Be guided through 5,000 years of game history and discover the wealth of the Swiss Museum of Games collections.

Guided tours are personalized according to the profile of the group (children – teenagers – adults -senior citizens – intergenerational). Please contact us for a solution adapted to your desires.

Available languages: French, German, English, Italian, Russian

Length: 1 hour
Prices: on request

Compulsory booking – 021 977 23 00


The Museum invites you to come and celebrate your child’s birthday of with his/her friends.

We offer: 1 ½ hours of activity with a guide (a short visit followed by a guide)
There is a choice of the following themes:

  1. · Animals in games
  2. · Rediscovering lost games
  3. · Around the world in 80 minutes
  4. · Having fun with Romans

After the activity an attractive room in the Museum or its terrace (in good weather) is put at your disposal. You only have to provide the snack, drinks and if you wish decoration.

This offer, only valid in the afternoons from Tuesday to Sunday, is for children under the responsibility of an accompanying adult.


No matter what your profession is, the Swiss Museum of Games offers a specially adapted workshops for companies who wish to organise a team-building activity involving games.

In a friendly atmosphere, discover how games can put a large number of skills and abilities related to the world of work in practice: cooperation, strategy, communication, etc.

The choice of games is adapted to meet your specific needs, which makes this workshop a real tailored-made offer.

Duration of the workshop: 1h30

For more information or an offer, please contact our cultural mediator at 021/977 23 04 or by mail at


The “Pub Evening” package includes:

    • Non-alcoholic drinks
    • English beers
    • Pub snacks
    • British games accompanied by one of our guides
    • Exclusive use of the Pub space in the Museum
    • Opening the Museum outside of business hours

    Price: CHF 80.- per person.

    This package can also be adapted:

      • with Whiskey tasting
      • Extended opening hours in the evening
      • Early evening guided tour of the Museum

    Price upon request.

Duration : 2h

For more information or an offer, please contact our cultural mediator at 021/977 23 04 or by mail at





Our game workshops are intended for kids, including schools, as well as adults; they are adaptable to various age groups, expectations and the needs of teachers and / or the person in charge of a group.

These games workshops aim to achieve the following objectives:

    • Discovering other cultures in the world through games and – especially – other ways of playing
    • Learning to collaborate with other players and to respect ones opponent
    • Developing strategy and anticipation
    • Helping to develop dexterity
    • Offering a fun interlude to share with companions, colleagues or friends…

The workshop, which lasts 1 ½ hours, begins with a short discovery tour of the Museum, this visit is generally centered on the chosen theme for the games workshop. (See below for the list of themes.)

Age : from 7 years
Length : 1 ½ hours
Price : on request



You can support the Swiss Museum of Games by making a donation or leaving a legacy. The Foundation of the Swiss Museum of Games, in its quality of institution of public use, is tax-exempt. Therefore, monetary donations in favour of the Foundation of the Swiss Games Museum are deductible from your income tax on your declaration form. Account: Banque Cantonale Vaudoise | Konto H5070.63.02 | IBAN CH35 0076 7000 H507 0630 2 | BIC/SWIFT : BCVLCH2LXXX.


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With your contribution as a Friend of the Museum you not only support the museum in its work, you also benefit from various advantages.
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