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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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small but full of history

Musee de la Reforme is a very small museum located in Old Town Geneva in the premises of a typical house on the site. But I guess this site is quite accurate as the history of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Musee de la Reforme is a very small museum located in Old Town Geneva in the premises of a typical house on the site. But I guess this site is quite accurate as the history of the Reforme itself refers to groups of people reunited in houses in the past to bring up/ impulse changes : from the dominance of... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are a LOT of items on display, but none have English descriptions. There is an English audio guide, but it is limited. WARNING: No air-condoning (if you need it)

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Ningbo, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a great museum! They have really good and interactive material that helps visitors to understand much better the Reformation in this region as well as the culture and ideology of Geneva. I enjoyed it a lot, in despite of the fact that I had a knee surgery and was using crotches, which made it complicated for me to... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

The city of Geneva is really into the Reformation so this is a good museum to visit to understand part of the culture of Geneva. The displays were nicely done and it gave a lot of good information about what happened during the Reformation.

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Cairo, Egypt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

Quiet mysterious small museum, i think it's about history and modern art in the same time, there is a nice small fountain in the entrance.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

This gives a fascinating insight into the thinking and warfare which resulted from the reformation. The video was particularly helpful in explaining what happened. Just don't get bogged down in the detail.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

Got a good welcome and informative briefing at reception. Some items are described in French so you receive a hand held device giving you good explanation in English (in our case). Very varied displays to keep interest up. Lots of surprise items - like the display of polemic cartoons. I bought a copy of the book 'Reminiscences' which cost 7... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Enjoyable overview of the Reform from 1536 to nowadays. It was entertaining and never boring. All the area around the museum is worth a stroll.

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

Geneva is associated with Calvin for a reason. One must really visit this museum (which caters to all, not just protestants) to gain some idea of this important period in Geneva's history. Visited it with my children (aged 1-12) who also enjoyed it very (the youngest slept most of the time, so not sure about him ;-)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

As a presbyterian minister, I'm probably a little biased in this review, but I found la musée international de la reform a fantastic way to spend an hour or two. The individual handset tour system they use is great for self guiding your way around. The exhibits are informative and the museum is well laid out.

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