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"The Guimet Museum is renowned for its extensive collection of Asian art. Named after its founder, industrialist and collector Émile Étienne Guimet, the museum was established in 1889. It houses one of the largest and most comprehensive collections of Asian art outside Asia, spanning cultures from Afghanistan to Japan. The museum's collections include sculptures, ceramics, textiles, paintings, and religious artifacts, showcasing the artistic traditions and cultural heritage of Asia over millennia. Highlights of the museum include its impressive displays of Buddhist art from India, China, Japan, and Southeast Asia, as well as artifacts from ancient civilizations such as the Khmer Empire. The Guimet Museum is celebrated for its role in promoting intercultural dialogue and understanding through exhibitions, educational programs, and scholarly research. It remains a vital hub for exploring and appreciating the rich diversity of Asian cultures in the heart of Paris. "
"The Guimet Museum has one of the largest collections of Asian art outside of Asia. The museum harbored collections of the Kabul Museum, with archaeological pieces from the Greco-Bactrian city of Ai-Khanoum, and the Indo-Scythian treasure of Tillia Tepe. Address: 6 Pl. d'Iéna, 75116 Paris, France Opening hours: Wednesday- Monday 10:00-18:00 CLOSED on Tuesdays Ticket price: 11,5€ Getting there: LINE 9 Métro station Iéna LINE 6 Métro station Boissière "
"FREE the first Sunday of the month."
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