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Musee National des Arts Asiatiques - Guimet

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This unique museum displays the personal collection of 19th-century East Asian art compiled by Émile Guimet.
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6 Place D Iena, 75116 Paris, France
16th Arr. - Passy
+33 1 56 52 53 00
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Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

A beautiful building home to a large collection of Asian art running from Korea down though former French Indochina and west to Afghanistan. The collection of objects from Japan and China is grand and then it gets even better when one gets to the objects...More

Date of experience: May 2018
4  Thank jsthouston
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Quite small museum with collection of many Asian countries artifacts. Nice to visit if you're interested about Asian history

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We were walking around Paris and we had the museum pass which included entry to this museum. Living in Singapore and Japan at the moment a lot of the artefacts were not new to us but we appreciated the displays nonetheless. As with many ancient...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank wanderlust_rambler
Reviewed 12 April 2018

There are multiple floors of art and history from China, Japan, Vietnam, Cambodia, etc. I especially enjoyed their display of Daimyo Armor from the feudal lords. They have some impressive armor and you can get up close to study it. We spent a couple of...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank DvilleBrian
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

... we come here. Excellent collection of Asian art, well curated and displayed. And your ticket allows you to come back within a few days for a second visit.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

This is not a museum which will top the lists of Paris travel guides, but it is a real gem and overlooked. Not very big, so you can quite easily see most of it in one go. Excellent collections from Asia (southeast, China, Japan, Korea,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Rodrigo S
Reviewed 11 March 2018

This museum has a major collection of Asian art treasures, covering many cultures and time periods. All beautifully-displayed in a very grand building. Don't miss it if you enjoy Asian art.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 7 March 2018

One could easily spend all day at this museum. We were there for three hours and didn’t even touched much of the collection. (Japan and China, for example.) What we liked: the sheets on art, religion, history, iconography, etc that each room has for reading....More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Bryan H
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Lots of, Lots of, Lots of collections................................... It is a good place to see how culture slowly changes from regions to regions. Need to come back again

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank atavisitc
Reviewed 8 February 2018

A world class museum of asian art. Very compressive. From Vietnam and China to India. It has many pieces you will have a difficult time locating in other museums collections.

Date of experience: November 2017
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19 July 2018|
Response from BobBobGolden | Reviewed this property |
I guess we need to ask the museum directly.