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21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa金沢21世紀美術館

Art Museum

The 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa is housed in an imposing circular, glass-walled building, located in the center of Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture. The Museum is divided into an Exhibition Zone, for which there is an admission charge, and a Public Zone, with free admission. There are a wide variety of art installations and artworks everywhere, both indoors and outdoors. One particularly popular exhibit is Leandro Erlich’s “The Swimming Pool” (popularly known as “Leandro’s Pool”). From ground-level, it looks as though the people underneath are underwater; this experiential work creates opportunities for fascinating encounters between the people above and the people down below.


Ishikawa Pref. Kanazawashi Hirosaka 1-2-1

phone 0762202800

[Exhibition zone] 10:00-18:00 (FridaySaturday until 20:00)
[exchange zone] 9:00-22:00
※ Opening Hours are different at each facility

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[Exhibition zone] 10:00-18:00 (FridaySaturday until 20:00)
[exchange zone] 9:00-22:00
※ Opening Hours are different at each facility
[Exhibition zone] Mondays (Open the next working day if falls on a public holiday), New Year's Holiday
[AC zone] New Year's Holiday
[Interaction Zone Admission fee] Free
[Exhibition Zone Admission fee] ticket is required (depending on the content)
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          Long, thin Ishikawa prefecture runs along the Sea of Japan up into Noto Peninsula. Highlights of the seaside towns lining the west coast include Kanazawa, often described as a "Little Kyoto" thanks to its old wooden tea houses and geisha culture as well as its picturesque Japanese garden, Kenroku-en.

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