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Musee Ariana

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Address: avenue de la Paix 10, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
Phone Number: (0)22 418 54 50
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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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Wonderful collection of ceramic

Wonderful building with a fine collection of ceramics showing special ceramics exhibitions etc. Location close too the United Nations building and Red Cross museum

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Juliette G
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Malaga, Spain
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Cairo, Egypt
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

quiet a boring Museum, consist of 2 stages old building full of ceramics and plates, there is a nice entrance garden in the outside..

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Malaga, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful building with a fine collection of ceramics showing special ceramics exhibitions etc. Location close too the United Nations building and Red Cross museum

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Thank Juliette G
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This free museum is worth a visit because of the building which is magnificent inside ad a wonderful collection of all kinds ceramics Very little of the exhibition is in English

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Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Back in 1980 the restoration of Geneva's Ariana Museum was the subject of considerable polemic. Should the 19th-century building be unchanged, as specified by Gustave Revilliod in his will, or improved with more modern technology? Should the magnificent staircase that was initially foreseen actually be constructed? After 12 years of work the building was reopened, some of the contents were... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 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!

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Chicago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

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 

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

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.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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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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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.

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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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