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Musée des civilisations de L'Islam - mucivi

The Museum of Cilisations of Islam is a unique experience, exploring and questionning fifteen centuries of history. The visitor is taken on a sensual, varied, frank and sometimes intriguing introductory tour, exploring the ignorances, reinventions, revelations, interpretations, influences and agonies of a rich, plural and dynamic Islam.

This museum greets you in the following languages: D/F/I/E
Opening 2016

Crédit photo : Patrice Schreyer
Crédit photo : Patrice Schreyer
Crédit photo : Patrice Schreyer
Crédit photo : Patrice Schreyer
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Current exhibitions

A voyage to the heart of Islamic civilisations

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The exhibition is documented in the following languages: D/F/I/E
Guided tours are offered in the following languages: F/E
A voyage to the heart of Islamic civilisations

Declination space

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An exhibition space of declination completes the cultural offer of the museum. Currently, calligraphy by Bachir Hamzeh in Thuluth and Naskh styles, dating back to the 9th century and used especially for large engraved inscriptions. Each of them illustrates a verse from the Quran except the last, which represents the motto of the Nasrid princes in Granada (Spain).

The exhibition is documented in the following languages: F
Guided tours are offered in the following languages: F
Declination space
  • Folklore and ethnology
    Folklore and ethnology
  • History
    History
  • Thematic cultural asset
    Thematic cultural asset

Location of the museum

Av. Léopold Robert 109
2300 La Chaux-de-Fonds

Open

From Tuesday to Sunday, from 2pm to 6pm

Contact

Musée des civilisations de L'Islam - mucivi
Av. Léopold Robert 109
2300 La Chaux-de-Fonds
032 910 52 31 Telephone
accueil@mucivi.ch
http://www.mucivi.ch
  • Member of the Swiss Museums Association.
    Member of the Swiss Museums Association.
  • Parking
    Parking
  • Shop
    Shop
  • Completely wheelchair accessible
    Completely wheelchair accessible