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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What's new and more
A beer brewed by algorithms
Participative innovation in craft breweries
MELiSSA, a research project for food on Mars
From the Garden to Curdling Milk
Many countries where cheese is made have a long tradition of using vegetable rennet
The colour of food
Pigments and the nutritional properties of colourful food
Food on the Brain
Taste, smell, sight, feel and sound: how does the brain interpret food
Eating in the dark
An unsettling experience
Our gut plays host to more than two kilos of bacteria.
Mornings in the Junior Academy (schools) (2017)
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From Tuesday to Sunday:
10:00 - 17:00
Children 0-5 years of age
Children 6-16 years of age
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Quai Perdonnet 25
Case Postale 13
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