Founded in 1954, the Lake Geneva Museum presents both the culture and the nature of the lake. Many of its collections are particularly interesting due to their scientific and technical quality. Mentioning sailing boats, beautiful paddle boats part of the CGN heritage, the Fishing industry and the Life Saving Rescue teams. Its giant aquariums, permanent exhibitions and educational programmes attract school groups and families Custodian of the very important collection of Auguste and Jacques Piccard, the famous Swiss oceanographers and submarine designers, plans designed by Henri Copponex and François Graeser, 20thcentury Swiss naval architects, not to mention the works of François-Auguste Forel the founder of the Science of lakes, the Lake Geneva Museum could not leave out the Planet Solar catamaran adventure. The challenge of this magnificent project as regards to innovation, environment and navigation, is a new episode in the entreprising mind of the lake people.
- the boat
- the worldtour