Natural History Museum of Geneva

Original name(s)

  • Museum d´histoire naturelle de la ville de Genève (fr - French)
Institution Address

1208 Geneva

Main areas of taxonomic expertise

  • Invertebrates
  • Vertebrates
  • Palaeontology and mineralogy

Type of organisation

Institution Address

1208 Geneva

Director Representative

Dr.Michelle Price


Structure Chart

Governing & Executive bodies





Staff fields

staff total92.0
scientific staff (permanent)36.0
scientific staff (non permanent)5.0
scientific staff post doc (non permanent)2.0
scientific staff collections (permanent)36.0
staff administrative (non permanent)13.0

General Description

  • Systematique zoologie
  • palaeontology 
  • mineralogy


Link of the Research page : 

Link of the Annual report : Annual report (french)

Research Fields

  • Anthropology / Physical anthropology (46.20.00)

Research Initiative

Activities and outreach with Universities

Many of our curators are also teaching at Geneva University and/or supervise Bachelor, Master or PhD students


Activities and outreach with other public

We work closely with the Department of Education of Geneva



Laurent Vallotton
+41 (0)22 418 6337

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