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Collections Baur, Musee des Arts d’Extreme-Orient

rue Munier-Romilly 8, Geneva 1206, Switzerland
+41 22 704 32 82
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An internationally renowned collection of Chinese and Japanese artwork.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good25%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“eastern art” (4 reviews)
“display case” (2 reviews)
“objects” (5 reviews)
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rue Munier-Romilly 8, Geneva 1206, Switzerland
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+41 22 704 32 82
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Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Surprisingly pleased with this visit, although not huge the quality of the displays and the setting were worth the detour.

Thank xtraclick
Reviewed 24 January 2017

A fabulous exhibition. I have visited it several times and taken my friends and I will go again. I am always dazzled.

Thank Rochette74
Reviewed 25 July 2016

The Baur Collection of Far Eastern art is a little gem that should not be missed by any visitor to Geneva. Many of the rare Chinese jade items and Japanese art objects in the collection are quite exquisite. Don't miss the sliding drawers, which contain...More

1  Thank 2plus2gva
Reviewed 30 May 2016

This is certainly one of the best collections of Asian art, hidden in a beautiful townhouse in Geneva. Better known to the Japanese and Chinese tourists then the locals, it is a small gem. The collections focus mainly on Japan and China, with a remarkable...More

1  Thank Mimi Michel
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Ok, the building kinda very old-fashioned "Hôtel particulier" looks nice. But their asian collection is ridiculously small and the entrance fee (10 CHF) very high for what it is. On top of that, their opening hours are very tight : Mon-Sun 14-18 PM only. This...More

2  Thank incahueca
Reviewed 5 December 2015 via mobile

Very helpful staff which is both kind and very knowledgeable. Great expo on Cartier and nice building and atmosphere! Bit pricy but worth it.

Thank paulandre1984
Reviewed 26 November 2015

Had to walk around a bit to find the entrance. Museum was really calm and quite wonderful apart from the presence of a loud tour group. The permanent collection was very well exhibited and almost deserted. The temporary Cartier exhibition generated a lot of interest...More

Thank Monica B
Reviewed 15 November 2015

The Baur Foundation, a magical private museum dedicated to Chinese Porcelain, one of the best collections in the world and an original museography in an old villa renovated as a modern museum. And another one " l'Asie rêvée dans les collections Baur & Cartier", chinese...More

Thank Jdafranca
Reviewed 8 October 2015

I love this museum it is a quiet and great place. The exhibits are of great interest. The building is a patrician house that belonged to the Baur family I believe. I always travel back to Asia on each of my visit

Thank Steven G
Reviewed 7 September 2015

A small, delightful museum specializing in Far Eastern art in one of Geneva's old homes. Both the exhibits and the environment reflect understated quality.

Thank Alessandro C
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