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This was an unexpecter treat when one of our Red Hatters found it as an event Lots of history from... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2017
Rose K
Where am I? This is in Torrance? WOW!!!!

If you enjoy Asian art,furniture you have to see this FREE museum. What a surprise it was to see... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2017
Torrance, California
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A private art collection open to the public that features several rooms of Chinese art spanning 5000 years of history. All visitors will be led on a tour through several galleries of art by a complimentary tour guide, in English or also Mandarin...more
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1625 Abalone Ave, at Sunrider International, Torrance, CA 90501-2860
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was super excited to see some goods and come to find out they are closed for two more weeks. If you are planning you may want to call to double check they are open again. You can always stop by the Botanical Gardens that...More

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Reviewed July 19, 2017

This was an unexpecter treat when one of our Red Hatters found it as an event Lots of history from a private collector Lots of knooks and crannies. Lot of standing but worth it. Great resturant next to it in the hotel

Thank Rose K
Reviewed July 10, 2017

If you enjoy Asian art,furniture you have to see this FREE museum. What a surprise it was to see this fabulous over the TOP collection! A must see! Only open Monday - Friday - must make reservations.

1  Thank YardSaleLdy
Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

This museum is absolutely INCREDIBLE! And FREE! You would never expect it, since it's in a business building in Torrance. The pieces are awe-inspiring, especially the Jade dragon that is 5,500 years old! In addition to amazing Chinese art there is also a wonderful collection...More

Thank Megan M
Reviewed February 21, 2017

this was really cool, some really old / rare stuff, need to book ahead, i think they do two tours per day

1  Thank Douglas William M
Reviewed August 24, 2016

An incredible oriental collection. If you did not know it was there you would certainly miss it. More than worth the inconvenience of having to visit during the work week. We are extremely grateful they chose to share this collection with the public.

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Reviewed April 12, 2016

I just got back today from my visit. This is an outstanding collection of top notch Chinese art - a better collection than the art museum I work in. And to imagine this is all in one man's collection. The pieces are exquisite examples of...More

1  Thank 2cw0rld
Reviewed March 19, 2016

We arranged a tour for a group of 8 and had the tour to ourselves. Our tour guide, Holly, was exceptionally knowledgeable and very personable. The gallery has several rooms containing Dr. Chen's various collections. There is furniture, exquisitely carved jade, bronze, Buddhist sculptures, snuff...More

1  Thank Bob A
Reviewed February 19, 2016

For anyone interested in Chinese Art (of all descriptions) this is a "must see". We had an excellent and extremely knowledgeable guide Alison(she is the Assistant Curator) who was able to answer all sorts of questions - from the "trivial" to those needing in depth...More

1  Thank BobandJosie
Reviewed January 26, 2016

A friend arranged a private tour of the Chen Art Gallery and it was wonderful! When we went, there was a Picasso exhibit which was so interesting. The Chinese artifacts are really nice. The clean and simple displays are very easy to read and enjoy....More

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