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Museum of Western and Eastern Art

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The art is nice, but i found the building important as well

The art is not bad for a city like Odessa, but I was more interested in the building. There are not... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
jve0165
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Antwerp, Belgium
Interesting place to visit

There are a lot of interesting things to see. Also there is private artist's works exhibition... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2017
Sergei K
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Odessa Museum of Western and Oriental Art is one of the largest museums of Ukraine on artistic and historical value of the collection. The museum was founded in 1924 on the basis of collections of Novorossiysk Imperial University, the City of Odessa...more
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Pushkinskaya St., 9, Odessa 65026, Ukraine
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

An interesting museum divided into 3 parts. Regretfully there are very few visitors. The personnel puts on the lights when you come into a hall and turns them out when you exit. The very antique part is very interesting with statues from the Greek era....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

I recently visited this museum & was surprised that it has such an eclectic mix of exhibits. I began on the ground floor in the Eastern section which houses precious artefacts from India, China & Tibet etc. many of which were nicely arranged in cabinets....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

The art is not bad for a city like Odessa, but I was more interested in the building. There are not so many 19th century building you can visit and get an idea how live was in that time. The price is low, so I...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank jve0165
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Number 1 is an oil portrait of Count Richelieu in the central hall of the second floor. Also portraits of the Black Sea heroes-Count Vorontsov and Achilles (tapestry). Replica of the "Night Watch" is oil-canvas "Cordegardy", portraits of the Evangelists Luke and John, and many...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Viktor K
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

For me 3 hours were not enough! About building: this palace was built around 1850 in eclectic style. Unfortunately inside the building just several rooms remain in the original rococo and baroque decor style, but they are some of the biggest ones. On the second...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Tata_Queen
Reviewed 13 January 2018

It is a small museum, and most collections are oil paintings. A few of them are from famous masters. The staff, old ladies, are all very nice, but the museum did not use much artificial lighting so the windows are opened which gives too much...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Lingang
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

The sculpture room is closed. The security guard is rude. If you take someplace underconstruction you may close the door or put a sign. If you do not do that you do not have the right to talk people loudly. Museum personel has no idea...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Onur A
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

This is museum is located in a beautiful old building which is still in style. The collection is not world shocking but of a good quality. There are paintings of many interesting and sometimes well known painters throughout the ages and from different countries, categorised...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank PH v
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

There are a lot of interesting things to see. Also there is private artist's works exhibition available.

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Sergei K
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Don't have to much expectation of the collection but they do have a few nice pieces of art. Personally I liked their Eastern Collection, not very extensive but interesting pieces. The price should not withhold you of a visit.

Date of experience: October 2016
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