Our educational activities

> Free admission for children under 16 and accompanying adults (minimum of 1 accompanying adult per 12 students).

> Free visits and activities for the public schools of the City of Nyon.

> The educational activities last 1h30. The class is divided into 2 groups. Each group follows an activity with an animator for 45 minutes, while the other group discovers the museum independently with the teacher, using the discovery booklets provided by the museum (CHF 10.-)


You can visit the museum freely as a group under certain conditions:

Reservation of your time slot. Without confirmation from us, we cannot guarantee access to the museum.

Supervision: 1 adult per 12 students.



Price on request

We suggest combining two activities for an exceptional day on the lake

For example, you can combine a scientific activity in the morning with an artistic activity in the afternoon.

At noon, you can have lunch in the park next to the museum. There are picnic tables under a shelter. Please note that the park is public and we cannot guarantee its availability.



6-12 ans. Duration: 1h30 / CHF 110.

After participating in the feeding of fish in the aquaria and/or collecting mussels on the lake (from April to October only), you’ll have the possibility to discover the diversity of animals in Lake Geneva: such as fish, birds, but also amphibians, insects or reptiles. You’ll learn more about their way of life, their interactions and the food chain.


8-12 years old. Duration 1h30 / CHF 110.00

To understand how a submarine works, you will have the possibility to build your own submarine and discover the innovations and the findings of this adventurous family.


8-15 years old. Duration: 1h30 / CHF 110.

What is the natural water cycle? What are the impacts of man’s actions on the environment? What are the challenges that await us tomorrow? What is each person’s responsibility? How can we act? To understand these questions in a concrete way, we propose laboratory experiments.


5-12 years old. Duration: 1h30 / CHF 110.-

To create improbable and poetic objects by giving free rein to your creativity: driftwood, walnut shells, cut paper will be at your disposal and our animator, who is also an artist, is there to design the workshop best adapted to your needs and desires. More information on Créalac workshops.


8-16 year old. Duration: 2h. / Special tariff: CHF 150. From late April to late  September only.

This is the perfect workshop to discover the diversity of aquatic invertebrates living in the river and understand their role in assessing the purity of the water. The children start by capturing invertebrates in the bed of the Boiron River, using landing nets. Then, they learn to identify them with the help of magnifying glasses and finally, they use their findings to measure the level of cleanliness of the river. Bring good boots!


From 9 years old. Duration: 1h30 / CHF 110.

This fun and educational activity is freely inspired by the  game “Loup Garou”, well-known to children. Combining observation and deduction, permits to raise the awareness of primary and secondary school pupils to the themes of biodiversity, natural environments, nature in the city and biological corridors. The aim of the outings is to help children discover the wealth of their immediate environment.


Free admission for children under 16 and accompanying persons (minimum 1 accompanying person per 12 students).

Special opening on request: CHF 30,- per hour, per group of 25 persons.

Free visits and activities for the public schools of Nyon.