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Museum of Asian Art - CLOSED

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Ringling Museum of Art & Grounds are excellent - Free on Mondays

Overall the museum of Asian Art had not officially opened till later May'16. We were able to tour... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2016
HensleyCrew5
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Indianapolis, Indiana
Asian Art

I am a big fan of Asian Art and this little gem is a perfect setting for the art. The staff is very... read more

Reviewed October 31, 2012
Judy H
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Sarasota, Florida
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“Free on Mondays”
Feb 21, 2017
“Asian Art is one wing of the Ringling Art Museum”
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A really good choice for a cold, damp or rainy day. I'm not an art fan but I did enjoy this collection. When you enter, the purchase of tickets is on the right. If you are looking for the free entrance on Monday do not...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed February 21, 2017

The Ringling art museum is in a large building, and the building alone is very impressive. There are a lot of galleries of paintings, and one of the larger galleries off the back is the Museum of Asian Art. The art gallery is included as...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed April 29, 2016

Used to be an exhibit space in a vault. Interesting, but closed years ago. The owner's collection is supposed to have been donated to the Ringling Museum, but I heard stories that it was promised and then sold before it was given to the Museum.

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed April 10, 2016

Overall the museum of Asian Art had not officially opened till later May'16. We were able to tour early as part of our Ringling Museum visit. Beautiful facility with a mix of ancient collections but will focus on modern era Asian artists. FREE on Monday's...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank HensleyCrew5
Reviewed February 24, 2014 via mobile

Delight for every art lover. Beautifully appointed and diligently kept. Surprisingly full but intimate medieval collection. Famous Italian, Dutch and (O joy!) Spanish masters. Not to mention surrounding park where you can contemplate your impressions and admire beautifull scenery.

Date of experience: February 2014
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Reviewed November 1, 2012

CLOSED- visited Nov. 1, 2012. I asked a local store within the building of this address, they said everyone asks and they have been closed for 4 years yet they haven't updated the info! They said the circus museam down the road took the items...More

Date of experience: October 2012
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Reviewed October 31, 2012

I am a big fan of Asian Art and this little gem is a perfect setting for the art. The staff is very knowledgeable and friendly. Keep up the good work.

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