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China Institute

125 E 65th St, New York City, NY 10065-7006
+1 212-744-8181
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Quiet reflective visit

This is a small museum that specializes in periodical specific shows regarding the culture and... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2017
travelbob1
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NorthEast
This has moved way south in Manhattan

The current show on 3rd to 5th centuries in China is excellent. The subject matter is very well... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2017
sbp0713
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Evanston, Illinois
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5 Jun 2017
“Quiet reflective visit”
23 Nov 2016
“Excellent small museum”
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125 E 65th St, New York City, NY 10065-7006
Upper East Side
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

This is a small museum that specializes in periodical specific shows regarding the culture and people of China. This time it focuses on emerald carvings evacuated from numerous tombs dating back to about 200BCE, entitled "Dreams of the Kings: A Jade Suit for Eternity, Treasures...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2017

The current show on 3rd to 5th centuries in China is excellent. The subject matter is very well selected and the coloration of the display is spectacular. Plus CI is in a brand new facility.

Thank sbp0713
Reviewed 24 November 2016

This museum has a vast source of inspiration and only two rooms to display what it finds -- but it does so in a wonderfully informative way. I came across an unusual aspect of Chinese culture -- an exhibit I really enjoyed on how Mao...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

There are only two rooms in this museum but it is always worth checking from time to time to see what is on offer. We took a tour of the Silk Road in Western China and Uzbekistan; the two Buddhist cave exhibits were very accurate....More

1  Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 4 August 2013

Very small exhibition, but super stunning. Worth a visit, though just 2 rooms. Fee is $7 per person with discounts for memberships in other museums and for seniors.

Thank Tianshansky
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the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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