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Museo d'Arte Orientale Edoardo Chiossone

Piazzale Mazzini 4/n, Genoa, Italy
+39 010 542285
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Excellent, if a surprise

The climb up the hill was worth it. One might not expect a museum of Japanese artefacts in Genoa... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
AKW5457
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Tadworth, United Kingdom
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Nice walk up and collection of Asian artifacts

The walk up with view was great, alleys through a hilly park . The museum is relatively small, but... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Anfrist
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Bucharest
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  • Excellent39%
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4 Oct 2017
“Nice walk up and collection of Asian artifacts ”
25 Oct 2017
“Excellent, if a surprise”
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Piazzale Mazzini 4/n, Genoa, Italy
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

The climb up the hill was worth it. One might not expect a museum of Japanese artefacts in Genoa, but this was a really good collection, well laid out, and interspersed with some interesting glass art. The setting is also good with a view from...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

The walk up with view was great, alleys through a hilly park . The museum is relatively small, but has nice artifacts.

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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

The museum has very nice art facts but the grounds leading to the museum are truly impressive. I want to go back in late October when the leaves are changing

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Reviewed 17 September 2016

The top 2 floors were shut so the prints that we especially wanted to see were not on display. We were the only visitors on a Saturday morning and lights only came on in the rooms a we walked past the sensors. It was also...More

Thank ADSurrey
Reviewed 25 September 2015

I found my way to this museum (which isn't well signposted) on a hot June day. And was the only person apart from the staff in the museum. Compared to many Italian museums, I didn't feel particularly welcomed and there wasn't enough in the collection...More

1  Thank Ann T
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Very nice exhibition but half the place is closed. Finished the whole place in 20 min. Go only if you're in the area anyway.

1  Thank Lilajz
Reviewed 25 July 2015

Not easy to find, at the top of a wooded hill, with poor signage. Very Spartan building with no lift to upper floors and no refreshments. Desultory book stall. Worst of all the best objects were not on show because the top levels were unmanned...More

2  Thank geoffrey.hollis
Reviewed 24 December 2014

My husband and I visited this museum in September 2014 and really enjoyed the park and museum. Like everything in Genoa it is set up for Italian visitors as the city is not a major tourist centre for non Italian visitors. I used the app...More

Thank yrdraig1956
Reviewed 10 June 2014

It takes real effort to climb to the site of this modern museum in a park overlooking Genoa. The museum offers more steps to climb in a clever suite of levels. Unfortunately the contents,chiefly Japanese are rather pedestrian. Labeling is in Italian and often at...More

1  Thank MILOUW
Reviewed 3 July 2013

It's been a few years since I last visited Edoardo Chiossone museum and I'm sorry to say nothing has changed! It seems the curator has no interest in educating the visitors regarding this admittedly amazing collection of oriental art as the signage remains poor. What...More

3  Thank AnnArborMHT
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