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Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities

Tyghusplan | Skeppsholmen, Stockholm, Sweden
+46 10 456 12 97
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Unexpected vast collection of rare beauty

This is free museum hosting an unexpected large collection - for a fan of Asian pottery, jewels... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bucharest, Romania
Good to combine with Modern Art museum -both free

A free museum a short walk from the Modern Art museum, this is housed in a building with long... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2017
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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The Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities is a vivid meeting place for Asian cultures, a forum for experiences and debate on Asia in the world, culturally and traditionally – both in the present and in the future.
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  • Average22%
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Tyghusplan | Skeppsholmen, Stockholm, Sweden
+46 10 456 12 97
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is free museum hosting an unexpected large collection - for a fan of Asian pottery, jewels, decors and other history bits and finds, this is 1-2 hours visit is worth taking. The Chinese collection is the most interesting. The museum can be combined with...More

Thank CristinaDeju
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

A free museum a short walk from the Modern Art museum, this is housed in a building with long corridors. It contains artefacts from China, Japan and Korea. The most interesting part for me was with the Buddhist and other sculptures.

Thank J H
Reviewed 7 May 2017

If you go to this museum you will probably go to the Moderna Museum the same day, so don't waste your time and go straight to the Moderna Museum. The collection is small and uninteresting. It is free though.

Thank antonio_r_g
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

I ended up in this museum during a day visit of Stockholm and I must say my time was not wasted there. I was surprised by the cleanliness of the space and the quality of the exposition. Here you will find pieces of Chinese, Korean,...More

Thank Tatiana E
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

After having seen some of the artefacts at their actual place of origin, this collection seemed very small and uninteresting. Korean section was the least satisfactori, Japanese a tiny bit better. Most of it is Chinese pieces with somewhat informative texts. Very little is interactive,...More

Thank Lillemusen
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Their netsuke and inro are topnotch. But the museum is rather small and since the biggest (Chinese) part didn't interest me too much, I was out after only 45 minutes. The exhibition was extremely small. Too small. But everything is free and they even have...More

Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Not on the same scale as the museum in San Francisco, but nonetheless a well-designed and curated museum of Asian art.

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Even if it is quite hidden and tiny, it is one of the most complete displays of art in China; I was surprised to find a stele, some very rare shang bronze vessels and a collection, small but complete of ceramics and statues from every...More

Thank NKG69
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Highlight was the Chinese exhibit. Approximately fifteen items per dynasty with informative text. From 2000 BC drinking vessels to 18th Century vases & plates. Also Japanese armour and artwork, statues from far east religions, Korean furniture. A short walk up path from 65 bus stop...More

Thank williamrowley
Reviewed 7 July 2016

I love asian art and so does my wife so we really wanted to come to this museum. To our delight, it was free and the collection, although not huge does have some incredible pieces and we very much enjoyed the collection from Japan and...More

Thank Oliver S
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