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Museum fur Ostasiatische Kunst

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Nice gallery and nice location with a pretty Japanese Garden and a terrace which has a nice cafe... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2015
DalstonBill
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London
Not if you suffer from backache

Like so many exhibitions at this museum the current one about the Chinese emperors is well worth... read more

Reviewed October 31, 2012
galleon1
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Bad Honnef, Germany
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3 weeks ago
“not worth the trip”
Feb 4, 2018
“Amazing collection, well worth a guided tour if you can get one”
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small collection, poorly annotated. In a typical room, maybe 40% of the objects are identified; the others are completely unlabeled. I can't remember the last time I've seen anything like that in a museum. So usually you'll be standing there looking at something, wondering what...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed February 4, 2018

We came to the museum as part of a study trip with the South and East Museums Federation and were lucky enough to be shown around by Dr. Schlombs, who was able to bring the collection to life with her extensive knowledge. The collection itself...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed November 26, 2017

On the entrance, there was a small note that mentioned (in German) something about revisions. It turned out that until March 2018 - as we understood it anyway - more than half of the exhibition spaces are unavailable for the public due to the build-up...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed July 6, 2016

Trust me, its hard to judge ur own hometown. No matther how miserable it is, you always feel, you belong to it. This is the thought I had as I entered the building a year ago. Yupe, I wasnt happy after all. A few weeks...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed June 30, 2016

Mostly, hieroglyphs pictures, wery little art. Only one small floor, can be seen in 5 minutes. Ticket 9 EURO

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed November 4, 2015

Nice gallery and nice location with a pretty Japanese Garden and a terrace which has a nice cafe for sunny days. But the exhibition will not necessarily contain classic Japanese, Korean or Chinese art as it features contemporary art alongside a few examples of their...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank DalstonBill
Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic museum. Beautiful exhibition with beautiful objects. The White Gold. Don't miss it. A true pleasure to visit. It is situated near a wonderful park in walking distance of the city center.

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed September 25, 2014

The museum iitself is a nice building with a little Japanese garden inside. The cafe in the museum is really nice, I only gave an average because only half of the museum is visible. The rest of it is closed for maintenance. The exposition is...More

Date of experience: September 2014
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Reviewed November 6, 2012

The museum was closed for refurbishment, but the cafe is still very pleasant. The menu included sweet and savoury options, and there is a car park and a view across an artificial lake. Some way from the centre, but only a short tram ride.

Date of experience: October 2012
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Reviewed October 31, 2012

Like so many exhibitions at this museum the current one about the Chinese emperors is well worth seeing. However some of the vases are displayed poorly as they are partly in shadow and the main drawback is the information labels, which are often difficult to...More

Date of experience: October 2012
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