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Museum of Oriental Art

 The Civic Museum of Oriental Art, located near Piazza dell Unità d'Italia, is a small but delightful museum.
Civico Museo d’Arte Orientale
 Almost like a story, the exhibit begins with the relationship between Trieste and the Orient, which started in the eighteenth century and expanded in the nineteenth century, with the Austrian Lloyd ships that set sail from Trieste and travelled through the Suez Canal to the distant coasts of India, China and Japan.

Thanks to this trade, we can now admire beautiful collections of embroidered silk clothing and fabrics from the late Qing Dynasty (nineteenth century), porcelain from the Song Dynasty (eleventh to thirteenth century) to the Late Qing Dynasty (nineteenth century), sculpture and objects from China associated with Confucianism, Daoism and Buddhism, as well as porcelain, kimonos and masks from Japanese kabuki folk theatre.
Civico Museo d’Arte Orientale
 The true highlights of the museum, however, are undoubtedly the unique collection of prints by the great masters of Japanese Art, such as Hiroshige and Hokusai, including the world-famous Great Wave, which greatly influenced Western graphic art, and a rich collection of arms and armour with its incredible Samurai armour and extremely sharp and lethal katana and wakizashi swords.
Group booking
The group leader must ensure interpersonal distancing of at least one meter between members, except for cohabiting groups.
In consideration of the organization of the spaces of the individual museum structures, the composition of each group is allowed:

in the maximum number of 15 people for the Revoltella Museum, the Winckelmann Museum of Antiquities, the War Museum for Peace "Diego de Henriquez", the Risiera di San Sabba-National Monument, the Castle of San Giusto - Armeria and Lapidario Tergestino to the Lalio Bastion;

in the maximum number of 10 people for the "Carlo Schmidl" Theater Museum, the Sartorio Museum, the Museum of Oriental Art, the Museum of the Risorgimento and the Oberdan Memorial, the Documentation Center of the Foiba di Basovizza, the Museum of Natural History;

in the maximum number of 5 people for the Swabian Museum, the Joyce Museum, the Petrarchesco-Piccolomineo Museum.

Reservations (max 1 group every 15 minutes) can be made from the home page of the single Museum which directs interested parties to the Midaticket portal; to the e-mail address of the individual Museum; by calling the Museum directly during opening hours.
TELEPHONE BOOKINGS ARE ACTIVATED FOR THE FOLLOWING MUSEUMS
Civico Museo d'Antichità J. J. Winckelmann - www.museoantichitawinckelmann.it - Tel. +39 040 310500 (tuesday-friday 10am-5pm, monday closed)

Civico Museo Sartorio - www.museosartorio.it - Tel. +39 040 675 9321 (thursday-friday 10am-5pm)

Civico Museo d'Arte Orientale - www.museoarteorientaletrieste.it Tel. +39 040 322 0736 (thursday-friday 10am-5pm)

Museo del Mare Magazzino 26 www.museodelmaretrieste.it - Tel. +39 345 7159132 (thursday-sunday 10am-5pm) [TEMPORARILY CLOSED]
Museo d'Arte Orientale (Museum of Oriental Art)
palazzetto Leo
via San Sebastiano 1
tel. +39 040 322 0736
museoarteorientale@comune.trieste.it

free entry
opening hours on the museum's website


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