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Benesse House Museum

Closes in 28 min: 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Godanji, Naoshima-cho, Kagawa-gun 761-3110, Kagawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Surely the Benesse House is one of the main reasons you are in Naoshima. The site specific installations and works are something to experience yourself. We obviously visited during low season so there was a lot of space and time to plow through, experience and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank weiwei_sg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are a number of different installations and some very interesting ones. You cannot take a bicycle here but there is a shuttle bus and the walk is not too bad, either.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MunichEricJ
Reviewed 22 October 2018

This is a very nicely designed buiding housing some exquisite pieces ranging from the 1970's to early 2000. It has some outside space giving views over the water also. Well worth the visit

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 187147George
Reviewed 29 September 2018

We visited here during a brief stay in Naoshima and enjoyed it a lot. This museum has extremely interesting art (at least in our view) that is displayed in very interesting ways. The visit was really memorable and I would be sure to come here...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

The site of the Museum offers beautiful views of the surrounding seas. Unfortunately once you enter the cavernous Museum space you realize that there is virtually nothing on display and the quality of what there is is disappointing. The artworks displayed outside also disappoint and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

There is a tremendous amount of different art displayed here, in a very engaging building. Recommended!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Emiel D
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

It should come as no surprise considering the amount of exposure the neighboring Chichu Art museum garners - but it does none the less. Ando’s masterful manipulation of space/ light creates a series of beautiful rooms that are filled with a selection of works by...More

1  Thank JDDraffin
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

It does cost but you get plenty in return. Immaculate service, great room with views that are hard to beat, your own big art gallery to wander about in, and fine dining of a high standard. Plus all the architecture and art works that can...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dennis J
Reviewed 19 August 2018

The museum is home to some interesting art work, quite a vast building and art well presented.There is a small beach within walking distance (recommended) and also some outside art features.It does get very busy.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Wendy119186363
Reviewed 20 July 2018

All displayed in this wonderful building, this is a fabulous collection & the highlight of our visit to the island. Very disappointing not being allowed to take photographs though.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Sandy S
12 October 2018|
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Response from ciaobella171 | Reviewed this property |
You may have figured this out. We did not pre order any tickets to any museum while we were there. They were all fairly short lines if any at all. We bought them on the spot. We did check times/dates though because some... More