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Reviewed June 28, 2019

i went specifically because of the tattoos in japanese art exhibition, which was fantastic. the other exhibit was also a lot of fun. the architecture of the building was nice, and the stairs and inscriptions were great. the second floor was under construction, which was the only thing that wasn't great. i am sure the museum will be even better once the construction is complete!

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 21, 2019

How would you like to enter all of Asia's cultural worlds virtually, encounter wonderful art treasures along the way, and discover the secret to so many Asian artistic and social insights - all in one place? That's this place. They are always working on new ideas, and that is inspiring in itself. A museum for the 21st century. And regarding the pricing - as Oliver Wendell Holmes said, "I enjoy paying my taxes. With them, I buy civilization." If price of admission is a deal-breaker, the mall is absolutely free. Go there.

Date of experience: June 2019
2  Thank FirstRebreather
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Reviewed June 21, 2019

Entrance fee $15. Only third floor exhibits available with $10 additional fee for special exhibits on ground floor. Some masterpieces from display currently unavailable for viewing. Extreme noise from renovation work on second floor.
Interesting exhibits but mostly statues with very little other artistic media.
Expensive gift shop and although a pleasant cafe, decor was not consistent with the theme of the museum.
They did sell tea for $4.50; but considering the theme, struggled to offer good knowledge of tea making or selection.
I really wanted to love this place and did enjoy the exhibits which were well displayed and informative.

Date of experience: June 2019
4  Thank Ksways
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Reviewed June 15, 2019 via mobile

Wanted to spend a couple of hours here enjoying the art but unfortunately all of the second floor (and possibly some of the third) were closed. Nothing on show from Japan or China in the main galleries. Probably only 25% open.

To be fair the website does say the second floor is closed but it doesn’t make clear how little is actually on show. The ticket price of $15 seems to be the standard rate so no reduction for the period of closure.

Date of experience: June 2019
4  Thank Denis M
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Reviewed June 12, 2019

Even with the current renovation of the second floor, this museum still has a lot on view to discover and enjoy in both its permanent collection and special shows. The ground floor always features special exhibits and the 2 current (June 2019) ones are well worth savoring -- one on tattoos and the other on a modern Taiwanese artist who combines traditional and modern in his work. The well-stocked gift shop also is worth checking out. For a fun and educational outing, do go to the Asian Art Museum.

Date of experience: June 2019
2  Thank GlobalGypsy_13
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