and it seemed very depressing. Today's visit was sad at all! The displays were very moving and hopeful.

Thank Robin F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited the Red Cross museum yesterday. It is convenient via bus or tram from the train station. The museum is free with the Swiss travel pass. There are a number of interesting exhibits in the museum about the Red Cross and about people. It...More

Thank Jim_atl
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We were suppose to have visited the UN facility but tours were fully booked so we crossed the street and visited the Red Cross Museum.....and oh so very happy we did so! So very interesting and learned many many things about the Red Cross's involvement...More

Thank cowenzo
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

If there's a must museum in Geneva,this is the one.You can see the worldwide brutality of the human race and from the other part the luminous people that try to help!!

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chris s
Can you buy tickets at the Museum for that day or do you have to buy them in advance? Also, can you take photos in the museum?
13 April 2016|
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Response from mellion |
unfortunately there's not much to take photos of!
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