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Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art

119 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-3647
+1 901-523-2787
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If you have a couple of hours in downtown Memphis and if you like art, this is a great museum to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
TR26
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Dayton, Ohio, United States
A fascinating and unusual display of Chinese Art and Judaica

Located in the Concourse Level (basement) of Peabody Place in Downtown Memphis, the Belz Museum of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
FJGonzalezG
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Bethesda, Maryland
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Admission prices: $6 adult, $5 senior, $4 student. Free if 5 years old or under.
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119 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103-3647
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"private collection"
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"amazing collection"
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"jade carvings"
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"asian section"
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"each piece"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have a couple of hours in downtown Memphis and if you like art, this is a great museum to visit. The collection is extensive and well curated. The only downside is that a few of the items lack identifying plaques.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located in the Concourse Level (basement) of Peabody Place in Downtown Memphis, the Belz Museum of Asian and Judaic Art houses parallel exhibits one of Judaic and an astounding (if narrow-focused) collection of Asian (Chinese) art. The Judaic exhibit is fairly eclectic, and it includes...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are so impressed of the exhibitions of all the Chinese antique things, mostly are from the last dynasty, but they do have numbers of earlier ages, all of the exhibitions are very good, with brief sign. The part surprised us is the Holocaust, we...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a small museum with a big collection of Chinese art pieces. Emphasis is on carved jade of immense proportions and exquisite detail. The Judaica collection is mostly the fruit of private collection (also true of Chinese pieces) but consists largely of modern or...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think this is the best exhibition of Chinese art I have seen, and that includes trips to China. Hard to believe that this is located in Memphis.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For such a small space there are just so many interesting and beautiful paintings, ivory, silver, netsuke, chinese cloisonne, really the list is endless. Very affordable admission fee to see such an enormous collection. For a few extra dollars you can get an audio guide...More

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Reviewed May 5, 2018

Don't miss this museum. The Chinese collection was extensive and the Judaica side has great pieces of art.

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Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

Don't miss this. We have been in museums all over the world and this is exquisite in terms of unique, scaled, and Incredibly detailed Asian art. My husband worked in Asia for 10 years and I seen many things. Overwhelming. We didn't even have time...More

Thank Gloria G
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Reviewed April 12, 2018

As a Sinophile I loved this museum, the Chinese collection was extensive and very diverse. Although most of the objects are from the Qing Dynasty there are some very good pieces for others. Judaica portion was nothing special except the wonderful photos and stories Memphis...More

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Reviewed March 20, 2018

Amazing jade (Asian) and silver (Judaica) pieces of art. The artwork is large and grand and there is even an interactive element. Surprising hit!

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We validate parking for 110 Peabody place which is around the block. It'll get you a discount off the original $10 price.
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