Rendez-vous in the Musée des arts asiatiques - Musée Guimet

Rendez-vous in the Musée des arts asiatiques - Musée Guimet 6 place d'Iéna 75016 Paris fr

The largest  collection of Asian Art in Europe !

Since it was created by Emile Guimet in 1889, the museum has never stopped acquiring new treasures for its collections. Time does not stand still at the Guimet Museum: its designed interior gives pride of place to contemporary work alongside artefacts representing five milleniums of Asian art.

With its rich collections of Afghan buddhas, Indian fabrics, Angkor treasures, samurai armors, Chinese and Japanese artworks, the Guimet Museum offers a unique opportunity to explore the manifold cultures of Asia.

How to get there

  •  By Metro : Iéna (closest stop) /Trocadéro/Boissière (lines 9  and 6)
  • By Bus: numbers 63, 82, 32, 22 and 30
  • By car: Underground parking is available on Avenue Kléber and Avenue George V (near the place de l’Alma).
  • By Taxi: there is a taxi stand on Avenue d’Iéna in front of the museum.


Musée national des arts asiatiques Guimet
6, place d’Iéna
75116 Paris
Tél : +33 1 56 52 53 00
Fax : +33 1 56 52 53 54

Things to see


  • René Magritte: The treachery of images at the Centre Pompidou in Paris

    © Centre Pompidou, mnam-cci /Dist. RMN-GP, Photo : G. Meguerditchian © Adagp, Paris 2015

    From September 21, 2016 to January 23, 2017
    Paris’s Centre Pompidou unveils an exhibition dedicated to René Magritte’s surrealist work, and his idea that words can be shown in images   
  • FIAC - International Contemporary Art Fair

    © FIAC/Marc Domage

    From October 20, 2016 to October 23, 2016
    Every autumn, enthusiasts and collectors flock to the French capital for the International Contemporary Art Fair, one of the major events on the contemporary art scene.
  • REMBRANDT at the Musée Jacquemart-André in Paris

    © Paris, Musée Jacquemart-André – Institut de France/Culturespaces-Musée Jacquemart-André

    From September 16, 2016 to January 23, 2017
    Based around 3 Rembrandt masterpieces held at the Musée Jacquemart-André, this exhibition retraces the pivotal moments through this major Dutch artist’s career.  

Point of interest

  • Rendez-vous in Espace Dali

    © Espace Dali

    In the heart of Montmartre, ESPACE DALÍ presents the unique permanent exhibition in France entirely devoted to the master of surrealism, and more particularly to his sculptures and engravings.
  • Rendez-vous at Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral

    © ViaFrance

    Majestic bell towers, sky-scraping steeple and flying butresses, stained glass windows and great organ: Notre-Dame is one of the most fascinating buildings in Paris.
  • Rendez-vous at the Sainte-Chapelle in Paris

    © Centre des monuments nationaux. David Bordes

    A sumptuous, intimate chapel with remarkable stained glass windows.
  • The Centre Pompidou

    © Gilles Targat / CRT PIdF

    Explore the world of contemporary and modern art at the Centre Pompidou in Paris, which also offers a green space in the city centre.
  • Rendez-vous at the Centre Pompidou

    © Centre Pompidou / P. Migeat

    The Centre Pompidou, the most beautiful view of Paris, the biggest collection of modern and contemporary art in Europe, 25 exhibitions which make event every year, cinema, theater, concerts, conferences : the art of our time, for all the people.
  • Rendez-vous at the Musée Picasso Paris

    © Musée Picasso Paris / Béatrice Hatala

    Situé en plein cœur de Paris, dans le quartier du Marais, l’Hôtel Salé abrite le musée Picasso, où sont réunies plus de 5 000 œuvres du maître Pablo Picasso.
  • Opening of the Caves du Louvre

    © Caves du Louvre - DR

    Articulated around five senses, go off to explore some wine in Parisian basement!
  • Rendez-vous at the Victor Hugo's Houses Paris / Guernesey

    © Didier Messina/Maisons de Victor Hugo/ Roger Viollet

    The museum presents two temporary exhibitions per year, highlighting the works of the collection and Victor Hugo’s talent as a visionary illustrator.
  • Rendez-vous at the Panthéon

    © Centre des monuments nationaux - Caroline Rose

    The Pantheon, a temple dedicated to the memory of the men and women who have marked French history since the Revolution.
  • The Louvre Museum

    © Flickr - CC - Manuel

    A must-see museum - majestic, magnificent, magical. The biggest museum in Europe, the Louvre has not always been a wonderful museum visited by nearly 9 million visitors each year.
  • Rendez-vous at the Musée du Luxembourg in Paris

    © OTCP/Daniel Thierry

    At the heart of the Jardin du Luxembourg, in the 6th arrondissement in Paris, the Musée du Luxembourg is one of the most significant places of temporary exhibitions in the capital.   
  • Rendez-vous at the Grand Rex in Paris

    © CRT Paris-Île-de-France/H.Giansily

    An iconic Parisian movie theatre since 1932, the Grand Rex towers over the Grands Boulevards. Its basement houses the Rex Club, a hotspot for Parisian nights out featuring electro music. 
  • Rendez-vous in Paris

    © Hervé Le Gac - ATOUT FRANCE

    Paris has something for everyone in a multifaceted, magical, mythical... Paris is a multifaceted, magical, mythical & surprising city of romance. You can discover number of events here in one of the most beautiful cities of the world.
  • Orsay Museum

    © V.Castro/SipaPress/CRT PIdF

    Initially designed ans destined to be a central train station, Orsay has been converted into a a museum of art in the 80's.