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319201
names
John Calvin Museum
Musée Jean Calvin
coordinates
49.581163° N, 2.998173° E
styles/periods
address
6, place Aristide Briand
60400
phone
03 44 44 03 59

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    by Holly Hayes
    October 27, 2011

    Unfortunately, the original birth house of John Calvin was completely destroyed by a bombing in 1918. However, the current house was rebuilt on the same site based on drawings of the original and provides an idea of what it would have looked like in Calvin's day. The museum's collections include Reformation-era propaganda posters, early editions of Calvin's works, and contemporary paintings of Reformation events. continue reading →

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Bernard et Ruth G. Bernard et Ruth G.
May 7, 2014

Visited City of Noyon November, 2013, which included Cathedral. Could have spent more time taking in its exterior (seeing more detail of building, carvings, a leaf-filled tree in the rear, etc) but, weather became more overcast and cold. Nonetheless, beautiful/rewarding to have seen and will return in May-June to complete our visit; this time, will include Cathedrals interior and Musee Jean Calvin site.

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Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Published
October 8, 2013
Last updated
July 11, 2014

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