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Pacific Asia Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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nice place to visit

If you like Asian art, this is a good place to visit, although the Indian holdings are not better... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Claremont, California
Delightful Asian Gallery

A small gallery offering some wonderful artifacts from south east asia, the pacific islands, the... read more

Reviewed March 25, 2018
Bruno S
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“gift shop”(9 reviews)
“silk road”(3 reviews)
“oriental art”(3 reviews)
The mission of this museum is to preserve, present and interpret the arts and culture of the Pacific Islands and Asia in order to promote appreciation of these cultures.
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46 N Los Robles Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101-2071
+1 626-449-2742
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Along with The Norton Simon Museum and the soon to close its doors Pasadena Museum of California Art this small museum ...housed in a replica of a 19th century Mandarin's house ... lifts Pasadena into not only its fame as the "Rose City" but into...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting collection of changing exhibits of art from Asian countries in a 2 story courtyard building.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like Asian art, this is a good place to visit, although the Indian holdings are not better than the Norton Simon nearby. Still, well worth a visit to check things out.

Thank haohuangpianist
Reviewed August 9, 2018

A small museum with well described items clearly divided into multiple sections: Japan, China, Korea, India, Pacific Islands etc. I actually enjoyed what I think was an area dedicated to the kids most of all, “The Silk Road”. I learned so much about the Silk...More

Thank sazoram
Reviewed May 23, 2018

I have been a member for many years but this was my first visit since a year and a half long restoration. While we are members, we came on free Sunday just because it fit our schedule. It was not crowded and we enjoyed our...More

Thank Kenneth L
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

A small gallery offering some wonderful artifacts from south east asia, the pacific islands, the Himalayas and a silk road exhibit. The building has the look of a Chinese Imperial palace and has a beautiful courtyard and pond. Renovations seem to be ongoing and it...More

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Reviewed February 28, 2018

We had a few hours to spare so we decided to visit this museum. Its right in the Colorado Blvd area. The museum outlined the history of the different Chinese dynasties. But it is not limited to Asia. There was a special exhibition on Mexican...More

Thank DMUH
Reviewed January 22, 2018

This is a small museum of Asian history, concentrating on religious artifacts of Asian regions. It's mainly of interest to people who have traveled to these areas and have some familiarity with the people and the places of Asia; we found several things in the...More

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Reviewed September 22, 2017

This is a super good museum for Asian art. Art from all over the Asian countries. Currently there's a massive renovation going on in this museum. Imagine a super good museum becoming even better great excellent.

Thank PilotMichael
Reviewed July 9, 2017

This is such an excellent place to go and get some quick culture for a date or even for a day to day thing. There is so much here that if you want a quick glance you can def so that or if you want...More

Thank Goshen747
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