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Museum fur Ostasiatische Kunst

Universitaetsstr. 100, 50674 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 22128608
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Amazing collection, well worth a guided tour if you can get one

We came to the museum as part of a study trip with the South and East Museums Federation and were... read more

Reviewed February 4, 2018
Alison G
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Until March 2018, half of the exhibition is in build-up apparently

On the entrance, there was a small note that mentioned (in German) something about revisions. It... read more

Reviewed November 26, 2017
immorissal
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Plouhinec, France
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  • Excellent36%
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Feb 4, 2018
“Amazing collection, well worth a guided tour if you can get one”
Nov 26, 2017
“Until March 2018, half of the exhibition is in build-up apparently”
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Universitaetsstr. 100, 50674 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

We came to the museum as part of a study trip with the South and East Museums Federation and were lucky enough to be shown around by Dr. Schlombs, who was able to bring the collection to life with her extensive knowledge. The collection itself...More

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

On the entrance, there was a small note that mentioned (in German) something about revisions. It turned out that until March 2018 - as we understood it anyway - more than half of the exhibition spaces are unavailable for the public due to the build-up...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2016

Trust me, its hard to judge ur own hometown. No matther how miserable it is, you always feel, you belong to it. This is the thought I had as I entered the building a year ago. Yupe, I wasnt happy after all. A few weeks...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2016

Mostly, hieroglyphs pictures, wery little art. Only one small floor, can be seen in 5 minutes. Ticket 9 EURO

Thank Vlad I
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Reviewed 5 November 2015

Nice gallery and nice location with a pretty Japanese Garden and a terrace which has a nice cafe for sunny days. But the exhibition will not necessarily contain classic Japanese, Korean or Chinese art as it features contemporary art alongside a few examples of their...More

1  Thank DalstonBill
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Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

Fantastic museum. Beautiful exhibition with beautiful objects. The White Gold. Don't miss it. A true pleasure to visit. It is situated near a wonderful park in walking distance of the city center.

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Reviewed 25 September 2014

The museum iitself is a nice building with a little Japanese garden inside. The cafe in the museum is really nice, I only gave an average because only half of the museum is visible. The rest of it is closed for maintenance. The exposition is...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2012

The museum was closed for refurbishment, but the cafe is still very pleasant. The menu included sweet and savoury options, and there is a car park and a view across an artificial lake. Some way from the centre, but only a short tram ride.

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Reviewed 31 October 2012

Like so many exhibitions at this museum the current one about the Chinese emperors is well worth seeing. However some of the vases are displayed poorly as they are partly in shadow and the main drawback is the information labels, which are often difficult to...More

1  Thank galleon1
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Reviewed 5 July 2012

I know from a previous visit some years ago that this museum has excellent collections, but please note that it is currently CLOSED for renovation work until 20th October 2012. If you are thinking of visiting, I'd suggest that you check on the museum's Internet...More

1  Thank Phil_in_Stoke
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