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Hagi Uragami Museum (山口県立萩美術館・浦上記念館)


Art Museum

The Hagi Uragami Museum is a museum in Hagi City that is dedicated to Ukiyo-e woodblock prints, East Asian ceramics and ceramic art. The Museum was opened in 1996 to house a collection of items donated by businessman Uragami Toshiro (who was born in Hagi); it was awarded two stars in the Michelin Green Guide. There is a tearoom where visitors can enjoy drinking green tea out of Hagi-ware teacups, which is popular as a place to relax while enjoying viewing art at the Museum.


Yamaguchi Pref. Hagishi Hiyakomachi 586-1 (Hagi / NagatoArea)

phone 0838242400

9:00-17:00 (Admission until 16:30), New Year's Holiday, Exhibition change period

Review of Hagi Uragami Museum

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Reviewed:2020/08/02 Nice pottery and ukioe but dont trsut their english site.
Nice place, nice staff.
Be careful though, they say they show the whole collection of Hokusai prints, when in reality, its just one from time to time.
Reviewed:2019/08/06 Modern ceramics museum
I enjoyed the museum. It is filled with modern ceramic art in the permanent exhibit. Only cost 300 yen. There are also an exhibit showing how wood block prints are carved and colored. There is some...
Reviewed:2016/07/15 Nice collection and special exhibitions
An impressive museum for a relative small city. We didnt get to see everything, but the rooms housing master works of 20c ceramic artists were of very high quality, and there were many creative...

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Yamaguchi Pref. Hagishi Hiyakomachi 586-1 [map]
Hagi / NagatoArea
9:00-17:00 (Admission until 16:30), New Year's Holiday, Exhibition change period
Monday (Open on Public holidays), New Year's Holiday, Exhibition Change Period
[Admission fee to view] General 300yen, Student 200yen, 70 years old and over and 18 years old and under/Free for junior and senior high school students
Parking Lot
Credit Card
Not available (some exhibitions are supported)
Temporary suspension of business:Closed until May 25, 2020 (Information as of May 7, 2020)
* Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN


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