Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities, Stockholm

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The Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities, Stockholm, Sweden. It is a public museum launched by Sweden's Parliament in 1926, with the Swedish archaeologist Johan Gunnar Andersson as founding director. The museum was originally based mainly on Andersson's groundbreaking discoveries in China, during the 1920s, of a hitherto unknown East Asian prehistory. The museum today has wide-ranging collections and exhibits of Asian archeology, classical arts, and culture, and a large Asia research library open to the public. The last time the museum published a comprehensive catalog was 1963 . The museum also publishes an annual journal focused on research on ancient East Asia, the Bulletin of the Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities.The museum is located on Skeppsholmen in the building Tyghuset.
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  • Should be located next to the Museum of modern art museum. In why to Stockholm and I wondered. Exhibited in China, Japan, India, Korea, China has exhibited in chronological, which offers 1. Japan, Edo period, India, miniature paintings, Korea? Despite free admission not as popular, people are so low you can see slowly your heart's content
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  • I was very impressed with the amazing collection of Chinese objects in this museum and the interesting way they designed the exhibition hall. Loved all of the Tang ladies and horses. I was somewhat le...  more »
  • Is you stay longer in Stockholm yoimu should visit this museum. There is an amazing exibition of chinease porcelan from different dynasties, as well exibitions about other Far East nationalities.  more »
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  • Suprisingly good! Lockers provided for free. Origami room good fun for all ages. Interesting and really creative exhibitions and displays. Definitely worth a visit!
  • It is certainly an interesting looking museum with an interesting collection of art; mainly from China, Japan and Korea; the admission is free so a must visit.
  • Excellent arts and crafts area for children with a good range of craft materials and books. Bi or trilingual exhibitions (Swedish, English, Mandarin) at a high standard and a good size. Famous cafe has closed down. Nice shop.
  • One of the most underrated museums in Stockholm. The arrangement of artifacts regarding Chinese history is next level. The description is written in both Swedish and English. I could walk in this place for half a day. Also the interactive section for kids is really interesting. Very good in overall.
  • Full hostory of ancient China and Swedish contributions. The thing is that it's exposed in a non interesting nor interactive way. Old School museum.Free Admision
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