🧒 The 8 Playful Attractions for Children in Western Switzerland in 2020
🧒 The 8 Playful Attractions for Children in French-speaking Switzerland in 2020
La Torpille presents in this page the activities that allow children from 6 to 12 years old to learn new knowledge in a playful way and with interesting experiences.
The sites in French-speaking or Western Switzerland are not numerous and deserve to be mentioned. Indeed, many museums are only for adults without thinking about children.
The 8 best playful sites for children in French-speaking Switzerland are the following:
- Exploracenter ⭐ – Genève
- Invention Space ⭐⭐⭐ – Vidy Lausanne VD
- History of Sciences Museum ⭐⭐ – Genève
- Archéolab ⭐⭐ – Pully VD
- Rivier House ⭐ – Tolochenaz VD
- Astropléiades ⭐- Blonay VD
- Photo Museum Labo ⭐⭐ – Vevey VD
- Puppet Museum ⭐ – Fribourg
The ⭐ represents the interest that these activities have had on the Torpille team.
🔗 Details on Exploracentre
📍 Location: Near Plainpalais – Geneva
Workshops to familiarize children with the world of science.
A video on Exploracentre.
🔗 Details on Invention Space
📍 Location: Vidy – Lausanne
A large space dedicated to scientific experiments in relation to a theme that lasts about a year. It is the best playful area in French-speaking Switzerland.
History of Sciences Museum
🔗 Details on the History os Sciences Museum
📍 Location: Mon Repos Park – Geneva
Temporary scientific experiments in the museum.
A video about the museum.
🔗 Details on Archéolab
📍 Location: City centre – Pully
Temporary exhibitions lasting about a year related to the Romans. Numerous experiments allow children to have fun. The 2019-2020 exhibition is particularly well designed and highly recommended by la Torpille.
A video of the Association of Friends of the Pully Museums.
🔗 Details on the River House
📍 Location: Tolochenaz
Fun activities on the theme of the environment.
🔗 Details on Astropléiades
📍 Location: Pléiades summit – Blonay
Astropléiades is an outdoor site at the top of the Pléiades. It allows you to familiarize yourself with the space environment.
A presentation video of the Astropléiades site.
Photo Museum Labo
🔗 Details on the Photo Museum Labo
📍 Lieu: Market Square in Vevey.
The Swiss Camera Museum offers a laboratory for children aged 6 to 12 years old where pictures can be developed in the old-fashioned way. A very interesting activity to do in the company of a member of the museum which is open on Wednesday afternoons, Saturdays and Sundays. It is recommended to book beforehand.
A video about the photo museum.
Swiss Puppet museum
🔗 Details on the Swiss Puppet Museum
📍 Location: Auge district, city of Fribourg
The Swiss Puppet Museum is located in the Old Town of Fribourg. It offers children a handicraft workshop and mainly a small theatre with real puppets that allows them to be actors rather than spectators.
A video on the museum.
What are the best playful attractions according to la Torpille?
- The Invention Space in Vidy and the Archéolab in Pully are the best playful attractions for Children.
What is the unique outdoor playful attraction?
- The Astropléiades at the top of Les Pléiades.