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Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena

Categories: Art Museums, Museums
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3.8/5 based on 80+ reviews on the web
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  • This was always a hidden gem. It was recently put under the supervision of the University of Southern California and is being refurbished. Check the web, but it's currently supposed to reopen in May 2...  read more »
  • Loved the building, a replica of a Beijing palace, currently a special exhibit from China, Ming Dynasty tombs, lots of bling, gold jewelry, gems in this. 18 dollars covers the special exhibit and othe...  read more »
  • We have been here in field trips and the kids absolutely love the beautiful art work and sculpture. Although I do not think babies and toddlers would enjoy, older kids and adults will definitely appre...  read more »
  • I've visited twice so far. It is peaceful, few people, nice main collection of wooden statues and their book reading room is awesome because they have cultural clothing one can wear and take fun pictures with. Their center court is beautiful, with a mini koi pond and several stone statues. The epic clothing in the gift shop is all marked down, yet still above an average budget, in my opinion. Will visit again eventually.
  • A quaint Asian museum in the heart of old Pasadena. The general admission is free for the permanent exhibits but there is a fee for other art galleries. The PAM is a small museum with a tiny garden and a pond filled with koi fishes.
  • Must have driven by a million times before I actually stopped. You could loose a day here looking at everything in the museum. However, if looking at beautiful pieces of history is not your groove -go there for the gardens, the quite, and the serenity. This is a wonderful site and museum.
  • A hidden gem that fortunately not enough people know about. Went to the free 2nd Sundays and renewed my membership for a discount. Great program that day with presentations and of course, the exhibitions were in fine form.
  • Paid extra for The Real Taste (Ming dynasty) exhibit, was disappointed with most of the exhibit. Short, not enough items, and lacking furniture (what Ming is well-known for) $18 per person is a bit too much. Will be visiting the sunrider collection next time...
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