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Pacific Asia Museum

46 N Los Robles Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101-2071
+1 626-449-2742
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Delightful Asian Gallery

A small gallery offering some wonderful artifacts from south east asia, the pacific islands, the... read more

Reviewed March 26, 2018
Bruno S
via mobile
Little tucked away gem

We had a few hours to spare so we decided to visit this museum. Its right in the Colorado Blvd... read more

Reviewed March 1, 2018
DMUH
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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“gift shop”(8 reviews)
“oriental art”(3 reviews)
“silk road”(2 reviews)
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The mission of this museum is to preserve, present and interpret the arts and culture of the Pacific Islands and Asia in order to promote appreciation of these cultures.
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46 N Los Robles Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101-2071
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+1 626-449-2742
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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

A small gallery offering some wonderful artifacts from south east asia, the pacific islands, the Himalayas and a silk road exhibit. The building has the look of a Chinese Imperial palace and has a beautiful courtyard and pond. Renovations seem to be ongoing and it...More

Thank Bruno S
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Reviewed 1 March 2018

We had a few hours to spare so we decided to visit this museum. Its right in the Colorado Blvd area. The museum outlined the history of the different Chinese dynasties. But it is not limited to Asia. There was a special exhibition on Mexican...More

Thank DMUH
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

This is a small museum of Asian history, concentrating on religious artifacts of Asian regions. It's mainly of interest to people who have traveled to these areas and have some familiarity with the people and the places of Asia; we found several things in the...More

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Reviewed 23 September 2017

This is a super good museum for Asian art. Art from all over the Asian countries. Currently there's a massive renovation going on in this museum. Imagine a super good museum becoming even better great excellent.

Thank PilotMichael
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is such an excellent place to go and get some quick culture for a date or even for a day to day thing. There is so much here that if you want a quick glance you can def so that or if you want...More

Thank Goshen747
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

Love this museum, has a great courtyard to hang out in after viewing the small and intimate museum. Can be added on a walking tour of Old Pasadena.

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Reviewed 30 March 2017

If you want a nice quiet place to escape the Hustle of Pasadena Traffic. That and to peruse a nice collection of Oriental Art. Then my friend this is the place to go!

Thank David L
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Reviewed 30 January 2017

Beautiful, serene, educational, convenient to Old Town are a few adjectives I would use to describe this museum. The art and antiquities in here are wonderful. If you have any interest in Asian Art or artifacts this is a must see.

Thank Eric W
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

as an asian myself its something i am familiar with... but for non-asians they will enjoy the asian feel and will have an idea of how refined asian culture is. Drop by if you have time to spare.

Thank cherry t
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Reviewed 20 August 2016

This was always a hidden gem. It was recently put under the supervision of the University of Southern California and is being refurbished. Check the web, but it's currently supposed to reopen in May 2017.

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