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Otsuka Museum of Art

Naruto-cho, Naruto 772-0053, Tokushima Prefecture
+81 88-687-3737
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Nice collection of art, but all just copies. Way to spend so much when you can just put a similar poster on the wall

Nice collection of art, but all just copies. Way to spend so much when you can just put a similar... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2017
Shlomi T
Nagano, Japan
A place good for art lovers

I love the idea of the museum to use ceramic boards to replicate artwork for preservation and... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2017
Hong Kong, China
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Naruto-cho, Naruto 772-0053, Tokushima Prefecture
+81 88-687-3737
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Reviewed 12 May 2017

Nice collection of art, but all just copies. Way to spend so much when you can just put a similar poster on the wall. They have spent so much money on this museum, they should have had some nice original art in there too. Entry...More

Thank Shlomi T
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I love the idea of the museum to use ceramic boards to replicate artwork for preservation and education. Yes, the entrance fee is expensive and the travelling fee to and from Naruto is high. Still, it is worthy to visit. There are replicates of more...More

Thank gingerbrownie
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Where else but in Japan would a billionaire spend half a billion setting up an enormous art museum and then fill it with fake art? But somehow it works. We spent most of the day here and had to rush to finish seeing every room....More

3  Thank Craig C
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

I was a bit apprehensive about the idea of a museum filled with reproductions, but I took a friend's advice and went - much to much great pleasure! It was a great chance to get an overview of European art history. It is easy to...More

1  Thank Susanne E
Reviewed 8 June 2016

We decided to visit this museum despite its expensive admission charges because of hundreds of positive reviews on Trip Advisor. What a disappointment! The museum is a thinly veiled homage to its creator, the Otsuka Corporation who specialises in casting large ceramic panels of the...More

1  Thank John M
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

Display replicas of the world's most famous art works including whole entire structures like the interior of the Sistine Chapel - how does that work? It depends, of course but if you consider that the vast majority of the museum's visitor's will never have a...More

Thank AhasverSaoPaulo
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

I could not believe the number of works there and the many areas that they were in. Amazing to have all of the worlds best art work shown in one place. The reproductions are very impressive especially the cave drawings and art work on the...More

Thank MaurTee
Reviewed 4 June 2015

The place is pretty big and divided into mainly 3 floors, featuring huge collection of reproduced art pieces onto ceramics over the history of arts. One can find many famous art pieces from Medieval time to Renaissance, and modern art. Take as much as one...More

1  Thank Hang C
Reviewed 2 June 2015

I was there some years ago. It has been founded by the owner of a big company producing everything. If you are Italian you are not so excited, but when I asked why it was built, the answer was: to give the possibility to Japanese...More

1  Thank Pinko07
Reviewed 7 May 2015

It was a great fun to watch so----o many world famous paintings, and all of them are imitated and frozen in ceramic plates. It must be said that the job to decide which picture is to take into the collection and which not, must be...More

Thank asamura
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