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Musee Ariana

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Address: 10 av. de la Paix, Geneva 1202 , Switzerland
Phone Number: (0)22 418 54 50
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

This museum displays a comprehensive collection of ceramic creations from...

This museum displays a comprehensive collection of ceramic creations from several artistic genres.

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Beautiful setting

This is a ceramics museum but in a very nice building and surroundings. While the decriptions of the exhibits are in French, it is still worth a visit, free entry!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Hong Kong, China
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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a ceramics museum but in a very nice building and surroundings. While the decriptions of the exhibits are in French, it is still worth a visit, free entry!

Thank JKWD
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a curious and lovely surprise this free museum is. The lovely building, which looks like it belongs at Versailles, was built by and for a wealthy man so he could warehouse and showcase his extensive glass and ceramics collection. If you go this summer you can see the Nicolas Leiber exhibit on the second floor, which is modern and... More 

Thank seenitChicago
Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is situated very near the UN HQ in Geneva. The premises is very goid with a fountain and a nice building. The museum is free to ebter.

Thank JoyShurjo
Geneva, Switzerland
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

I love this Museum they have a excellent ceramic collection and glass art work The collection is the only one of its kind in Switzerland.I would recommend for a visit .

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Omaha, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Not the most exciting museum, but some very interesting pieces. It's a lot of plates and cups. All the descriptions are in French, so if you speak the language or are an art buff you'll appreciate it more. Free wifi, a cafe, and nice staff.

Thank Abby K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

The visit, while not long, was charming. The museum if free, but the temporary exhibit costs 3 CHF (a bargain). Downstairs is their rotating exhibit and today it was ceramics, which was interesting, but poorly lit. The main floor is where you enter, and has other ceramics exhibits and displays. Do notice the beautiful building, with fine details and proportions.... More 

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

I came to Ariana as the UN is not taking walk-in visitors this week and I wanted something else to do in the area. The building is beautiful from the outside and worth a walk around. Inside is a huge collection of pottery and glassware. Much of it is very beautiful, but you'd have to really love glass and ceramics... More 

Thank 341claire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

This was never on our radar to visit in Geneva - but we were so pleased we found it! A beautiful building inside and out - worth going to see just for this! The pieces inside won't be for everybody, but it does represent a part of the history of Geneva. Rooms are well lit and well curated. (It was... More 

Thank Darren N
Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

First class collection of outstanding works of art. Well presented, calm and spacious. A must to every vistor to Geneva

Thank ACN_Traveller
Lecce, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

A little known ceramic and glass museum, though with some excellent pieces and a superb ambience. I hope to return.

Thank Paul A

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