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Shimada Art Museum島田美術館

Art Museum

This is a museum which is famous for storing brushwork masterpieces and belongings of the master swordsmen, Miyamoto Musashi. Exhibits are focused on a collection of Matomi Shimada who was also a researcher of Miyamoto Musashi. There is also a portrait of Miyamoto Musashi designated as an Important Cultural Property from the prefecture, which is exhibited every spring and autumn for four months. It is a 14-minute walk from the “Daniyama-machi” tram stop.

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place Kumamoto Pref. Kumamotoshinishiku Shimasaki 4-5-28
phone 0963524597

Review of Shimada Museum of Arts

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2018/08/01 Delightful cafe filled with culture and art
We had yuzu juice, coffee, blueberry cheesecake muffins and tea - fabulous setting, books, art work on sale, well managed and very Japanese - highly recommend
Reviewed:2017/08/03 Best. Museum. Ever.
If you're a fan of Japanese military history, and in particular Miyamoto Musashi, then I can't recommend this place enough!

The Musashi section has an amazing range of artifacts, including a couple...
Reviewed:2018/11/04 宮本武蔵ゆかりの武具
肥後藩主である加藤家や細川家を始め、特に宮本武蔵ゆかりの武具や遺品や所蔵品を展示している美術館です。

Details

Address

Kumamoto Pref. Kumamotoshinishiku Shimasaki 4-5-28 [map]

Phone

0963524597

Hours
10:00-17:00 (entrance until 16:30)
Closed
Tuesday (Open for Public holiday), New Year's Holiday
(Closed for display replacement etc.)
Fees
[Admission fee] General 700 Yen, High School Student 400 Yen, Elementary and Junior High School Students 200 Yen
Parking Lot
Available 10spaces
Credit Card
Not available

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Access

    There is no Bus Stop nearby.
    There is no IC nearby.

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Kumamoto lies in the center of Kyushu, a calm prefecture perfect for easy strolls around the historic center and lazy evenings in the natural hot springs at Kurokawa Onsen. For a slightly more strenuous activity, head to Mount Aso, whose surrounding hills offer hiking opportunities aplenty with views over the active volcano.