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English selection

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Arts & Culture in Geneva… In English!

Temporary exhibition

English texts of the exhibition Taming Light (pdf, 620k)

Permanent exhibition

Those booklets give further information on the different topics presented in the Musée d'histoire des sciences. Paper versions are also available in the related rooms.

Observing the sky: A brief introduction to astronomy and presentation of instruments from the first Geneva Observatory (pdf; 2.2M)
Sun time: Description and use of the main types of sundial exhibited at the Musée d'histoire des sciences of Geneva (pdf; 1.4M)
Revolution(s): A brief history of celestial measurement told through some of the astronomical instruments in the Musée d’histoire des sciences of Geneva (pdf; 1.3M)
The skies of Mont Blanc: Following the traces of Horace-Bénédict de Saussure (1740-1799), pioneer of Alpine meteorology (pdf; 1.1M)
Through the looking glass; Once upon a time, there was electricity.; The story of electricity told through the collection of instruments of the Musée d’histoire des sciences of Geneva (pdf; 3.3M)
The Pictet Cabinet: The art of teaching science through experiment (pdf; 1.8M)
Seeing the infinitely small: Instruments at the Musée d'histoire des sciences of Geneva trace the history of microscopy (pdf; 2.1M)
From foot to metre, from marc to kilo: The history of weights and measures illustrated by objects in the collections of the Musée d'histoire des sciences (pdf; 1.6M)

Temporary exhibition (Archives)

English texts of the exhibition Génie des artisans. De l'atelier au laboratoire (2013) (pdf; 1.3M)
English texts of the exhibition Les jeux sont faits ! hasard et probabilités (2012) (pdf, 200k)


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