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Morijuku Art Museum杜塾美術館

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Art Museum

This is an art museum located a 15-minute walk from JR Yamaguchi Line's Tsuwano Station, impressive for its building reconstructed and remodeled from a residence of the Tsuwano domain's principal village headman. The thick beams and central pillar of the interior remind one of a traditional Japanese house, with the masterworks of Tsuwano-born western-style artist Sho Nakao and his wife Maya Yoshiura on display. In addition, Spanish court painter Goya's valuable copperplate engravings from his “matador” series are also on display. On the second floor one can see “pinhole photography” at work, the image of the garden appearing to be reversed when viewed through a hole in a sliding storm shutter.

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Shimane Pref. Kanoashiguntsuwanochou Morimura A) 542 (Masuda / TsuwanoArea)

phone 0856723200
place

9:00-17:00
[Dec.-Feb.]9:30-16:30

Review of Morijuku Art Museum

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2015/11/26 Small is beautiful
If you visit Tsuwano (which overall I dont necessarily recommend), it is definitely worth seeking out this small museum. The impressionist style exhibition by a local artist and Goya bullfighting...
Reviewed:2019/11/14 外観も素敵です
庄屋屋敷を修復した美術館です。絵画の他に刺繍なども展示してました。とにかく庄屋屋敷というだけあって、庭園も含めて外観が素晴らしい。すぐ隣に庄屋屋敷もあります。白壁が美しいので、これも見て下さい。
Reviewed:2019/08/03 津和野藩の庄屋のお屋敷を復元して美術館として使っています。
萩・津和野を旅行した際に立ち寄りました。津和野藩の庄屋のお屋敷を復元して美術館として使っているようで、建物それ自体も雰囲気意があって良かったですね。展示されているのは津和野の郷土の画家の作品とのことでした。

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Address
Shimane Pref. Kanoashiguntsuwanochou Morimura A) 542 [ map ]
Area
Masuda / TsuwanoArea
Phone
0856723200
Hours
9:00-17:00
[Dec.-Feb.]9:30-16:30
Closed
Monday-Thursday (but public holidays are open), 12/29-1/2
Fees
Free
Parking Lot
Available 2spaces
Credit Card
Not available
Smoking
Available
Wi-Fi
Not available
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Yes
Estimated stay time
0-30 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available
Pet friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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          What Shimane prefecture lacks in size and population, it makes up for in scenery and ancient mythology. Izumo-taisha, in the middle of the prefecture, is said to be Japan's oldest Shinto shrine, where stories that delve into the creation of the Japanese race have been passed down over centuries. The 180 Oki Islands, a 40-minute ferry ride north of Sakaiminato, offer an undiscovered paradise well off the beaten track.

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