Our next temporary exhibition will open in 2025, after huge renovation works! It will be dedicated to the evolution of the illustrated books for children (from the origins to the present day).
The permanent exhibition, dedicated to the history of civilization in a journey through time covering 5000 years since invention of writing, is closed for renovation. Reopening in 2025!
The Fondation Martin Bodmer is a unique heritage library – recognized as World Heritage by UNESCO –, a place for research and conservation, as well as a museum open to all and dedicated to writing from its origins to this day.