MuseumUNESCO | Martin Bodmer Foundation

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About the museum

The Bodmer Foundation (French: Fondation Martin Bodmer) is a library and museum specialised in manuscripts and precious editions. It is located in Cologny, Switzerland just outside Geneva.

Also known as Bibliotheca Bodmeriana (or Bodmer Library), it is a Swiss heritage site of national significance. The library was established by Martin Bodmer and is famous as the home of the Bodmer Papyri. Some of these papyri are among the oldest remaining copies of the New Testament. It also houses a copy of the Gutenberg Bible.

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  • 19 Route Martin Bodmer
    Genève (Cologny), Switzerland
  • Today:
    09:00 - 17:00
    14:00 - 18:00
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  • Traveler

    5 out of 5 rating 11-26-2018

    Very interesting stories.

  • Sandro

    5 out of 5 rating 03-18-2018

    Ordre des vitrines pas tirs clair mais sinon, parfait pour explications, audio guide indispensable pour néophyte du sujet

  • Elias Carolino

    4 out of 5 rating 02-18-2018

    On pourrait utiliser des plus petites choses 😭😭 sinon c est nickel 👌

  • John

    2 out of 5 rating 09-02-2017

    Pourquoi utiliser les iPad quand ils sont trop grand c'est très difficile

  • Traveller

    1 out of 5 rating 05-01-2016

    There's no audio guide available. Why is it listed?

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