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.
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The chef’s hat through the ages
A hat symbolising a whole corporation
Globetrotting chilli peppers
A story of birds, great seafarers, and culinary trends
The history of an essential utensil on Western tables
The history of baby bottles
Feeding babies from ancient times until today
Feast to forget food restrictions
Until the 20th century, the Church dictated what Europeans ate.
Ötzi and his diet
Mummies and skeletons reveal early eating habits
In the land of Cockaigne
Culinary excesses, sexual pleasures, rivers of wine and the fountain of youth.
Cow tongue and venison
The 20th anniversary of the GDR was a modest affair.
Mornings in the Junior Academy (schools)
Afternoons in the Junior Academy (schools)
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From Tuesday to Sunday:
10:00 - 18:00
Children 0-5 years of age
Children 6-16 years of age
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Quai Perdonnet 25
Case Postale 13
+41 021 924 41 11