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Museum of East Asian Art

12 Bennett Street, Bath BA1 2QJ, England
+44 1225 464640
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Well worth a visit

Wonderful collection of mostly Chinese (some Japanese ) works of art including ceramics, bronze... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Hong Kong
Quirky and Interesting

One mans collection from his travels in Asia. An amazing and eclectic collection. Well presented... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2017
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The mysteries and beauty of the Eastern world are preserved and artfully displayed in this Georgian house, which houses a collection of Oriental Art and Treasures dating from 5000 BC up to the present day.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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12 Bennett Street, Bath BA1 2QJ, England
+44 1225 464640
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Wonderful collection of mostly Chinese (some Japanese ) works of art including ceramics, bronze, wood, bamboo and lots of jade. The only negative is that because of the confines of a Georgian house, the display cabinets are very narrow and the items are crowded together....More

Thank quietdepths
Reviewed 30 June 2017

One mans collection from his travels in Asia. An amazing and eclectic collection. Well presented. Not very well known but well worth a visit

Thank Rutti
Reviewed 7 May 2017

A little gem of a place full of beautiful artefacts, nicely displayed. Not many pictures to be sure, but more than compensated by the jade, pottery, wood and lacquerware on show. More for adults than small children, I would think - though, with guidance everyone...More

Thank RetiredinDorset
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This is one man's collection of exquisite artworks from jade to textiles with temporary exhibitions of note. The lovely ceramics are the reason for my own visit. Good books on Japanese ceramics in the shop.

1  Thank Lynn B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Quite a big place (basically on a Terraced house with 3 levels) but I did expect a bit more of art work, but overall a pretty good place worth visiting.

Thank rev21613
Reviewed 4 April 2017

we found this museum by accident. It is really interesting with artefacts displayed over three floors. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff.

Thank kevtom2015
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Visited this museum with my girlfriend and spent an enjoyable 75 minutes exploring four floors of beautifully preserved and restored pottery, carvings, statues, perfume bottles and furniture dating from 2500 BC to the early twentieth century. Well worth the price of admission (or free with...More

Thank AJFH
Reviewed 8 February 2017

An amazing little museum nestled close to our charming guest house (Brock's). Wonderful staff and incredible collection of small sculptures, ceramics, and lacquer ware. The collection can be appreciated in short visits but lends itself to much for in depth enjoyment.

Thank Cheryl W
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Amazing collection with great little signs that give you an insight into the symbolism and richness of Asian Art. Thoroughly recommend.

Thank CharlieTrotman
Reviewed 19 September 2016

I had heard of this museum before, but when I got there it took my breath away - okay I'm a mad collector of Chinese ceramics so this was ambrosia for me. Superbly displayed over 3 floors, the mix of ceramics, jades, lacquer and bronzes...More

1  Thank HongKong77
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