Route Martin-Bodmer 19-21, 1223 Cologny, Geneva
GPS: 46.2152682, 6.1806293
Cost: CHF20 (including guided tour)
Lunch (optional) CHF19 without wine
Minimum number of participants: 15
Please register by 10 January latest as it is imperative that we know the numbers in advance.
We plan to meet at 13h00 for an informal lunch in a cosy bistro called “456 Cueillir les Cerises” near the museum.
The “plat du jour” costs CHF19.
Reservations: To Rosemary Billinge, E-mail: email@example.com, Tel: 022 3691600
Opened in 1951, the Bibliotheca Bodmeriana was first and foremost a research library which welcomed scholars who wanted to do work on the collection.
Even if Martin Bodmer had always had the idea of founding a museum to be able to share with the general public the many treasures he had amassed, it was only in 1999 that steps were finally taken to build a true exhibition venue equal to what one should expect for a visit to the Foundation.
In November 2003, the architect Mario Botta inaugurated his architectural masterpiece before a crowd of several thousand.
This is how to get to the Bodmer:
From Rive, the trip to the Foundation takes only 10 minutes:
Bus A, from Rive to the Cologny-Temple stop
Bus 33 from Rive to the Croisée de Cologny stop – 5 minutes
Foundation parking is currently closed
Le Manoir pay parking – 50 cents an hour
La Forge pay parking in the centre of Cologny