F.A.Q: General information and operation of the site

Where is the Garden of Nations?

The Jardin des Nations is located on Rue Michelle Nicod 1, 1202 Geneva.

You can find the access map here.

 

How to access the site?

The easiest way is to come by bus. Buses 5,8 22 and F serve very close stops (OMS and Crêts-Morillon).

Can we come by bike?

Of course. There are accommodations for parking your bike at the entrance of the Jardin

 

Is there parking available or nearby?

A small car park is available for visitors to the Jardin des Nations. It is located at the end of the road parallel to Rue Michelle-Nicod (which runs alongside the Potager des Nations). The entrance is indicated by a barrier.

How can we reach you?

The team of the Jardin des Nations can be contacted via the contact form or at the following number: 079 539 41 57.

 

Where is the information point in the Jardin des Nations?

A the entrance of the Jardin, there is a reception tent where person is present during opening hours to assist with any inquiries. You may also contact us via the contact form or call at 079 539 41 57.

 

What are the opening hours of the Jardin des Nations?

Click here for opening hours

 

What are the opening hours of the immersive shows?

The schedule for the immersive show can be found here.

More information on details of the show can be found at the ticket office.

What are the opening hours of the Potager des Nations?

The Potager des Nations is open on Wednesdays and Fridays from 1.30 pm to 6 pm.

To keep up to date with the days and times of the collaborative workshops, follow Geneva Cultive on Facebook and Instagram.

 

What are the opening hours of the restaurant?

You can find restaurant opening hours here.

 

How can I find the program of activities available at the Jardin des Nations?

The activities available at the Jardin des Nations can be found here.

There is also an “events calendar” on the homepage.

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What activities are available at the Jardin des Nations in case of bad weather?

The immersive show takes place in all weathers! The food court also offers a few tents for shelter. If you don’t mind the rain, the Potager des Nations is also accessible 😊

 

What is the cultural program at the Jardin des Nations?

For this first season, from September 15 to February 27, 2022, you will have the opportunity to discover an immersive show inspired by the works of Johannes Vermeer.

 

What is Syllepse?

The Syllepse is a giant tank, built to host immersive art exhibitions. The monument utilises its high-tech 360° projection system to display the featured installations. The first in the series of exhibitions, is called “Reflet d’un songe” (“Reflection of a Dream”), which will showcase the works of the famous painter, Johannes Vermeer, until the end of February 2022. Detailed schedules of the sessions can be found at the ticket office.

 

Is there an entrance fee to the site?

There are no fees to enter the Jardin. Admission fees are reserved for immersive shows or events.

Where can we eat and drink something?

The Hoppy Truck is present on the site and offers drinks and snacks. You can find the opening hours of the restaurant here.

 

Are there spaces and activities for children and families?

The whole garden is perfectly designed to accommodate to children and families. Families enjoy walks and picnics, experience the immersive Vermeer show (recommended for ages 5 and up), shop for locally sourced products and take part in the collaborative workshops organised by Genève Cultive. Details and timetables for the Vermeer immersive show, “Reflet d’un songe” can be found at the ticket office. To keep up to date on the days and times of the collaborative workshops, follow Genève Cultive on Facebook and Instagram.

 

What are the activities of the Jardin des the Nations that I should register for?

Tickets and registration for the immersive Vermeer exhibition, “Reflet d’un Songe” can be purchased at the reception tent at entrance of the Jardin or can be purchased here

 

Is the Jardin des Nations non-smoking?

Smoking is allows at the Jardin, with the exception of indoors, the same rules that apply for the city of Geneva.

 

Are animals allowed in the Jardin des Nations?

Animals are welcome to the Jardin, with the exception of entry to the Syllepse