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Musee International de la Reforme

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4 rue du Cloitre, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
+41 22 310 24 31
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly, this museum is expensive for what it is. If you visit look at getting a Geneva card and doing it as part of a wider group of museums. The museum is well laid out but small. The description of the artefacts is all in...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Reformation can be a dry subject. It can be an emotional and controversial subject. This museum tells the story well and charts the evolution of protestantism into the 21st century. Geneva was one of the main intellectual and political centers of protestantism. The impact...More

Thank cgny1fwd
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This is a very interactive experience that highlights the changes in religion and society during this period. The printing press greets you as you walk in and it comes to mind that the spread of the protestant doctrine was only possible through the written word.

Thank Victoria L H
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Happened upon this museum with not a lot of expectations and felt afterwards that we really enjoyed it and what a nice surprise. History of the Reformation up to present day. Used the audio guide. Return to our protestant roots and Old Town Geneva. After...More

Thank Lawrence D
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Perhaps because my expectations were a little higher than most, I was slightly disappointed in this museum. Don't get me wrong; one still needs to go as there is an amazing amount of history packed in such a small place (a delightful building with the...More

Thank Chip M
Reviewed 28 May 2018

This collection of artifacts, books, papers, and illustrations highlights the reformation from Martin Luther to the modern era. The focus is primarily on John Calvin and Geneva but all aspects are covered. Signage is mostly in French with some English and German translations. Multilingual audio...More

Thank JeffreyK102
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

This museum is just next to the cathedral and should not be missed. For non French speakers you will need the audio guide. Lots of exhibits to browse over with explanations provided in the audio - portraits, paintings, old bibles, videos, drawings including several on...More

1  Thank Sydsolo
Reviewed 20 January 2018

In a beautiful historic building, worth visiting in itself, hidden away in the old town, is this museum which I thought unlikely to interest teenagers. Yet it did. Not by pandering to them with "interactive" buttons and bling-bling, but by retelling the history of the...More

Thank Xeni25
Reviewed 13 November 2017

As a history buff, this is a not-to-be-missed museum on a visit to Geneva. The museum addresses the origins and development of the Reformation, In which Geneva played a huge role. The collection includes an extensive range of historic items. The museum is well curated...More

1  Thank Paul K
Reviewed 4 November 2017

An interesting museum to those wishing to learn more about this aspect of Christian history. Many of the exhibits are labelled in French (partly helped by English headsets and the lay out of the museum wasn't very clear. Had time permitted going on an English...More

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