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Art Museum Spots in Tottori Area

  • Tottori Sand Dunes Sand Museum
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    4.5
    611 Reviews
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    Tottori Pref. Tottorishi Fukubechouyuyama 2083-17
    This is an art museum on Prefectural Route 319 in Yuyama, Fukubecho, Tottori City where sand sculptures, sculptures carved from sand, are exhibited. Sculptures are produced and exhibited on differing themes each year under the concept of travel around the world in sand, such as “Renaissance in Italy” and “World Heritages in Asia”. The displays can only be appreciated during the exhibition as when the exhibition has finished the sculptures turn back into sand.

    I am completely an outsider when it comes to museums, but this sand museum made my day in Tottori. The sculptures were so beautiful and so are the stories behind them. I love every single minute...

  • Sohou Furusato Kan
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    Tottori Pref. Yonagoshi Kaikeonsen 3-1-1 Yonago City Tourist Center
    The Sohou Furusato Kan exhibits mainly dolls from the Edo period as well as dyed textile fabrics, jewelry and furnishings changing seasonally. The items were a collection of Masako Sakaguchi of Yonago City, taking half a life time to accumulate. Visitors can experience the valuable traditional culture.
  • Misasa Violin Museum (Tottori Violin Making School)
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    4.5
    10 Reviews
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    Tottori Pref. Touhakugunmisasachou Misasa 199-1
    This museum introduces the processes of string instrument manufacturing, the tools used, as well as the wood materials. On the second floor replica works of string instruments are exhibited, and there is also concert hall where regular concerts are held. Trial violin trial lessons are also available.

    知人のコンサートが開催されたので、初めて行ってみました。 館内にバイオリン工房がある不思議な建物です。 美術館? 博物館? 音楽堂? 工房? 、

  • Shoji Ueda Museum of Photography
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    4.5
    65 Reviews
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    Tottori Pref. Saihakugunhoukichou Sumura 353-3
    The Shoji Ueda Museum of Photography showcases the works of world-famous photographer Shoji Ueda, who was born in Tottori Prefecture. Ueda’s photographs of subjects set against the backdrop of the San’in region’s big skies and imposing sand-dunes won renown as the “Ueda-cho” (“Ueda style”). There is plenty to see at the Museum, including the pond, which reflects an inverted image of Mt. Daisen, and the Museum Cinema, which is decorated with the world’s largest camera lens. The Museum Shop sells an extensive range of souvenir gifts.

    The museum design attracts us to place a visit. We saw many beautiful photos taken by Mr. Shoji Ueda. There is photo-shooting spots that attracts many visitors - the water reflection of Mt. Daisen.

  • Tottori Folk Crafts Museum
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    4.0
    24 Reviews
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    Tottori Pref. Tottorishi Sakaemachi 651
    The Tottori Folk Crafts Museum was established with the aim of showcasing the way folk crafts have been able to make everyday objects both practical and beautiful; the Museum has around 6,000 folk craft artifacts on display, both from Japan and overseas. The Museum is housed in a visually-striking building that was designed with great attention to detail by Yoshida Shoya; with its plaster-on-clay external walls, it resembles a traditional Japanese storehouse.

    This is a small museum in a lovely old home near the train station. The floors and interior are beautiful, smooth wood. On display are local crafts mainly pottery and furniture. The furniture is...

  • Contemporary Crafts Art Museum
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    Tottori Saihaku-gun Daisencho Hatai 1419-316
  • Moto Husa Gendai Art Museum
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    Tottori Pref. Iwamiguniwamichou Makidani 693-1
  • Aoyawashi Work
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    Tottori Pref. Tottorishi Aoyachouyamane 313
  • Chiisana Yume Art Museum
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    4.0
    2 Reviews
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    Tottori Yonago-shi Kinkaicho 1-chome 8-4

    米子駅から歩いて行くにはかなり遠いが、公園の近くにある小さな美術館。本当に小さな美術館だが、すぐに回れて良かった。

  • Hoki Kuniyama Take Art Museum
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    Tottori Saihaku-gun Hokicho Kanayadani 943
  • Kazuwa Shokamamoto
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    Tottori Pref. Kurayoshishi Funioka 395 Kazuwa grilled pottery exhibition hall
  • Daisen Monozukuri School
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    Tottori Saihaku-gun Daisencho Toyofusa 2046-79

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Tottori prefecture is Japanese seasonal diversity at its best: Huge sand dunes cover the north coast, making for the perfect summer beach trip complete with the unexpected addition of camels; November brings the delectable snow crab, while winter around Mount Daisen, the Chugoku region's highest mountain, promises snow sports and magical views.

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