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Unique treasures of historic lacquerware

This museum is essentially a collection of antique lacquerware, both of Asian and European origin... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2017
Canterbury, United Kingdom

Lackmuseum is from BASF who produce lacquer. Beautiful entrance with a red lacquer flow in the... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2016
Hilversum, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

This museum is essentially a collection of antique lacquerware, both of Asian and European origin. The Chinese and particularly the Japanese pieces are absolutely exquisite, and it is interesting to compare the oriental originals to the European copies of the 17th and 18th century. The...More

1  Thank nakinilerak
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This is a rare museum dedicated to the art of Lacquer through the centuries and in various regions of the world. It is a fascinating look at how lacquer work is produced from tree sap(with a Lacquer Tree outside!) together with incredible objects from early...More

1  Thank Tony M
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The museum is very interesting and something I had never seen before. Embarrasingly, I had not even known how lacquer was produced. According to wikipedia this is the only lacquerware museum in the world. So, if you miss the Picasso museum, nevermind, there are many,...More

1  Thank Ralf S
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Lackmuseum is from BASF who produce lacquer. Beautiful entrance with a red lacquer flow in the stairs.

1  Thank gerritb221
Reviewed 17 February 2016

On a wet winter Sunday afternoon this was a great find. Lots of beautiful lacquer work from around the world.

Thank jensoniow
Reviewed 1 May 2015

This small museum is confined to the subject of lacquer and exhibits objects covered and decorated in lacquer from Asia and Europe. It is housed in a lovely 18th century house in central Munster. There is a video showing how objects are made using lacquer...More

Thank jbk74
Reviewed 7 October 2014

I had a guided tour in German which was very interesting though I did not understand everything! Some of the pieces are beautiful and are from Asia as well as Europe. The guide explains about the techniques of preparation. There are 3 floors. The basement...More

Thank GermanFaekah
Reviewed 26 March 2014

I can't even tell you how I found out about this Museum. Maybe on the Munster Marketing website. I am so happy I did. What a pleasant surprise. I spent two hours here. Listening to a guided tour in English on a personal iPod &...More

1  Thank Melinda W
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