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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.
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6 Place D Iena, 75116 Paris, France
+33 1 56 52 53 00
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

Would the Louvre were so tranquil. Excellently mounted and curated exhibitions. Worth return visits even if not especially interested in the field. Fine, reasonably priced cafe, and modern WCs.

Thank dadhy
Reviewed 5 October 2016

magical range of unusual artefacts exhibited with sheer genius from the porcelain birds to the collection of ming vases. items lit brilliantly to maximise beauty in and outside cabinets. The temperature maintained is perfection and , as the poet said ' every aspect pleases' and...More

Thank tonyparker100
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Paris is often rainy and always packed . Sometime you need a peaceful shelter where you can be amazed by beauty Le Musee Guimet is a vertical wonder . In an almost religious atmosphere ( most of the pieces are religious art ) you can...More

Thank beingfrenchinSF
Reviewed 3 September 2016

If you like this art and you are interested by Asian history. Well positioned, it permits you to admire a classy area of Paris.

Thank peggy p
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Great place to visit - both from a perspective of enjoying the architecture of the building and the contents of the museum. Ok, they come from the places France had a colonial linkage with - Cambodia, India (a bit), Vietnam, China but what they have...More

Thank Nigel B
Reviewed 8 August 2016

I'm from China, and I've seen tonnes of Chinese antiquities in museums across the world, but I still find this one worth a visit. Let me talk about its Chinese collection. The Chinese exhibits are on the first floor and the second floor, taking up...More

Thank Lingfeng G
Reviewed 8 August 2016

The Asian art collection of this museum is so rich it's difficult to know where to start. I suppose first I should mention the Angkoreana, much of which is displayed in the first space you enter on the main floor, including a a giant replica...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 5 August 2016

If you haven't already visited this museum, this is a great time to do so. Because the present temporary exhibition whis is on until October the 10th is sensational. Called "Mioir du désir", the Mirror of Desire, it is centred on the image of Woman...More

Thank eithne e
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

If you have any interest in Asian art and culture, then you should visit the Guimet. It's a fantastically good collection, ranging geographically from Afghanistan to Japan, and chronologically from the neolithic to the contemporary. The work is beautifully exhibited, and if you want to...More

Thank Leonard G
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

I took my family (which included two older parents, one in a wheel chair) to the Louvre and I have to say it was incredible!!!!!! What tainted the experience was when we booked the ticket offer "skip the line with audio tour" we had no...More

Thank Mgboyd
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Haussmann-designed apartments and buildings. National
museums overlook the Eiffel Tower and embassies fill
the avenues and streets. Locals head to the butcher,
florist, or bakery on their daily rounds amidst luxury
and splendour, all with a view over Paris and its most
famous tower. Snuggled in between the grand buildings
are small art galleries and homes of historical
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