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Musee Suisse du Jeu

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A lot of different toys

This museum has alot of interesting toys from over the years. You can take the bus 201 there or... read more

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karol452
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Edmonton, Canada
Interesting museum

This museum takes you through a history of games, with some interesting exhibits and definite... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
Laura W
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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rue du Chateau 11, La Tour-de-Peilz 1814, Switzerland
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Reviewed today

This museum has alot of interesting toys from over the years. You can take the bus 201 there or walk along the promenade. The lady attendant told me that people can donate old games and the man in the museum goes to auction sales to...More

Thank karol452
Reviewed 23 May 2018

A must-see if you are interested in board games. The museum is located in a castle overlooking the lake and the 201 bus between Vevey and Montreux drops you at the end of the road. The museum is small but the rooms are crammed with...More

1  Thank Liz P
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

This museum takes you through a history of games, with some interesting exhibits and definite interactivity in being able to play a large number of games in the ‘play’ rooms. The castle itself is lovely, and worth a little visit just for that, and with...More

Thank Laura W
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Musee Suisse du Jeu is not the only museum at the lakefront, but it is certainly the only museum collecting children's games at the lakefront. The museum is housed within an old castle, making it attractive to both children and adults. Every Sunday the local...More

Thank YC_Chu2018
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Terrible puns sorry. This is a very hands-on museum lots of games for the children and adults to play - largely for older children, but I still had fun playing chess, draughts, 3men's morris and alawé with the little ones. The pub games room is...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 17 January 2018

It makes you feel ancient to see toys your children played with displayed in a museum (not to mention those from your own childhood)... This is a very interesting place to visit, but more for adults than for children as most of the exhibits are...More

Thank Barbara E
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Housed in a very old chateau-style building complex on the lakeside, the exhibition covered the whole field of 'indoor' (and some outdoor) games, from cards on card-tables and an invitation to play to very historic original manuscripts about games and gaming. Giant playing cards lead...More

Thank lonesometravellerGB
Reviewed 27 June 2017

The exterior of this miseum bears a striking resemblance to a castle especially being so close to the waters edge for defense. Musee Suisse du Jeu is the Swiss museum of games, highly interesting.

Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This very quiet museum is located in an old castle sitting along the lake of Geneva. The items are all very well presented and were fun to examine. I was sorry the museum did not have a catalogue we could buy nor reproduction of some...More

Thank windinthewillows
Reviewed 9 June 2016

For such a little museum, my family spent A LOT of time here -- almost 4 hours. There were interesting displays of games throughout history and in different cultures. What fascinated us the most were the games rooms (one upstairs, one downstairs). My family is...More

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