Welcome to Geneva

8. Culture and leisure

Cultural activities

The Canton of Geneva enjoys a very rich cultural life. Generally, municipalities are in charge of cultural institutions and activities. The Ville de Genève, as the biggest municipality of the Canton, hosts most major cultural institutions (concert halls, theatres, museums, etc.).

To get acquainted with the cultural events, please consult : Ville de Genève

Some other municipalities also have theatres (for example Carouge), concert halls (Meyrin, Onex, etc.), museums, or organize cultural events. Get information from your municipality of residence.

Cultural agendas

You will find information on current or future cultural events on different online cultural agendas :

Leisure general informations

Generally, municipalities are in charge of sport facilities, toy lending libraries, and children's playgrounds. They also have recreational and community centres.

Recreational areas in the Ville de Genève :

In your municipality of residence

Visits and walks

Many visits and discovery walks are offered in the Canton :


Sport facilities and activities in the Ville de Genève :

Sport facilities and activities in your municipality of residence.

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Free or reduced-price cultural events for low-income people

Most cultural events in the Ville de Genève are free of charge. Visits to the museums are also free of charge, except for temporary exhibits.

Benefits and discounts for youth and families
People with disabilities
Seniors (elderly)
Last updated
17 August 2021

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