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Asia Society and Museum

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Address: 725 Park Avenue (at 70th Street), New York City, NY 10021
Phone Number: 212-288-6400
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11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Asia Society Museum organizes groundbreaking exhibitions of both...

Asia Society Museum organizes groundbreaking exhibitions of both traditional and contemporary Asian and Asian American art. The Museum is known for its Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller Collection of masterpiece-quality traditional Asian works, and for its cutting-edge Contemporary Art Collection of videos and new media art by Asian and Asian American artists. A recognized leader in identifying and fostering contemporary Asian and Asian American artists, Asia Society Museum was one of the first American museums to establish a program of contemporary Asian art in the early 1990s.

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Lovely place for brunch.

I had the crab cake and the green tea panna cotta. Delicious! I would highly recommend! The service was quite good. The only downside is that a pot of tea makes a bit less... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
Karen K
Boston, Massachusetts

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

An amazing exhibit of gold artifacts dating from the 10th to 13th centuries. Stunningly beautiful items with craftsmanship that was far beyond anything extant in Europe at the time. This is truly a forgotten civilization that pre-dates Spanish colonialism in the Philippines. Given the beauty of the work, however, it's civilization that's worth studying. This exhibit is a great place... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I had the crab cake and the green tea panna cotta. Delicious! I would highly recommend! The service was quite good. The only downside is that a pot of tea makes a bit less than two small cups of tea.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I can't say enough about the beautiful atmosphere and food here. Not a lot of restaurants or coffee shop s in this area so this was a pleasant surprise. Had the watermelon gazpacho and it was amazing...I don't even like watermelon much, but this was out of this world...would really be ashame if you missed this! The staff was the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

Myanmar Buddhas with history of how various areas of this very ethnically diverse country portrays the Buddha.

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The museum mounts special exhibits throughout the year. I recently saw the Myanmar exhibit. The pieces were beautiful, well displayed, and fully discussed in placards. The exhibit area is spacious and there are almost no people. When the Metropolitan Museum of Art had a Myanmar exhibit, it was crowded and difficult to have a good view of some of the... More 

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Lexington, VA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Many items one could buy on the streets of New York. Disappointing. Good book section. Staff seemed disinterested in visitors.

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We went to this museum specifically for the Nam June Paik: Becoming Robot exhibit. The museum looked great and we were excited to see this exhibit but we were kicked out and asked to leave!!! As we entered the museum there was only an open coat rack with a sign to hang at your own risk. So I held my... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Major loan exhibitions of traditional, modern, and contemporary art from all over Asia. Two floors of gallery space plus a lovely cafe open for lunch and tea and a cool shop. Make sure to check and make sure there is an exhibition up before you visit. The institution is known for the excellent Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I enjoyed my visit to the Asia Society Museum for the Nam June Paik exhibition.Upon entrance their is the admission staff for tickets and the Asia store.The Asia store has alot of books an misc items from Asian culture.The Nam June Paik exhibit was amazing!From the vintage tv robots to the sitting Buddha,it was extremely unique.Their are tour guide availiable... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

A visit here can revive your interest in the special arts of Asia. Although I find spending time in this calm space perfect to view the beautiful bronzes from Tibet, the special exhibits are also appealing. Unlike the crowded museums in the city, the tranquility of the Asia society has an allure of its own. Another little known feature is... More 

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