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Musee des Arts Asiatiques de Nice

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Address: 405 Promenade des Anglais, 06200 Nice, France
Phone Number: +33 4 92 29 37 00
10:00 - 18:00
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A fascinating museum that's free for everyone!

This museum is about a 5 to 10 minute walk from the airport, and does not charge admission, which is astounding considering the calibre of pieces it has and the exhibitions it... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 August 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

This museum is about a 5 to 10 minute walk from the airport, and does not charge admission, which is astounding considering the calibre of pieces it has and the exhibitions it features. It is a multi-layered experience on three storeys - the permanent collection is not the ground floor, while the temporary (more historical) exhibit is in the basement,... More 

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Bridgewater, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

We went to the museum which was included in our fee to the Parc Phoenix because " we were there". However both of my daughters have studied in Asia so we were intrigued to see what they had there. We found a nice mix of the history as well as some modern art from a contemporary artist. It was a... More 

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Landskrona, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

The museum is next to the Phoenix park ant it is free entrance. You can pay extra for guiding. The building is very modern and the exhibition is really impressing and worth the visit. We enjoyed it very much.

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Brasilia, DF
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

Art from India, Japan, China, Indonesia, Nepal, Central Tibet, South Asia (Vietnam, Cambodia), in a modern, beautiful building surrounded by water, and connected with the Phoenix Parc. This museum is a perfect destination for Asian Arts lovers and it's also a great place for relaxing due to the beauty of its surroundings. Besides having a remarkably beautiful and diversified collection,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

Located midway along the main thoroughfare along the promenade , It was a poplar choice with visitors.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

Beautifully displayed modern museum with calm and friendly atmosphere. Exhibits from all eras fascinating and informative. The temporary exhibition by Wasi, who was also there in person arranging a children's exhibition from work shops he'd held all over the world. He was very personable and explained some of the symbolism in his own striking works that fused traditional Japanese methods... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

This is an excellent museum and gives a rounded view of Asian art but one that is easily digested in a short visit. It's free to enter and right next to the Phoenix Park which is right next to the airport. There is a very good exhivition at the moment on different forms of Asian theatre

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Kitchener, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016

Impressive collection from diverse areas, including China, India, Cambodia. Some of the pieces were over 4,000 years old. Beautiful modern building in a great location.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

For a free visit you cannot beat this place. Lovely pieces of art in a modern building that echoes the quiet style of far eastern architecture. They do occasional Japanese tea parties. A very restful peaceful place to visit. A lovely add to to a visit to Parc Phoenix which is next door.

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

If you have booked a tea ceremony then your experience may be much richer than mine was - but with disinterested staff at the reception and no real sense of context or storytelling you'd have to be a real aficionado to get much out of this place.

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