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Alimentarium - Food Museum

Quai Perdonnet 25, Vevey 1800, Switzerland
+41 21 924 41 11
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Vevey tour

Beautiful view and amazing landscape The town is really nice and worth to take a walking tour. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Domenico M
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Harder to find than I thought

A giant fork on the shores of Lake Geneva Switzerland how jard can it be to find? Apparently a... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
chickandbeast
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Durham, Canada
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For over 30 years already, the world's first-ever food-themed museum has been sharing a global and independent view of the many aspects of the human diet. Its multidisciplinary, cultural, historical, scientific and nutritional-focused approach and its bold and original programme of activities have established the Alimentarium as the world's leading food-themed attraction. As the centrepiece of the Museum, the new permanent exhibition "Food - The essence of life" invites children and adults alike to take a fresh look at an activity steeped in history and laden with emotional significance: eating. The unique new scenography, combining discovery, experimentation and learning, invites visitors on a fun-filled, interactive journey through three new sectors: Food, Society and The Body. Enlivened with projections, interactive terminals and video installations, this immersive experience will make visitors aware of the influence diet can have on the body and its environment.
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  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Quai Perdonnet 25, Vevey 1800, Switzerland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful view and amazing landscape The town is really nice and worth to take a walking tour. The best view of vevey waterfront.

Thank Domenico M
Reviewed 27 June 2017

A giant fork on the shores of Lake Geneva Switzerland how jard can it be to find? Apparently a lot harder than you thing had to circle back and forth and try to find it, too much going on with coverage, trains, vineyards and everything...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Not much thing to do in Vevey, so after/during the walk by the waterfront it is a nice spot to spend some time with a bonus for the best photo stop of Vevey Bay.

Thank ladyaker
Reviewed 9 June 2017

If you have children or grand-children to take care while on holidays, or simply friends who visit you, this could be an excellent place to go. This is very well done, orgnaized, very interesting, educative. The place is just superb, in the old Nestle headquarters,...More

Thank nadinesublet54
Reviewed 28 May 2017

This museum tells about the history of food. I realized that children are ver interested. I was less. The restaurant of the Alimentarium offers a nice meal for a reasonable price. pore

Thank pore
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Very interesting and the first food museum in the world! Its placed in a beautiful setting right next to the lake Geneva. Worth a visit!

Thank MissTraveller88
Reviewed 21 May 2017

The history of food presented in bite size pieces , it is also interactive which adds to the experience

Thank Zenko W
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The Alimentarium is located along the lakeside in Vevey, where fishermen stand and throw their lines, and children on scooters whiz by or groups amble to see the latest exhibition. Now there is a good restaurant / cafe with places outside under the chestut trees,...More

Thank englishmakescents
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We didn't go inside Museum but took a nice walk along the lake in search of this gigantic fork. Fun find.

Thank Megan B
Reviewed 14 April 2017

its smaller than you would think but its still a nice visit. the lake right in front of it is an amazing visit and you can have a stroll there after your done

Thank q8tiwala
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