This unique museum houses a fine collection of ceramics, jades, bronzes and much more from China, Japan, Korea and Southeast Asia.  The Museum of East Asian Art is the only museum in the UK dedicated solely to arts and cultures of East and Southeast Asia.

Just a few metres off The Circus in central Bath, is one of the most unique art collections in England – The Museum of East Asian Art. Situated in a restored Georgian house, the Museum attracts the interest of students, scholars and tourists, and also has a loyal local following.

12 Bennett Street , Bath BA1 2QJ
+ 44 (0) 1225 464640

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Since opening to the public in April 1993, the Museum has gone from strength to strength, and has become one of the most extensive collections of East Asian art outside London. With a collection of almost 2,000 objects, ranging in date from c.5000 BC to the present day, the Museum offers its visitors a wonderful insight into the art and cultures of China, Japan, Korea and Southeast Asia. With one of the most comprehensive jade collections in the UK and some of the finest bamboo carvings in Europe, the collection uncovers the finest achievements in East Asian craftsmanship.

The Museum’s excellent and wide ranging collection is interpreted in a lively and innovative manner. Particular attention is given to the Museum’s educational role, with special exhibitions, an active events programme and new publications designed to encourage a greater understanding of East Asian art and cultures.

 

 

Prices

The museum is a registered educational charity, the charges below assist with the funding of the museum.

Adults £5.00
Senior citizens £4.00
Students (with ID) Free
Children under 16 Free
Museum shop entrance Free

Opening Hours

Tuesday – Saturday 10:00 – 17:00

Sunday 12:00 – 17:00

Last admission to the museum is at 16:30.

Closed on Mondays