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Such a good place to know more about John Calvin and the history of the Reformation. A lot of things are in French, but you will have access on the English audio tour. I thank the Lord for giving me a chance to visit this...More
I was on a short business trip to Geneva and on Sunday attended a delightful Evangelical Lutheran Church (english) service - grabbed a coffee and saw the museum was near by. I entered and was surprised when I discovered that I had spent almost three...More
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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