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Address: Universitatsstrasse 100, 50674 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Nice gallery and nice location with a pretty Japanese Garden and a terrace which has a nice cafe for sunny days. But the exhibition will not necessarily contain classic Japanese... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 4, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Nice gallery and nice location with a pretty Japanese Garden and a terrace which has a nice cafe for sunny days. But the exhibition will not necessarily contain classic Japanese, Korean or Chinese art as it features contemporary art alongside a few examples of their own collection. The current art of Leiko Ikemura didn't really grab me but it is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic museum. Beautiful exhibition with beautiful objects. The White Gold. Don't miss it. A true pleasure to visit. It is situated near a wonderful park in walking distance of the city center.

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Antwerpen, België
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

The museum iitself is a nice building with a little Japanese garden inside. The cafe in the museum is really nice, I only gave an average because only half of the museum is visible. The rest of it is closed for maintenance. The exposition is nice but very small. I think that 3.50 EUR for this, is overprised due to... More 

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ThetaSigma
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

The museum was closed for refurbishment, but the cafe is still very pleasant. The menu included sweet and savoury options, and there is a car park and a view across an artificial lake. Some way from the centre, but only a short tram ride.

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Bad Honnef, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

Like so many exhibitions at this museum the current one about the Chinese emperors is well worth seeing. However some of the vases are displayed poorly as they are partly in shadow and the main drawback is the information labels, which are often difficult to read, as many are so low that you have to bend to read them, especially... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

I know from a previous visit some years ago that this museum has excellent collections, but please note that it is currently CLOSED for renovation work until 20th October 2012. If you are thinking of visiting, I'd suggest that you check on the museum's Internet site at :- http://www.museenkoeln.de/homepage/default.asp?s=170 To get there, take trams 1 or 7 from Neumarkt 3... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

Good selection of art and artefacts from eastern Asian countries and interesting exhibitions. Entry a bit pricey, if you're only generally interested in the topic.

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Annemasse, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2012

very quiet on our visit mid afternoon. Lots of objects to see, well documented. If you are at all interested in the subject it is a must

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