Oriental Art Museum Edoardo Chiossone

The Museum houses the largest, most precious and most varied collection of Japanese art in Italy
Museum of Oriental Art Edoardo Chiossone

The Museum of Oriental Art Edoardo Chiossone offers a very rich heritage of Japanese and Oriental art collected in Japan in the Meiji period by the Genoese engraver Edoardo Chiossone.

The museum is housed in the splendid building designed by the rationalist architect Mario Labò in Villetta di Negro park, in the city centre (go to route 7). It contains over 20,000 pieces including paintings, polychrome prints, enamels, ceramics, lacquers, porcelain, weapons and armor, musical instruments, theatrical masks, costumes, fabrics and a rich collection of large sculptures from China and Siam.

The Ukiyoe collection, known throughout the world, contains paintings by Harunobu, Utamaro, Hiroshige and Hokusai.

Piazzale Giuseppe Mazzini 4, Genova

Visit museum website for more informations on opening and closing times

Tickets: full price €5; reduced € 3 (disabled, over 65 EU citizens, Ducale Card holders). Museum card. Free admission for all EU citizens from 0 to 18 years, disabled companions, Sundays for residents of the Municipality of Genoa, national tourist guides with card, teachers and students of the faculties of architecture, cultural heritage, literature and philosophy, academies of beauty arts from the University of Genoa, education sciences and degree courses in literature or literary subjects with an archaeological or historical-artistic focus, ICOM members, teachers with a school card. Groups or groups of students from EU public and private schools, by reservation.

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