Musée national des arts asiatiques Guimet
6 Place d'Iéna, 75116 Paris, France
About Musée national des arts asiatiques Guimet
The National Museum of Asian Arts - Guimet is an Asian art museum located in Paris , inaugurated in 1889. It bears the name of Émile Guimet, an industrialist and scholar from Lyon who, thanks to his travels, brings together important collections of Asian art objects. It brings together, over an area of 4000 m², many masterpieces of this continent. Some of the museum's artifacts were collected from Southeast Asia by French authorities during the colonial period.
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