Musée Guimet is a little known museum 10 minutes from the Eiffel Tower. The museum has top asian art collections, specially khmer art from Cambodia, once ruled by France. One of the best kept secrets in town. Paris museums.
The little known Musee Guimet in Paris is one of the best Asian art museums in the world.
The collections are the results of one hundred years of passionate search since 1876 by industrialist Emile Guimet and many other lovers of Asian art. The Musée Guimet covers most of Asia from India to Japan, with outstanding Khmer art collections. The modern interior architecture of the museum was designed by Architect Henri Gaudin.
We recommend this remarkable out of the beaten track museum, close to Eiffel Tower and Palais de Chaillot.
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Paris metro: Iéna metro station on line 9