Embark on an educational and interactive gourmet journey around the world of food and nutrition, with numerous layover activities to choose from.
As a place of learning and exchange, the Food Museum cooks up a daily menu of activities linked with food and nutrition. Find the full buffet here to help you choose!
Dip into the world of food and nutrition at the Alimentarium and take an in-depth look into specific themes, peruse objects from our collection and dive into fascinating magazine articles, wherever you may be.
The Alimentarium Academy is designed for teachers, pupils from 8 to 16 years old and their parents. Teaching material, educational games and videos prepared by experts make learning about food and nutrition fun and engaging!
The Alimentarium prides its team, its select partners, its unusual history and firmly established mission which have helped it become a unique place of learning and an international emblem.
Wine glass with curved edge on enlarged base. The shape and colour are typical of Roemer glasses, found along the Rhine and in Bavaria since the 16th century.
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Absinthe glass and spoon
Developed in the 18th century, absinthe originated in the Canton of Neuchâtel in Switzerland, and the Department of Jura in France. Also known as the 'green fairy', absinthe was first consumed as a medicine, and later as an aperitif.
Typical for artisans from the Aosta Valley, this contemporary 'friendship cup' underscores how people have always cherished coming together around objects that symbolise companionship and sharing.
White wine glasses
During the 19th century, vintners from the Canton of Vaud, Switzerland, used such small wine goblets to taste test their wine.
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Brunch with artisanal produce
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