Throughout the year in Geneva (and also from October until May in Cluses & Annecy) many of the museums and their temporary exhibitions are FREE on the FIRST Sunday of the month! In addition, the museums often put on some wonderful workshops/guided tours for children and families (also FREE) on this day. See here for more details about this fantastic initiative! *NB – this initiative does not apply … Continue reading Geneva – FREE museums on first Sunday of the month!
We have one more bank holiday this May 2018: Pentecôte . . . and then it is full steam ahead with school and work . . . until the summer holidays! Until the summer activities post, I thought it might be useful to have a general list of activities available for families & children au Pays du Mont-Blanc (and beyond) at hand in one list . … Continue reading Springtime Activities for families au Pays du Mont-Blanc (and beyond)
We are lucky to have some wonderful museums au Pays du Mont-Blanc, many housed in architectural gems (old, new and renovated) . . . and as well as their permanent collections, they also offer temporary exhibitions and workshops for children and families over the school holidays! And if we venture further than the Pays du Mont-Blanc – to Cluses, to Annemasse, to la Maison du … Continue reading Museums & Exhibitions au Pays du Mont-Blanc (and beyond)
Each year, during the period just after La Rentrée – up and down the valley – there were plentiful events for children and parents to find out more about possible activities/sports to sign-up for, either on Wednesdays or on other days of the week; there are forums and portes ouvertes from: MJC Chamonix; FJEP Passy; MJC Saint-Gervais; various sports clubs au Pays du Mont-Blanc (Fêtes des Sports in … Continue reading Les mercredis – workshops, sport & creative activities for children au Pays du Mont-Blanc
Geneva’s Natural History Museum (Muséum Genève) has been our go-to museum on rainy days for the last 6 years! We have, over the years, pushed a sleeping baby around the exhibits here, watched our toddlers crawl/run/topple over, and we have spent plenty of time running after them too! What a wonderful museum this is! Set across 4 floors, the permanent exhibits include: local fauna, animals of the … Continue reading Muséum d’Histoire Naturelle (Geneva)