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Reformation Museum (Musee international de la Reforme) description and photos - Switzerland: Geneva. Detailed information about the attraction. Description, photographs and a map showing the nearest significant objects. The title in English is Musee international de la Reforme.
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International Museum of the Reformation - a museum located in the old part of the city of Geneva and informing about the history of the Reformation in 14 thematically arranged exhibitions. The area of the occupied space is 350 square meters.
Based on archival documents and a collection of paintings, the museum offers a detailed chronicle of the history of the Reformation from its origins to the present time. Here you can see collections of manuscripts, prints and even cartoons. A particularly valuable exhibit is the French Bible, which was printed in 1535.
The International Reformation Museum receives over 25,000 visitors a year.
Professor Oliver Fatio, founder of the museum, took care of the scientific content of the exhibitions. The museum also uses audiovisual technology to display various themes, for example, you can listen to the performance of Huguenot psalms, Lutheran chants, etc.
The objects and documents on display came here from various sources, including the Geneva library. urban Protestant churches and from numerous private donors. The museum contains a complete series of 'Political Speeches' the poet Pierre de Ronsard, as well as handwritten original letters of such world famous personalities as Catherine de Medici, Kings of France Charles IX, Henry III, Henry IV, Michel de L'Hopital, etc.
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