Museum of fossils from Meride

Remodeled and expanded by the Ticinese architect Mario Botta, the Museum of fossils from Monte San Giorgio was inaugurated the 13th of october of 2012. The structure exhibits a selection of fossilized animals and plants from the unique UNESCO World Heritage Site of Monte San Giorgio.  



Museum of fossils from Monte San Giorgio

Via Bernardo Peyer 9
6866 Meride

Tel: + 41 (0)91 640 00 80
Fax: +41 (0)91 646 17 37


Opening hours: 09:00 – 17:00

closed: Mondays, 25th December, 1st January

open: from Tuesday to Sunday, Easter Monday and Pentecost

Ticket: Adults CHF 12.-

Children up to 6 years free

Students/AVS/AI-Card CHF 8.-

Family ticket 2 Adults + 2 Children from 6 to 16 CHF 25.-Family ticket

CHF 25.-Museum guided tour, duration 90 min, CHF 120.- rom 6 to 16 years


New from the 11th of november 2015:

Audio guide CHF 3.-
 guided tour Duration 9  min. CHF 120.- 

Foto inaugurazione Cattaneo-Borradori
Musei dei Fossili di Meride