Lake Geneva Museum

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Lake Geneva Museum
Musée du Léman
Established 1954
Location Nyon, Switzerland
Coordinates 46°22′48″N 6°14′24″E / 46.380042°N 6.240102°E / 46.380042; 6.240102
Visitors 21 600 (2011)
Public transit access 15 minutes away from a train station.

The Lake Geneva Museum (Musée du Léman) is located in Nyon, Switzerland. It was founded in 1954, and was created for the many artifacts found in the lake, such as shipwrecks, models, and engines. It also contains aquariums with images of wildlife.



1 000 m² of permanent and temporary expositions, not taking into account administrative and technical premises, as well as a shelter for cultural assets and a depot for the museum collections.


In 2011, about 21 600 visitors. Аpproximately 700 000 since 1975.

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