International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum

Tunnel 3

Tunnel 3

Tunnel 4

Tunnel 4

Pont de la Machine

Pont de la Machine

Route des Jeunes, Les Acacias, en direction de Carouge

Route des Jeunes, Les Acacias, en direction de Carouge

A1 - Dir Perly

A1 - Dir Perly

A1 - Perly

A1 - Perly

Route de Meyrin

Route de Meyrin

Tunnel 1

Tunnel 1

La Terrasse

La Terrasse

A1 - Meyrin dir. Lausanne

A1 - Meyrin dir. Lausanne

Tunnel 2

Tunnel 2

Genève City

Genève City

Emotion, discovery, reflection: the museum offers a unique experience looking at the history of humanitarian action

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Geneva, birthplace of the Red Cross, is home to the only museum which is dedicated to the work of Henry Dunant. Situated opposite the United Nations, it was inaugurated in 1988 and completely transformed in 2013.The new permanent exhibition named The Humanitarian Adventure is organised thematically into three areas which were designed by famous international architects with different cultural horizons:Defending Human Dignity (Gringo Cardia, Brazil), Restoring Family Links (Diébédo Francis Kéré, Burkina Faso) and Reducing Natural Risks (Shigeru Ban, Japan).

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The museum is scheduled to re-opening on 18 March 2013. Find out more what you can expect.



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