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Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities

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Address: Tyghusplan | Skeppsholmen, Stockholm, Sweden (Formerly Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities (Ostasiatiska Museet))
Phone Number: +46 10 456 12 97
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Tue 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wed - Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: The Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities is a vivid meeting place for Asian...
The Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities is a vivid meeting place for Asian cultures, a forum for experiences and debate on Asia in the world, culturally and traditionally – both in the present and in the future.
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Trip to ancient Asia

The museum has exhibitions of sculptures, potteries, paintings, books and artifacts from China, Korea, Japan and India. The Chinese section has artifacts from several dynasties... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 26, 2014
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Lappeenranta, Finland
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178 reviews 178 reviews
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102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

The museum has exhibitions of sculptures, potteries, paintings, books and artifacts from China, Korea, Japan and India. The Chinese section has artifacts from several dynasties. It is rightly named China before China. There is a separate exhibition about books and printing in china. The Japan and Korean Sections have potteries and paintings. There are also small number of artifacts from... More 

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Il Gzira, Malta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We went on a Tuesday since it was open until 8pm (Tue-Fri until 5pm). We arrived at around 7.15pm so we rushed through it. Ideally we would have spent at least an hour to read the displays. When we visited there were some parts of the museum which were closed for renovation. The major exhibits are the Japanese and Chinese... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

I recommend to visit this museum to everyone. They have great collections of Japanese, Korean and Chinese art and books. Sometimes you can hit a theme exhibition like "The Japanese characters" this spring. The location of the museum also offer unusual and stunning view of The Royal Palace.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

I didn't know this museum existed up until I was involved in a work project there. So I was fortunate to see it without paying, but I think it's worth a visit. They have a very nice collection of Asian artifacts, a HUGE collection of books and a cafe and shop.

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Vietnam
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

I stumbled across this museum when I got off the ferry at the wrong stop. Get the ferry to Djurgarden from Gamla Stan and it only takes 10 minutes to get to the island of Skeppsholmen. The museum is located here. It was not the kind of museum I expected to find in Stockholm. There were some very interesting exhibits... More 

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Uppsala
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

quite small and rather limited exhibitions, considering im from Asia. did not really like the temporary exhibitions, and the japanese permanent display is fairly cute and interesting.

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London, United Kingdom
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

I really liked the temporary Exhibition 'Hidden Love', besides that I found the museum quite boring. It is what it says - a museum of antiquities. Not quite to my taste. The café was sterile, but had nice pastry and soda drinks...

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

Lots of interesting stuff, book a japanese the ceremony that really a treat. Nice sourronding, and opposite is the technical museum.

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Stockholm
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

The East Asiatic Museum is lodged in the old Navy Armory on Ship Island. It's a long building with focus on China from the earliest days until ca 1900. The latter centuries mainly consist of china traded to Sweden by the East India Company in the 18th century. The earlier ones show a lot of fantastic grave figurines, some of... More 

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Hazel Village
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

Perhaps the most beautiful museum in all Stockholm. Exquisite collections, beautifully and instructively presented.

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