Peaceful settting, well laid out, manageable size, wonderful collection of porcelain through the ages. Good books and postcards. Nice café.
If you are interested in porcelain, you should visit this museum. It has displays to explain the different techniques and glazes as well as comparing similar porcelain and pottery from different countries.
I had 20 minutes to spare and decided to visit this museum since I was in the vicinity. The signs advertising free entry to the permanent exhibition helped make up my mind. The permanent exhibition takes up two floors of this large almost palatial building. I'm not exactly into ceramics and glassware but the museum has a wonderful array of... More
The museum seems to be free if you want to stay on the first floor and see that exhibit. Soon there will be sculptures by a Seattle artist but we saw glass and porcelain dishes. Helpful and friendly front entrance staff.
The Ariana Museum - Swiss Museum of Ceramics and Glass, Geneva This exquisite gem of a museum of porcelain and glassware was set up by Gustave Revilliod, and named after his mother Ariane, as the Ariana Museum – the Swiss Museum of Ceramics and Glass. It is housed in a specially-designed palatial neo-Renaissance building, topped by a cupola, and graced... More
The museum is excellent and hosts some of the most exciting porcelain in the world one can literally walk round the exhibits for hours. There is a small restaurant which provides a very good lunch.
I preferred the samples of modern glass over the historic pieces. It was a nice place to stroll quietly without a huge crowd on a early Saturday visit to Geneva. The domed building is lovely and nearly as interesting as the ceramics and glass.
especially liked the exhibition of Hungarian Herendy china, shown in a building that enhanced its value Pleasant to be able to have a coffee at visit's end. Gandhi statue in the grounds
This is the place to visit if you like fine porcelain and glass ware. It has a wonderful collection of both and it is in a lovely building close to the United Nations.We were delighted to walk around in such a lovely building designed to showcase the collection. Porcelain and glass ware from around Europe and China were displayed and... More
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