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National Museum of Korea

National Museum of Korea

Since its establishment as the Imperial Museum of the Korean Empire in Seoul in 1909, the museum has been relocated many times. Today the National Museum of Korea (NMK) is located in Yongsan, Seoul.  Read More

National Museums of World Culture, Sweden

National Museums of World Culture, Sweden

The National Museums of World Culture in Sweden was established in 1999 as the result of a national initiative to link the international museum collections in Sweden to the globalization process. The organization consists of four museums; The Museum Ethnography, the Museum of Far-Eastern Antiquities, the Museum of Mediterranean and Near-Eastern Antiquities and the Museum of World Culture.  Read More

Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia

Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia

The Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia, in Kuala Lumpur, is one of the world’s youngest museums, and is committed to giving exposure to different Islamic cultures.  Read More

The Asia and Pacific Museum in Warsaw, Poland

The Asia and Pacific Museum in Warsaw, Poland

The Asia and Pacific Museum in Warsaw, Poland was founded in 1973, based on the private Indonesian collection of Andrzej Wawrzyniak, sailor and diplomat, appointed its director for lifetime. Since then the public Museum, the only one in Poland devoted exclusively to the cultures of Asia and Oceania.  Read More

Durham University Oriental Museum, United Kingdom

Durham University Oriental Museum, United Kingdom

The Oriental Museum is the Asian art, antiquities, and material culture museum of Durham University in England. It was opened in 1960, to house and display a remarkable collection, of world renown, covering the entire range of human history and prehistory.  Read More

Chester Beatty Library, Ireland

Chester Beatty Library, Ireland

The Chester Beatty Library, Dublin, Ireland, is a public charitable trust established under the will of the late Sir Alfred Chester Beatty, which was granted probate in 1969. The Library is in the ownership of a Board of Trustees who holds it for the use and benefit of the public.  Read More

Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

The Vietnam Museum of Ethnology (VME) in Hanoi is a place to preserve and exhibit the collections of the 54 ethnic groups who live in Viet Nam.  Read More

Victoria and Albert Museum, United Kingdom

Victoria and Albert Museum, United Kingdom

The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, is the world’s greatest museum of art and design, with collections unrivalled in their scope and diversity. Discover 3000 years’ worth of amazing artefacts from many of the world’s richest cultures including ceramics, furniture, fashion, glass, jewellery,  Read More

National Museum of Indonesia

National Museum of Indonesia

The National Museum Indonesia, in Jakarta is well-known among the Indonesian people. They call it “the Elephant Museum“ (Museum Gajah) because of the large bronze statue of an elephant standing in the front. It was presented by King Chulalongkorn of Siam (Thailand) when he paid a state visit to the museum in 1871.   Read More

Edoardo Chiossone Museum of Oriental Art, Italy

Edoardo Chiossone Museum of Oriental Art, Italy

The Chiossone Museum of Oriental Art (Museo d’Arte Orientale Edoardo Chiossone) in Italy hosts a valuable patrimony of Japanese and Chinese art gathered in Japan during the Meiji period by Edoardo Chiossone (Genoa 1833 – Tokyo 1898), a refined artist, an engraver of great talent and extraordinary technical ability.  Read More

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