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Musee Ariana

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Address: 10 av. de la Paix, Geneva 1202 , Switzerland
Phone Number: (0)22 418 54 50
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Description: This museum displays a comprehensive collection of ceramic creations from...
This museum displays a comprehensive collection of ceramic creations from several artistic genres.
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OFF THE BEATEN TRACK BUT WORTH THE VISIT

Firstly even if one is not a porcelain china fan it is still something to see the interior of what was once a private residence..Swiss millionaire style. Absolutely amazing to see... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 12, 2015
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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Firstly even if one is not a porcelain china fan it is still something to see the interior of what was once a private residence..Swiss millionaire style. Absolutely amazing to see the use of marble and great high ceilings. The museum has a most attractive display of china..one can easily spend 2 hours just browsing the well-presented collection. A secret... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Exquisite ceramic pieces from over the centuries, beautifully preserved and displayed in an amazingly decorative building with friendly helpful staff

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Dearborn, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

This museum is in a park not far from the Nations stop of tram 15. The building is a worthwhile sight in itself. Three floors of exquisite, worldwide pottery, porcelain, silverware, and glassware. There is a café (overlooking the park) and an elevator.

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liberec
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Coming from the country with long glass manufacturing industry I must say that this museum is one of the best I have seen in my life. It is good programme for one half of the day.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We accidentally bumped innovative beautiful and famous place in Geneva on our say to the red cross museum. I would say, it is very intriguing and interesting with good ceramic and painting collection. we were lucky enough to be on a day when a n exhibition was underway and our Swiss passes ensured we had a smooth entry. Should visit... More 

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Panama City, Panama, Panama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

The museum has 3 floors to visit and has a lot of collections of ceramics and vases. It also has a cafetería to drink something. The best thing is that it is free.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

More ceramics than glass - both are from all over the world and some are very old - how they have survived seems pretty miraculous in some cases. No entry charge except for a small special exhibition on the work of three 20th-century ceramicists, which was fascinating (two are still alive and working in their 90s). Lovely building.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The museum is well-organised and beautifully laid-out. The building alone is a gem worth visiting. One should not miss the Korean bell and the statue of Gandhi in the gardens. Ceramics may not seem like a fascinating subject, but this museum makes an effort to mix the old and the new with grace. It is airy and not crowded.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Beautiful museum located in a beautiful park next to the UN Palais des Nations. Definitely worth a detour. There is a lovely place to eat and sit and enjoy the garden as well.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

This museum is kind of weird, but if the weather's nice and you have time, it's worth it. The building was built to house a rich guy's wife's porcelain collection (ah, Switzerland), and the museum now has both a permanent exhibition of the original china collection, and changing exhibits of contemporary ceramic art and pottery. The grounds are beautiful, and... More 

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Address: 10 av. de la Paix, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
Phone Number: (0)22 418 54 50
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva>  > Ariana
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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