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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.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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6 Place D Iena, 75116 Paris, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quite small museum with collection of many Asian countries artifacts. Nice to visit if you're interested about Asian history

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were walking around Paris and we had the museum pass which included entry to this museum. Living in Singapore and Japan at the moment a lot of the artefacts were not new to us but we appreciated the displays nonetheless. As with many ancient...More

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Reviewed April 12, 2018

There are multiple floors of art and history from China, Japan, Vietnam, Cambodia, etc. I especially enjoyed their display of Daimyo Armor from the feudal lords. They have some impressive armor and you can get up close to study it. We spent a couple of...More

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Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

... we come here. Excellent collection of Asian art, well curated and displayed. And your ticket allows you to come back within a few days for a second visit.

Thank Mary F
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Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

This is not a museum which will top the lists of Paris travel guides, but it is a real gem and overlooked. Not very big, so you can quite easily see most of it in one go. Excellent collections from Asia (southeast, China, Japan, Korea,...More

Thank Rodrigo S
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Reviewed March 11, 2018

This museum has a major collection of Asian art treasures, covering many cultures and time periods. All beautifully-displayed in a very grand building. Don't miss it if you enjoy Asian art.

Thank Thomas V
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Reviewed March 7, 2018

One could easily spend all day at this museum. We were there for three hours and didn’t even touched much of the collection. (Japan and China, for example.) What we liked: the sheets on art, religion, history, iconography, etc that each room has for reading....More

Thank Bryan H
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Reviewed February 23, 2018

Lots of, Lots of, Lots of collections................................... It is a good place to see how culture slowly changes from regions to regions. Need to come back again

Thank Stephen Z
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Reviewed February 8, 2018

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.

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Reviewed February 4, 2018

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

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