Maison Tavel, Geneva

Maison Tavel is Geneva’s oldest house. It was built by the Tavel family in the 12th century and was renovated after a fire in the 14th century. Today the house is a museum that details Geneva’s history.

In addition to historical items such as doors and signs and other daily life memorabilia, there is a 12-room apartment showing everyday life in the 17th century and a giant relief map of Geneva dating from 1850.

6, rue du Puits-St-Pierre, Geneva

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