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Fondation Baur Musée des Arts d'Extrême-Orient

The collections of the Baur Foundation, Museum of Far Eastern Art, comprise some 9000 Chinese and Japanese art objects, housed in an elegant late 19th century town house. Acquired by the Swiss collector Alfred Baur (1865-1951) over a period of some 45 years, these exquisite works of art include Chinese imperial ceramic ware, jades and snuff bottles from the 10th to the 19th centuries, as well as Japanese prints, lacquer, netsuke, and sword fittings. Since 1995, several donations, notably of Chinese lacquer ware, export ceramics, Chinese and Japanese textiles and an important collection of objects for the Japanese Tea Ceremony, have further enriched the museum’s collections. Altogether, these represent the largest collections of Far Eastern art open to the public in Switzerland. Temporary exhibitions are regularly organized several times a year.

This museum greets you in the following languages: D/F/E
Opening 1964

Baur Foundation, Museum of Far Eastern Art
Baur Foundation, Museum of Far Eastern Art
The japanese garden of the museum
The japanese garden of the museum
  • Art
    Art
  • History
    History

Location of the museum

Rue Munier-Romilly 8
1206 Genève

Location/directions

Rue Munier-Romilly 8, près de l'Eglise russe

Open

Tuesday to Sunday from 2pm to 6 pm

Admission

Permanent collection
– Adults: CHF 10.-
– Students, seniors and
unemployed: CHF 5.-
– Free of charge: AMS/VMS, ICOM, Press, children under 16

Temporary exhibitions (includes permanent collections)
– Adults: CHF 15.-
– Students, seniors and
unemployed: CHF 10.-
– Free of charge: AMS/VMS, ICOM, Press, children under 16

Contact

Fondation Baur Musée des Arts d'Extrême-Orient
Rue Munier-Romilly 8
1206 Genève
022 704 32 82 Telephone
022 789 18 45 Fax
musee@fondationbaur.ch
http://www.fondationbaur.ch
  • Member of the Swiss Museums Association.
    Member of the Swiss Museums Association.
  • Very good accessibility with public transport
    Very good accessibility with public transport