Oita Prefectural Art Museum

Art Museum
"An art museum situated along Showa-dori Avenue in Kotobuki-machi, Oita City. The museum's collection spans some 5,000 items, including Bungo Nanga paintings which were flourishing in the Oita area from the late Edo through the Taisho periods; as well as examples of modern Japanese and Western style paintings, crafts, and contemporary art by artists affiliated with Oita. Dedicated to being a ""Museum of Encounters and of the Five Senses,"" the museum holds collection exhibitions as well as special exhibitions."

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Update date:2024.05.28

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10:00-19:00 [Friday/Saturday] 10:00-20:00 * Last entry is 30 minutes before closing
Generally open everyday (There may be days when the facility is closed due to internal inspections, etc.)
[Collection exhibition viewing] General 300yen (separate fee for special exhibitions on Friday)
Parking Lot
Credit Card
Available(VISA, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, UnionPay, DISCOVER, Diners Club)
Not available
English Menu
Average budget
[Lunch] 1,001-3,000yen
[Night] 1,001-3,000yen
Estimated stay time
60-120 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Infant friendly
Pet friendly
Not available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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    3.0 Reviewed : 2020.02.07
    Shigeru Ban’s pretty and pristine jewellery box in Oita. The layout is unconventional for an art museum where much of the space appears to be earmarked for public and community use. That’s on the...
  • Beautiful architecture
    5.0 Reviewed : 2019.04.21
    I went to Oita to check out the architecture of this museum designed by Ban Shigeru. Its about 15-20 minutes walk from Oita Station. Its a sunny day and the design is particularly impressive in...
  • Cool space
    5.0 Reviewed : 2019.02.10
    The spacious atrium on the first floor has a cafe, museum shop, and a handful of art works with lots of natural light. The building itself is just as impressive as the works displayed in the...

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