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Musee National des Arts Asiatiques - Guimet

6 Place D Iena, 75116 Paris, France
+33 1 56 52 53 00
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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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  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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6 Place D Iena, 75116 Paris, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank gordo412
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for the special exhibit which was a lot of nothing until the last room. The museum itself is rather large, but the collection is very specific. I didn't see anything that really made me go wow. EXCEPT, they do have a recreation of a...More

Thank stevinazo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed four hours in the museum, particularly it's extensive collection of Buddha statues, the survival Burma photography exhibition and Felix Regamey's paintings. The restaurant didn't have any vegan food.

Thank CawfeeBean
Reviewed 6 January 2018

The Musée Guimet began as a private collection in the collector's home. After it became a national museum, the building underwent a transformation, and the architects had a chance to re-design the interior to best showcase the collection. The result is one of the most...More

Thank Jeffwithtwoels
Reviewed 3 December 2017

I have lived in India for the past half century and visited Paris at least thirty times since my youth and somehow missed this AMAZING cache of wonderful art works of ancient origin from Asia. Many of these pieces would have vanished if they had...More

Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 28 November 2017

The Musee National des Arts Asiatiques is not easy to find. I would suggest you go by car or taxi or go with someone who knows where it is. Although it is near the main road on Place d'Iena, it is set back and concealed...More

1  Thank stephencamburn
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

First the items presented are worth the visit, some items are simply beautiful, awesome. A very rich collection of Chinese and other far-east countries items. However a few issues spoiled the experience: Noisy personal who do not stop chatting loudly, especially on the lower floor,...More

1  Thank Gilbert S
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Strolling to meet friends for lunch, I chanced upon this utterly charming Musee and spent 2 hours wandering the cool halls looking at their collection of Asian art and artefacts. The musee has a stunning library which is a joy to be in and to...More

Thank HK_Sala
Reviewed 17 August 2017

These two separate temporary exhibitions are shown in parallel at the Guimet. They illustrate perfectly the strength and the shortcomings of this unique Museum. All the works on display belong to the incredibly rich permanent collections of the Museum. For the Japanese landscapes section this...More

Thank MILOUW
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Extensive collection of Asian works of art, covering many centuries and cultures. Beautifully displayed and curated. Come and be educated.

Thank Thomas V
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