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Akita Museum Of Art

Closes in 17 min: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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The art displays are on the first to 3rd floor. There is an entry fee to the second and third... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2015
Leni U
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Yokosuka, Japan
Worth going for the stunning architecture

We enjoyed looking round this lovely museum, which is very close to Senshu Park. Worth going for... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2015
Louichan
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Tokyo
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30 Oct 2018
“Different example of an art museum”
5 Nov 2017
“Only if art interests you”
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Temporarily closed until April 6 for renovation.
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1-4-2 Nakadori, Akita 010-0001, Akita Prefecture
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+81 18-853-8686
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Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

Don't come here unless you are a big fan of Tsuguharu Foujita. Not much to see. "Event of Akita" is a huge piece mural painted by Foujita in1937 decorate the wall. Also on display are some other paintings (less than 20). However, it is really...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Exhibition showing the most important works of Tsuguharu Foujita. Huge impressive work in main hall. Rest not so interesting. Not worth the entrance fee

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Michael G
Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

I did not see the attraction to this place. Only benefit was the cost. Little over 300 yen, thus not a huge loss. Perhaps I have been to art museums all over the world and this one did not do it for me. For the...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Shawn H
Reviewed 4 November 2015

The art displays are on the first to 3rd floor. There is an entry fee to the second and third floor. I forgot how much but minimal. The displays were beautiful. The only one I can remember is the painting which occupied one wall of...More

Date of experience: October 2015
2  Thank Leni U
Reviewed 23 October 2015

The museum is worth visiting if you like architechture, because the first floor offers a view over a kind of water balcony (looking like a shallow pool). Besides one very large painting, the museam does not offer that much art to see.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank melfb2015
Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

Enthralled by the stunning architecture as well as the infinity lake on the second floor overlooking Senshu park. But the masterpiece "Events of Akita" painting is breathtaking and great example of 20th century Impressionism. Close by the station and by Senshu park.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank ArcadiaActual
Reviewed 7 May 2015

We enjoyed looking round this lovely museum, which is very close to Senshu Park. Worth going for the stunning design alone--designed by famous Japanese architect Tadao Ando. There is a relaxation area that looks out on to an amazing pool, with a great view of...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Louichan
Reviewed 15 February 2015

major Yayoi Kusama exhibition on three different sites in summer 2014. lovely helpful staff on hand to direct one to next site

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank anna-MArya
Reviewed 29 November 2014

as you enter the building, you will see a nice stairs constructions in front of you. Akita Museum of Art building was designed by the famous architect Tadao Ando. I can't stop taking picture of the stairs. When you go up the stairs and enter...More

Date of experience: November 2014
1  Thank MedaKawu
Reviewed 24 October 2014

It is quite a famous architecture. But we did not have time to get inside. as a walking distance from JR Akita, it is sure a place you must visit.

Date of experience: September 2014
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