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The River House

The River House situated in the heart of the forest in Tolochenaz is a place which welcomes the public to make him discover, understand and share the beauty, but also the ecosystem’s fragility.

The River House has two main missions: the fundamental and applied research and the education toward the environment respecting the principles of the sustainable development.

The permanent exhibition of the River House introduces the cultural and natural heritage of the region. Two must-visits attractions complete this program. The submarine F.A.-Forel of Jacques Piccard which has dived into the Lake Geneva for more than 20 years and the observation’s canal, only in Switzerland, allowing to observe the fishes of our rivers.

The River House takes is a perfect sport to explore the fauna and the flora of our beautiful region. It also proposes educational animations and playfully activities to discover our nature, opened to everybody, adults, children, classes, and birthdays.

A program of outside excursions is also available all year long.


Opening hours:
Summer (1st March to 31st October): Monday to Sunday (except Tuesday) from 10:00 to 18:00
Winter (1st November to 28th February): Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 to 18:00

Possibility to make guided tours: 150 CHF

More information on the website and prospectus available in our tourist information office.

access to people with reduced mobility.

Geographic situation

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La Maison de la Rivière
Chemin du Boiron 2
1131 Tolochenaz
Phone +41 (0)21 802 20 75


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