Musee National Des Arts Asiatiques - Guimet, Paris

Musee National Des Arts Asiatiques - Guimet, Paris - Address, Phone Number, Ticket Price

Address: 6 place d'Iena | 16th arrondissement, Paris, France (Passy)

Phone: +33-0156525300

Ticket Price: 8 EUR

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Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

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About Musee National Des Arts Asiatiques - Guimet, Paris

A real gem of a museum, the Musee National des Arts Asiatiques showcases art from all around Asia. Even though this museum is slightly lesser known than the other more celebrated museums in Paris, it deserves attention for the treasure of artefacts and objects it showcases. The museum hosts exhibitions of art from East Asia, namely Cambodia, India, Pakistan, China, Japan and Korea too. It’s Arts of Himalaya collection is especially noteworthy.

Musee National Des Arts Asiatiques - Guimet Information

  • There is an adjoining Japanese garden where you can relax and enjoy a cup of tea.
  • Temporary exhibitions are not included in the normal ticket price.

Musee National Des Arts Asiatiques - Guimet Ticket Prices

  • Reduced Fare: 5.50€
  • Combined tickets for Temporary and Permanent Exhibitions- 9.50€ full fare and 7€ reduced fare.
  • Every first Sunday of the month, access to the permanent collections is free. Admission to exhibitions is still paying.

How To reach Musee National Des Arts Asiatiques - Guimet by Public Transport

  • Nearest Metro: Iena(M9), Boissiere(M6)

Restaurants Near Musee National Des Arts Asiatiques - Guimet

  • There is a restaurant in the museum. Other nearby restaurants are Sushi West Longchamp, M.r.c, Les Arts.

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  • The Musée National des Arts Asiatiques aka Musée Guimet is simply a must see Paris. If you've been to Asia before, some of the pieces will be familiar, still the place remains fascinating, both historically and artistically. It takes a good two hours to discover the whole museum at slow pace.

  • I went to see the Korean collections but it was closed. So I asked the guy who was warning people at the gallery to 'speak slowly..not quiet?!' about why Korean section was closed and he said 'It's not my fault. I only came to work this afternoon.' It was the least professional answer I've ever heard and even rude. I went downstairs to figure out what's going on with the Korean section and one of the clerk said it's because they don't have enough staff to guard and there is no way they will open it that day so I just wasted my valuable time and money. Very excited to see Guimet Museum but it was my biggest disappointment during my trip to Paris.

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  • Impressive permanent collection, fascinating and exceptional items. I feel descriptions of some items could benefit from detailing more their uses and history as well as the usual facts about materials, regions and datation.

  • Lots of great things to see from China, Japan, India and many more Asian countries. Careful it takes time and starts evacuating early.

  • Wonderful place: good price (9.5€), perfect arrangement, good mix of ancient art and temporary modern art (just a few). Restaurant (Asian) is okay. A must see.

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