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Barbier-Mueller Museum (Musee Barbier-Mueller)

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  • Excellent63%
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26 Aug 2018
“Stunning artwork, however small and lacking in ‘commentary’”
30 Sep 2017
“Great artworks”
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rue Jean-Calvin 10, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
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Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

I don’t think that anyone can deny that the quality of the pieces in this museum are short of exceptional, however, for the price, the collection was much smaller than expected, and each piece lacked information regarding where they came from. Yes, one got the...More

Thank Ayushman N
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Am not very big into the arts. But some of the stuff here even made me appreciate the artistry and quality of work put in.

Thank sunnyahuja4586
Reviewed 3 June 2016

The exhibits are changing every few month and it is always a great experience. Showing how money or swap items have directed the world for many centuries and in practically in each countries is a marvelous trip through time and space.

Thank Steven G
Reviewed 14 April 2016

For all amateurs of primitive art, this is THE place, with always changing exhibitions; not many objects displayed at the time, but the quality is exceptional

Thank Labienus
Reviewed 1 April 2016

This is a good private museum of african arts located in the old town. The collection is small though. Open 7/7 days and entrance fee 8 CHF. MEG Geneva has more to offer and with free entrance.

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Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

Nice collection from different ages and origines Small and limited size actually Quiet and pleasant A bit expensive My recommendation: nice to see once.

Thank TCARBONNEL
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Having been here years ago, it was great to see the new exhibition. Well curated, very select and excellent pieces. A gem in Geneva and definitely worth a stop.

Thank Daniel T
Reviewed 8 October 2015

This Museum has a a huge collection and the exhibitions change a few times a year. It is magnificent and worthwhile the visit.

Thank Steven G
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Definitely worth a visit. Some lovely exhibits imaginatively lit. There's more to it than meets the eye. Allow 1 hr to do it justice.

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 2 July 2015

This museum is just steps away from the cathedral and the Maison Tavel. It is small, although on 3 floors. When I visited (last week of June 2015), the exhibit was art from Nigeria: fascinating ceremonial masks, carved ivory, copper and bronze bracelets and anklets,...More

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