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Musee International de la Reforme

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Address: 4 rue du Cloitre, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
Phone Number: (0)22 310 24 31
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Pricey but good

This covers the reformation in detail. I don't believe that the audio guide is necessary. It has quite a bit of valuable information.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This covers the reformation in detail. I don't believe that the audio guide is necessary. It has quite a bit of valuable information.

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Seattle
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Maison Tavel is interesting because it is built with slates and looks dark grey. It is a reconstitution of a medieval house in the old town of Geneva. Not a long visit but a nice stop when visiting the old town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Not a museum to take the kids to but a very interesting experience if you'd like to know a little (or a lot) about the Reformation. Very good audio guide, interesting displays and some wonderful photos in the temporary exhibition.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

well displayed museum. spend at keast 2 hours here. the information in this museum depicts the significant changes in Europe and Christianity. If that's your interest, then visit this place

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Wow, I had no idea about the Reformation in Europe. So I was certainly educated. The exhibits try very hard to communicate but are dense. Using the english audio guide is not intuitive. The museum should do a better job. Half-way through, my eyes got tired because most of the history is presented in dense text. The audio guide tries... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This little gem of a museum was a delightful find for us! After multiple visits to Geneva over the last 23 years, we finally arrived at the Museum of the Reformation. It offers an intelligent and very coherent explanation of the Reformation, its influence on the existing Christian church that it sought to change and its political ramifications not just... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This museum has a lot of documents, that I am sure are significant, but most of the captions are in French. There is an audio guide in English, but it wasn't very helpful. They tried to do a multimedia video presentation. The audio in the room is in French and the volume is turned up so high I couldn't hear... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

A survey of the reviews does tell us that this museum is not for everyone...and I don't think that we should be surprised that it didn't have (for example) the sort of theological depth that the previous reviewer, a protestant minister, might have wanted. This museum is seeking to explain to the general population, who might be familiar with Christianity... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

When I consulted trip adviser about this museum I saw mixed reviews. But I thought if give it a chance- bad call. I have a theological degree and am a pastor in a Protestant denomination and in my opinion the exhibits were exceptionally poor, for all visitors. Underlying this issue is that it does not commit enough time to the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

A very comprehensive exhibition of the Reformation especially from a Genevan point of view. There is a good (free) audio guide available in English. However many of the exhibits are only displayed with accompanying information in French, so that limits the usefulness. You could easily spend a couple of hours going round the exhibition. Very good value.

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Address: Address: 4 rue du Cloitre, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
Phone Number: (0)22 310 24 31
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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