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Musee Ariana

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Ariana Museum

It´s a wonderful museum just 5 minutes by foot from UN (place des Nations). It's free and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Guaruja, SP

Lots and lots of plates, pretty plates, but lots of them. A gorgeous building and area by the UN... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2019
Warrington, United Kingdom
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Built in the Italian baroque style and crowned with a cupola, it was constructed between 1877 and 1884 by the art patron Gustave Revilliod to house his vast and eclectic collections. He bequeathed the museum and its surrounding park to the City of...more
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avenue de la Paix 10, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
+41 22 418 54 50
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It´s a wonderful museum just 5 minutes by foot from UN (place des Nations). It's free and frequently there are not lines to enter or many people there such as into the Louvre Museum or Metropolitan. You can appreciate a huge collection of ancient ceramics...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 142prado
Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

Lots and lots of plates, pretty plates, but lots of them. A gorgeous building and area by the UN. Its free too.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank loreneowyn
Reviewed 26 December 2018

The artistry of the construction of this building is amazing. The ceramics are beautiful, but the building it self, columns, and stained glass were my favorite part. I wish the exhibits were labeled in English, as well as French, but the museum was still enjoyable.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Angela M
Reviewed 23 December 2018

The porcelain/china collection of the Ariana museum is very extensive. Wonderful to see are the comaparisons of china from Chinese and Dutch (Delft) and German (Meissen) in various showcases. There is also a special exposition room. Don't forget to go upstairs, where you can find...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Dorrith Z
Reviewed 23 November 2018

This museum is about the right size, not too big and overwhelming, nicely laid out and has good interactive features for children. Felt like we saw the whole museum without being worn out at the end.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank hma225
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Lovely museum specializing in glass and porcelain, just a 10 to 15 minute walk through the park from the Broken Chair. If you're not interested in glass and porcelain, don't go, but if you are interested, it's really a must-see place.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DrDee2014
Reviewed 23 September 2018

As my title indicates, not overly interesting to most. The building itself is worth visiting if you are in the area. We were going to the UN and it is on the grounds. An amazing building built just to show off his collection of ceramics...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank chiroken
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Good place to see where glass & ceramics are displayed.It can be comfortably kept in ur tour itenary

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank bharat3075
Reviewed 20 July 2018

I didn't regret paying a few francs to see the container exhibit from west Africa, but I wouldn't say the museum itself warrants a special visit. However, if you're out wandering the streets and looking for something different to do, the main part of the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lynne D
kikoikomen, Responsable relations publiques at Musee Ariana, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2018

Thank you for your comment and your visit. All the best

Reviewed 24 June 2018

This museum is housed in a late 19th century building that was designed as a museum for a large ceramics and glass collection. The museum is located near the UN buildings in Geneva and can be easily reached on the no. 12 tram. The collection...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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