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Museum fur Ostasiatische Kunst

Universitatsstrasse 100, 50674 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Ranked #36 of 79 attractions in Cologne
Type: Specialty Museums
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- Nov 6, 2012
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ThetaSigma
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
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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Bonn, Germany
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63 reviews 63 reviews
13 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
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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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
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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