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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.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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avenue de la Paix 10, Geneva 1202, Switzerland
+41 22 418 54 50
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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

1  Thank Stirling B
Reviewed 1 January 2017

It is a beautiful museum full of pottery and porcelain. Exhibition shows porcelain from many European countries and the Middle and Far East too.The collection is the only one of its kind in Switzerland. The museum is located in Ariana park, few steps from the...More

2  Thank PavlaPavla
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Beautiful old neo- classic, neo baroque building that Gustave Revilliod built in 1877 to 1844 to house his private collection. Though I find paintings more to my liking, I was fully captivated and absorbed by beauty, diversity and vastness of the exhibits. Amazing place to...More

1  Thank xfooey
Reviewed 12 November 2016

If you like pottery and china, the museum is terrific. Historical overview is very clear and great pieces. Not sure how listening guide works as my wife and ai speak French so we relied on the written explanations on the cases. Look up and around...More

1  Thank mtd571
Reviewed 7 August 2016

quiet a boring Museum, consist of 2 stages old building full of ceramics and plates, there is a nice entrance garden in the outside..

Thank Sherif S
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Wonderful building with a fine collection of ceramics showing special ceramics exhibitions etc. Location close too the United Nations building and Red Cross museum

Thank Juliette G
Reviewed 5 August 2016

This free museum is worth a visit because of the building which is magnificent inside ad a wonderful collection of all kinds ceramics Very little of the exhibition is in English

Thank bradyboy2
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Back in 1980 the restoration of Geneva's Ariana Museum was the subject of considerable polemic. Should the 19th-century building be unchanged, as specified by Gustave Revilliod in his will, or improved with more modern technology? Should the magnificent staircase that was initially foreseen actually be...More

Thank 2plus2gva
Reviewed 15 July 2016

This is a ceramics museum but in a very nice building and surroundings. While the decriptions of the exhibits are in French, it is still worth a visit, free entry!

Thank JKWD
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