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Musee Ariana

avenue de la Paix 10, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
+41 22 418 54 50
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This museum displays a comprehensive collection of ceramic creations from several artistic genres.
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  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
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avenue de la Paix 10, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
+41 22 418 54 50
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank George T
Reviewed 2 May 2017

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.

1  Thank lovetogo1950
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Hidden gem. Beautiful exhibits, what a wonderful building. Ceramics, glass, porcelain pieces. Coffee on terrace on a lovely sunny day. Definately return.

Thank mas5
Reviewed 6 March 2017

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

Thank hask74
Reviewed 4 March 2017

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.

Thank grossetti
Reviewed 31 January 2017

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

1  Thank GAN L
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Musee Ariana was not on our list of 'must sees' but we had heard that it was worth going for the building itself, which is truly beautiful. However, we were pleasantly surprised at how wonderful and interesting the collection is and we had a lovely...More

Thank rachietown
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We ended up here after visiting the UN. Entry to the general exhibits is free and interesting to those who like antiquities and/or ceramics.

1  Thank daisy21988
Reviewed 2 January 2017

A small gem of a museum. Lots of beautiful porcelain and ceramics to look at in a lovely setting. A cafe that serves a variety of delicious teas and glasses of wine. A perfect place to muse. And an added bonus - wi-fi that works...More

Thank aprilevent
Reviewed 1 January 2017

The Ariana museum is primarily dedicated to a collection of old items of china and various pieces of furniture and also there are revolving exhibitions that are for an extra cost, though the main museum is free, as are most that I visited in Geneva....More

Thank Stirling B
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