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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

phone 0838242400

9:00-17:00 (entrance until 16:30)

Review of Hagi Uragami Museum

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2016/07/15 Nice collection and special exhibitions
An impressive museum for a relative small city. We didn't get to see everything, but the rooms housing master works of 20c ceramic artists were of very high quality, and there were many creative...
Reviewed:2016/06/01 A Pottery Collection
The museum is a collection of pottery works from various artists but initially for the works donated by Hagi born entrepreneur Toshiro Uragami. Hagiyaki Pottery is one of the most famous pottery...
Reviewed:2014/12/08 Good collection though limited
Some lovely example of Ukiyoe. Pottery is interesting, and there was an exhibition of modern items, Worth spending a little time here.

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Yamaguchi Pref. Hagishi Hiyakomachi 586-1 [map]



9:00-17:00 (entrance until 16:30)
Monday (Public holiday), New Year's Holiday, Change of exhibition Period
[Admission fee to view] General 300 yen, students 200 yen, 70 years old and over and 18 years old/Teenagers are Free
Parking Lot
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