Near the UN. Free except for special exhibits. Nice building and interesting porcelain and some glass. Friendly staff. Was not busy at all when we visited.
About Musee Ariana
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Small museum near the UN that deserves attention. Dedicated to porcelain and glass, it's permanent exhibit tells in a clear and interesting way the history of porcelain, but also the relations Asia-Europe.
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It is an average museum but it is worth visiting. It is a walk away from the Chair and the UN headquarter in Geneva.
Genevan art collector Gustave Revilliod built this palatial estate to house his collection of ceramics & glass, as well as paintings, coins, books & other objects. He bequeathed the mansion, collection & extensive grounds to the city of Geneva. The entrance way is particularly spectacular...More
If you are in Geneva and have an hour or two to spare, the Ariana ceramic museum exhibition is certainly worth a visit. Besides the beautiful pieces on display, the history of ceramics in Europe, and the artful arrangement of the pieces, makes this not...More
Beautiful building housing two floors of ceramics and glass in a variety of styles, cultures, and sizes. Nice place to check out, since it's free, and just down the street from the United Nations.
Hidden gem. Beautiful exhibits, what a wonderful building. Ceramics, glass, porcelain pieces. Coffee on terrace on a lovely sunny day. Definately return.
Lived in Geneva since 1978 but it took me until 2010 to walk in this monumental structure, certainly among the top ten most beautiful buildings in the country without a doubt. the ceramic collections are wonderful and free to visit, the temporary exhibits have so...More
The building was built as a private museum that was later donated to the city. It is very beautiful. They have a permanent exhibition on ceramics and porcelain and visiting exhibits too.
The architecture of the museum building incorporates neoclassical and neo baroque characteristics. With a collection of over 22,000 European, Middle and Far Eastern ceramic pieces, from medieval times to the present day, the museum offers a comprehensive view of the history of ceramics. We saw,...More