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Guided tours

Visites guidées
Enjoy a more in-depth and personalised discovery of the exhibition, its themes and its new areas and enhance your experience at the Alimentarium with one of our expert guides.

Our different guided tours


Lunch & visit

Every first Tuesday of the month, combine culture and gastronomy over a prolonged tasty lunch break. Start with a meal bursting with flavours at the Alimentarium Restaurant then enjoy a guided tour through the Museum’s exhibition.

You can now enjoy a blend of culture and gastronomy! Discover our Restaurant and its delicious dishes, which vary along with the seasons and our chef’s inspiration. After your meal, visit the Museum and the permanent exhibition alongside one of our expert guides. The perfect way to explore the different sectors and to learn more about food and nutrition.

Un lunch qui allie culture et gastronomie

Price per person

CHF 29.00 includes main course (choice of: Chef’s Special, Dish of the Day or Vegetarian Meal), guided tour and admission to the Museum


Times:
Meal: from 12:00
Tour: 12:45 – 13:30

Dates: the first Tuesday of every month
Prior booking essential on www.alimentarium.org/en/reservation-request



Guided tours - Garden (schools)

Pupils discover photosynthesis, the life cycle of plants and the aromas of fresh herbs in the Museum’s vegetable garden. While also refining their senses as they smell and taste carrots, radishes, stevia leaves or marigold petals.

Please note: This offer is valid for groups of maximum 12 people, from May to September only. The visit will take place whatever the weather, so please dress accordingly.

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Fixed price for schools (12 pupils)

CHF 90.00 (includes admission for the pupils from 9 years and one accompanying adult)

Tour lasts 1 hour


Prior booking essential on www.alimentarium.org/en/reservation-request or on 021 924 41 11.
 

Pupils' guide

Teachers' guide



Guided tour of the Museum (schools)

Tours in 6 languages: French, English, German and Italian, Spanish and Russian.

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Fixed price for schools (12 pupils)

CHF 90.00 (includes admission for the pupils from 6 years and one accompanying adult)

Tour lasts 1 hour

 

Prior booking essential on www.alimentarium.org/en/reservation-request or on 021 924 41 11.
 

Pupils' guide

Teachers' guide



Guided tour of the Museum & workshops (schools)

Combine your visit with a unique cookery workshop on varying themes chosen by our chefs. Concoct some delicious specialities to end your discovery of the Museum on a tasty note.

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Fixed price for schools (12 pupils)

Pupils aged 6 to 16: CHF 210.00 (includes Museum entrance tickets, guided tour and workshop)
From 17 years of age: CHF 210.00 (includes guided tour and workshop. Discounted Museum entrance tickets to be paid separately)
Duration: Two and a quarter hours.

Prior booking essential on www.alimentarium.org/en/reservation-request or on 021 924 41 11.

Pupils' guide

Teachers' guide


Guided tour of the Museum (groups)

Tours in 6 languages: French, English, German and Italian, Spanish and Russian.

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Fixed price for groups (12 people)

CHF 120.00 + reduced admission (CHF 11.00)

Tour lasts 1 hour

 

Prior booking essential on www.alimentarium.org/en/reservation-request or on 021 924 41 11.

Guided tour of the Garden for adults (in a group)

Visit our Garden and discover its plants, forever changing along with the seasons and our gardener’s inspiration. This guided tour is an opportunity to discover such treasures as Mexican tarragon, strawberries and artichokes, flourishing in our vegetable patch. Enjoy a gourmet treat during the tour with the opportunity to taste a seasonal favourite and a cordial made from our Garden produce. 
 

Please note: This offer is valid for groups of maximum 12 people, from May to September only. The visit will take place whatever the weather, so please dress accordingly.

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Fixed price for groups (12 people)

CHF 120.00 

Tour lasts 1 hour
Participants can benefit from reduced admission to the Museum, CHF 11.00 per person (special price)

 

Prior booking essential on www.alimentarium.org/en/reservation-request or on 021 924 41 11.
 


Guided tour of the Museum & demonstration (large groups)

Combine your group’s visit with a fascinating demonstration on your choice between two themes.

  • A world of flavours: Arouse all your senses with a series of sensory experiments.
  • Iconic beverages: Discover how the consumption of popular drinks such as coffee, tea and chocolate has evolved across time and space.

Packed with discoveries and experiments, these activities also include a short tasting session related to the theme of the demonstration.

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Fixed price for large groups (25-60 people) 

CHF 38.00/person

Duration: 1¾ to 2 hours

 

Prior booking essential on www.alimentarium.org/en/reservation-request or on 021 924 41 11.