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Utsukushi-ga-Hara Open-Air Museum美ケ原高原美術館

Art Museum

An outdoor sculpture museum located on the Utsukushigahara Highlands in Ueda City, Nagano Prefecture which displays some 350 modern art sculptures on a meadow 2,000 meters above sea level. Dotted with pieces by such famed domestic and international artists as César Baldaccini, Alexander Liberman, Izumi Ando, and Masuo Ikeda, the museum’s meadow is truly a stunning sight. The museum is also surrounded by magnificent mountains, and lovely mountain plants bloom from spring to fall. The museum is open from late April to mid-November.


Nagano Pref. Uedashi Takeshikamihoniri 2085-70

phone 0268862331

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

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Nagano Pref. Uedashi Takeshikamihoniri 2085-70 [map]



9:00-17:00 (entrance until 16:30)
Closed on winter (Early Nov.-Late Apr.)
※ During the Opening Period, open everyday
[Admission fee] Adults1,000yen, Undergraduate/High School Students 800yen, Elementary and Junior High School Students700yen
※ Every SaturdaySunday is with Parents and Elementary and Junior High School Students have Free
* group discount
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          Nagano prefecture is an exciting mix of mountains, hot spring monkeys, and preserved Edo history. At the heart of the Japanese Alps, Nagano is one of the country's most popular destinations, whether in winter for its snow sports and the much-loved Jigokudani Monkey Park or in the warmer months for discovering the undulating hills on foot. For fantastic Edo architecture, head to the Kiso Valley for a 60-kilometer stretch of quaint wooden buildings that marked the Nakasendo route 200 years ago.

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