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The Musée d’Art et d’Histoire

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Just east of Geneva Old Town is the gigantic Musée d’Art et d’Histoire. The first floor houses a superb collection of armour and weaponry, fine panelled interiors and silverware; upstairs the art collection includes Konrad Witz’s famous altarpiece, made for the cathedral in 1444, with Christ and the fishermen transposed to Lake Geneva. The basement holds a huge archeological collection.