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!
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White wine glasses
During the 19th century, vintners from the Canton of Vaud, Switzerland, used such small wine goblets to taste test their wine. Stemmed glasses appeared later as white wine became a beverage to savour.
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Commemorative glass for First Communion
First Communion with wine is no longer a Catholic custom since the 12th century.
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.
Wine glass with curved edge on enlarged base.
This beaker commemorates the centenary of the Abbaye du Cordon Vert et Blanc shooting club in Blonay, Vaud.
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