We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Museums of the Far East

Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Avenue Van Praet 44, Brussels 1020, Belgium
Phone Number: + 32 (0)2 268 16 08
Improve this listing

The Japanese Tower is home to the refined art objects that were made in...

The Japanese Tower is home to the refined art objects that were made in the Land of the Rising Sun for export to the West. The items in the showcases of the Chinese Pavilion represent an extensive survey of the Chinese export porcelain to the West. The Museum of Japanese Art houses the rich collection of Japanese art.

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 7 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 1
  • 4
    Very good
  • 1
  • 1
  • 0
Under construction

Amazing place, not so far from the Atomium (just a stop or two by a tram). Unfortunatelly it was closed due to the construction. Worth seeing anyway, because it looks so identical... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2014
Ostrava, Czech Republic

Similar Things to Do in Brussels

Add Photo Write a Review

7 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Ostrava, Czech Republic
Level Contributor
117 reviews
87 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Amazing place, not so far from the Atomium (just a stop or two by a tram). Unfortunatelly it was closed due to the construction. Worth seeing anyway, because it looks so identical to the Japanese/Chinese buildings!

Helpful? 1
Cheshire, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We went to see this place after a long walk through the park from the Atomium. Unfortunately when we got there we saw that it was closed for renovation! The signs on the temporary fence were in Dutch and French so we couldn't understand what was happening or when. Luckily the grounds were still open around the Chinese pavilion. The... More 

Helpful? 2
Brussels, Belgium
Level Contributor
26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

This museum and the garden around are worth a visit despite all asperities! The personnel is not the most welcoming or communicative, some of the presentation catalogues in the rooms are only in Flemish, the French ones gone with no trace, the Japanese Tour seems dusty and like it's seen better days, the underground passage towards the Japanese Tour is... More 

Helpful? 1
Oxford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
85 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

At 4 Euros/ ticket for the Japanese art museum, Japanese Tower and Chinese Pavillion, this visit is a bargain. Built for the international exhibition, a visit to this complex helps put some art nouveau influences in context. To get there directly, your best option is line 3 to Araucaria.

Helpful? 1
Athens, Greece
Level Contributor
46 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

+The Japanese&Chinese Towers are 2 museums.I have travelled a lot in Europe but never seen sth like this.Also,there is a really nice park to walk or ride your bike. -The stuff isn't really helpfull.I asked them for information("why were the towers built?by whom?etc)and they didn't really know.. *The price ticket is 3euro for students and 4 for adults. *Trams 3... More 

Helpful? 8
Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012

Staff will not provide the audioguide that is included with the price of admission without holding your passport as collateral. Ticket office staff need to upgrade their customer relations skills.


Travelers who viewed Museums of the Far East also viewed

Brussels, Belgium

Been to Museums of the Far East? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Museums of the Far East staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?