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The Guimet National Museum of Asian Art

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The Guimet National Museum of Asian Art  - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in Paris
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Created in 1889 by the industrialist Émile Guimet, the prestigious Museum of Asian Art is located in Paris' 16th arrondissement, near the Iéna Metro station. A true journey to the heart of a fascinating and mysterious continent, this place is very popular with lovers of Asian art, who can admire remarkable collections of ancient artefacts from around Asia: with Khmer art sculptures, Buddhas from Thailand and Vietnam, Chinese porcelain, Indian fabrics, paintings and bronzes from Nepal and Tibet, and ceramics and sword guards from Japan, the exhibits are not only beautiful but also very varied. An exceptional collection that makes this must-see attraction Europe's largest museum dedicated to Asian arts! During your visit, you can also discover the superb library and its cupola, both listed as Historic Monuments.

Opening timesMonday: 10:00 AM – 06:00 PM   •   Tuesday: Fermé   •   Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 06:00 PM   •   Thursday: 10:00 AM – 06:00 PM   •   Friday: 10:00 AM – 06:00 PM   •   Saturday: 10:00 AM – 06:00 PM   •   Sunday: 10:00 AM – 06:00 PM
Address6 Place d'Iéna, Paris
Telephone+33 1 56 52 53 00
Official sitewww.guimet.fr

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