International Museum of the Reformation

Geneva

A1 - Perly

A1 - Perly

Route de Meyrin

Route de Meyrin

A1 - Meyrin dir. Lausanne

A1 - Meyrin dir. Lausanne

Tunnel 1

Tunnel 1

Route des Jeunes, Les Acacias, en direction de Carouge

Route des Jeunes, Les Acacias, en direction de Carouge

Tunnel 2

Tunnel 2

A1 - Dir Perly

A1 - Dir Perly

Tunnel 3

Tunnel 3

Tunnel 4

Tunnel 4

Pont de la Machine

Pont de la Machine

Genève City

Genève City

The Reformation in Switzerland began amongst others in Calvin's city of Geneva. The history of the movement is documented here in the Museum of the Reformation.

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Opened in 2005, the International Museum of the Reformation in Geneva vividly depicts the history of the Reformation initiated by Martin Luther, John Calvin and others. Drawing on numerous archival documents and a rich iconography, the Museum provides a detailed chronicle of the Reformation, from its origins to the present. The Museum is winner of the 2007 Council of Europe Museum Prize. The IMR is located in the Cour Saint-Pierre, on the site of the cloister of Saint-Pierre where the vote was taken for the Reformation in Geneva in 1536. An underground passageway connects the museum to the archaeological site under the Saint-Pierre cathedral.

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