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Ariana Museum in geneva
Written by Rahul on May 20, 2020 Share on

Ariana Museum, The Palace of Ceramics and Glass

On my personal checklist of places to visit, Switzerland holds a sweet spot number one because of its breathtaking visuals and the picturesque locations. One will always want to Visit Swiss at least once in their life. This is because of its locations and the world-famous production of chocolates. But what many do not know is that it also has its eyes on the famous arts and is also unique in presenting them. One of such places to feast your eyes on is the Ariana Museum in Geneva, the worldwide centre for Diplomacy. People visiting Geneva should consider visiting this museum first.

Musée Ariana in Geneva
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The Facts Section:

1. The museum was built in the late 19th century by the renowned Geneva Philanthraphist and collector, Gustave Revilliod.
2. The Builder had given the museum the name Ariana, in the honour of his mother from whom he inherited the property.
3. This Museum has an atypical architecture which has borrowed elements from the neo-baroque and neo-classical styles.
4. Between 1981-1983, The museum was completely renovated. Between this time the Ariana is equipped with Museographic facilities for the good functioning of a quality museum.

Interior of  Musee Ariana |
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The Direction Guide to Ariana Museum:

One of the most unique ventures of the Museum giving you the required knowledge about the Glass and ceramics is situated in Geneva. The Ariana Museum has had more than 55000 footfalls average in a year.

Avenue de la Paix 10, 1202 Genève, Switzerland

By Train:
The Closest station(s) available to the Ariana Museum is the Genève-Sécheron. The train services that reach the station are SL1, SL2, SL3, SL4.

By Tram:
The Closest station(s) available to the Ariana Museum is the Nations stop. The train service(s) that reach the station is 15.

By Bus:
The Closest stop(s) available to the Ariana Museum is the Apia stop and the Nations Stop. The Bus service(s) that reach the stops are as follows:
Stop Apia: 8, 20, 22, 28, F
Stop Nation: 5, 8, 11, 20, 22, 28, F

Street view of Ariana Museum
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Satellite View of Ariana Museum
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Timings And Tickets Info of Ariana Museum:


The Museum opens is open from Tuesday – Sunday. All the Mondays the Museum stays closed.

Opening Hours:

Open daily 10 am-6 pm (Tuesday to Sunday inclusive) 

Le Comptoir Gourmand (Restaurant):

Tuesday to Friday | 11 am to 5 pm
Saturdays and Sundays | 11 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.
Sunday brunch: service
closed at 5 p.m. Closed Monday.


The Entry is free on all permanent collections.

Paid entry to temporary exhibitions
Exhibitions in the basement: Full price CHF 12
Exhibitions on the 1st Floor: Full price CHF 5
Combined ticket for both the exhibitions: Full price CHF 14

The best time to visit the museum is between April and October. This is the time where Switzerland will be having nice weather and you will have the best time for Sightseeing.

There are no restrictions on the dress codes to wear to the museum. Wear your comfortable casual clothing to this absolutely charming experience.

Geneva in Swiss is one of the most sought after destination as it is the second-most populous city in Swiss. It also is the worldwide centre for diplomacy as it has various significant International organizations. It is also the proud bearer of the name “The Peace Capital”. Anyone traveller around the world will have their hearts on travelling to Geneva. This can be possible with Pickyourtrail’s customizable itineraries to Swiss. Start your journey by exploring the International tour packages on Pickyourtrail website.

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