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Barbier-Mueller Museum (Musee Barbier-Mueller)

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Address: Rue Jean-Calvin, 10, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
Phone Number: (0)22 312 02 70
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this museum exhibit one of the greatest collection of popular arts of the world

The exhibits are changing every few month and it is always a great experience. Showing how money or swap items have directed the world for many centuries and in practically in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2016
Steven G
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Geneva, Switzerland
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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

The exhibits are changing every few month and it is always a great experience. Showing how money or swap items have directed the world for many centuries and in practically in each countries is a marvelous trip through time and space.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

For all amateurs of primitive art, this is THE place, with always changing exhibitions; not many objects displayed at the time, but the quality is exceptional

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Geneva, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

This is a good private museum of african arts located in the old town. The collection is small though. Open 7/7 days and entrance fee 8 CHF. MEG Geneva has more to offer and with free entrance.

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Lyon, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016 via mobile

Nice collection from different ages and origines Small and limited size actually Quiet and pleasant A bit expensive My recommendation: nice to see once.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Having been here years ago, it was great to see the new exhibition. Well curated, very select and excellent pieces. A gem in Geneva and definitely worth a stop.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

This Museum has a a huge collection and the exhibitions change a few times a year. It is magnificent and worthwhile the visit.

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Sunbury on Thames
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

Definitely worth a visit. Some lovely exhibits imaginatively lit. There's more to it than meets the eye. Allow 1 hr to do it justice.

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Dearborn, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

This museum is just steps away from the cathedral and the Maison Tavel. It is small, although on 3 floors. When I visited (last week of June 2015), the exhibit was art from Nigeria: fascinating ceremonial masks, carved ivory, copper and bronze bracelets and anklets, and exquisite terracotta pottery. The works are tastefully displayed.

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I know quite a few people who deem themselves to be sports fans. This might be quite confusing for your average non-American who might follow up with questions about the woman’s World Cup currently going on, or who they think will win Wimbledon. The words sports fan does not actually mean a fan of sports. It means “I care about... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

I came back a second time and photographed many of the small collection of unique African sculptures so I could take them home with me and share the experience.

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