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Barbier-Mueller Museum (Musee Barbier-Mueller)

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Reviewed 31 October 2018

Simply the best examples of African, Oceanic, and prehistoric sculpture that I have ever seen. This gem of a small museum is in the Old Town of Geneva, Switzerland, which itself is a delight for old streets, and convivial sidewalk cafes and warm restaurants. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tony R
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

I don’t think that anyone can deny that the quality of the pieces in this museum are short of exceptional, however, for the price, the collection was much smaller than expected, and each piece lacked information regarding where they came from. Yes, one got the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ayushman N
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Am not very big into the arts. But some of the stuff here even made me appreciate the artistry and quality of work put in.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank sunnyahuja4586
Reviewed 3 June 2016

The exhibits are changing every few month and it is always a great experience. Showing how money or swap items have directed the world for many centuries and in practically in each countries is a marvelous trip through time and space.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Steven G
Reviewed 14 April 2016

For all amateurs of primitive art, this is THE place, with always changing exhibitions; not many objects displayed at the time, but the quality is exceptional

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Labienus
Reviewed 1 April 2016

This is a good private museum of african arts located in the old town. The collection is small though. Open 7/7 days and entrance fee 8 CHF. MEG Geneva has more to offer and with free entrance.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank incahueca
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

Nice collection from different ages and origines Small and limited size actually Quiet and pleasant A bit expensive My recommendation: nice to see once.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank TCARBONNEL
Reviewed 23 November 2015

Having been here years ago, it was great to see the new exhibition. Well curated, very select and excellent pieces. A gem in Geneva and definitely worth a stop.

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank DTAsia
Reviewed 8 October 2015

This Museum has a a huge collection and the exhibitions change a few times a year. It is magnificent and worthwhile the visit.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Steven G
Reviewed 3 September 2015

Definitely worth a visit. Some lovely exhibits imaginatively lit. There's more to it than meets the eye. Allow 1 hr to do it justice.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Paul T
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