Civico Museo D'arte Orientale

Currently Closed
  • Address: Via San Sebastiano, 1, 34121 Trieste, Italy
  • Timings: 01:00 pm - 05:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +39-0406754068
  • Ticket Price: 4 EUR
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Art Museums, Educational Site, Entertainment, Exhibition

The first museum of its kind in the region to be dedicated to the Oriental Arts, this exhibition holds interesting objects, ranging from musical instruments, weapons and artworks. Spread over four sprawling floors, the museum also showcases Chinese specialties like fabrics, chinaware and ritual objects, sculptures from India and also a few Japanese memoirs. The collection is expansive and well-marked , and is a sort of testimony to the relations between Trieste and the East.

  • Disabled Access available
  • Guided tours are available

  • Reduced: 3 EUR
  • Free for children upto 5 years

  • Nearest Bus Stop: Via Diaz 1/D, Riva del Mandracchio (Excelsior)

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  • Civico Museo D'arte Orientale Address: Via San Sebastiano, 1, 34121 Trieste, Italy
  • Civico Museo D'arte Orientale Contact Number: +39-0406754068
  • Civico Museo D'arte Orientale Timing: 01:00 pm - 05:30 pm
  • Civico Museo D'arte Orientale Price: 4 EUR
  • Time required to visit Civico Museo D'arte Orientale: 01:30 Hrs
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  • 9.61% of people who visit Trieste include Civico Museo D'arte Orientale in their plan

  • 76.19% of people start their Civico Museo D'arte Orientale visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Civico Museo D'arte Orientale

Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Civico Museo D'arte Orientale

People normally club together Caffè San Marco and Civico Museo Sartorio while planning their visit to Civico Museo D'arte Orientale.

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  • A well worthy place to understand Chinese & Japanese and specially some Gandhara's arts designs and moreover of their defensive culture. .. very profitable to have a look which is belonging to my district homeland

  • A very nice collection which primarily consists of Japanese and Chinese art (there is also a small selection of Gandharan objects). The explanatory material in Italian and English is very informative and the museum has done some interesting work acknowledging why such a rich collection exists in Trieste in the first place.

  • Well worth a visit, free too

  • Trieste was one of the main sea ports of the Austro-Hungarian Empire and thus trade with the Orient was big business. The museum has a lovely collection of ekiyo-e prints from Japan, some gowns, pottery as well as some samurai swords and armour. The items are predominantly from the 19th century. The downstairs appears to be dedicated to the relationship between Trieste and the Orient which was of particular interest and would have been a unique point for this museum. However, it would have been good if the signage in this area could be translated into more languages. I know it is much to expect but would be great to have more details in English. I felt the level of English provided in the other areas was sufficient for me to get an understanding. I do think the museum is missing a trick by not selling some products based around the items they have. Wouldn't be top on my list if only limited time in town but worth visiting if you have an hour to spare.

  • E pensare che siamo così fortunati ad avere questo museo così importante ,curato e molto interessante a Trieste. Ottimo lo consiglio vivamente

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