The Ann & Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Museum: The Samurai Collection has been selectively amassed by Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller and their children over the past 25 years. The museum is located in Dallas’ district of HARWOOD at the historic St. Ann’s School. Centuries of craftsmanship are represented in the collection, with objects dating from the seventh to nineteenth centuries. Samurai masterpieces, including suits of armor, helmets, masks, horse armor, and weaponry are on display in the Museum. The collection is accompanied by a traveling exhibition consisting of 140 objects that has been seen by over 1.3 million visitors worldwide since 2011.
The Samurai Collection is the permanent home in Dallas for the Barbier-Mueller's collection and the objects are rotated through the Museum twice annually. The Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday and always free to the public. See below for visitor hours and to find out more about the recurring events.
2501 N. Harwood St.
HARWOOD, Dallas, Texas
Second floor of St. Ann
HOURS + CONTACT
Tuesday: 11 AM - 8 PM
Wednesday - Saturday: 11 AM - 6 PM
Sunday: 11 AM - 5 PM
Samurai: Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection
The samurai exhibition takes visitors on a journey back in time to discover the life, culture, and pageantry of the revered and feared Japanese.
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