Guided visit

Summer special: an object, a sound, a story: discovering the Japan of the samurais In French only

Tuesday 18 July 2023, 15:00

Armure au dragon et bonji

Family visit to discover an aspect of the rich collections of the MEG. Library and permanent exhibition. Tuesday, July 18, 3.00 p.m. In French only.

As part of the "Partir en livres" program whose theme for this summer is freedom, let's discover how a young slave freed himself from slavery on the African coast and became a samurai thanks to the friendship of his lord. After looking at the samurai objects in the permanent exhibition, let's discover Yasuke's story in the music room of the library. The visit ends by listening to the "Ballad of the Samurai".

Places are limited and booking is obligatory by email to, specifying your name, first name, telephone number and the number of people accompanying you.

Date de dernière mise à jour de l'événement 15.02.2023
© MEG, Johnathan Watts

Practical informations

Bibliothèque du musée d'Ethnographie de Genève (MEG)

Carl-Vogt 65, 1205 Genève -

+41 22 418 45 60

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Family and kids

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