Surprisingly pleased with this visit, although not huge the quality of the displays and the setting were worth the detour.
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A fabulous exhibition. I have visited it several times and taken my friends and I will go again. I am always dazzled.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.