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Bizen Pottery Museum備前市立備前焼ミュージアム

Art Museum

Bizen-yaki is one of the six oldest Japanese kilns with a history of 1,000 years. At the Bizen Pottery Museum, a wide range of artworks by the Living National Treasures Kaneshige Toyo, Fujiwara Kei, Yamamoto Toshu, Fujiwara Yu, Isesaki Jun and others as well as young artists are exhibited. Enjoy the charm of Bizen-yaki to the fullest. Seasonal exhibitions are held as well.


Okayama Pref. Bizenshi Imbe 1659-6

phone 0869641400

9:00-17:00 (Admission is until 16:30)

Review of Bizen Pottery Museum

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Reviewed:2017/01/19 Interesting museum despite the lack of English signage
The museum has a wonderful display of Bizen pottery ware. Catch the JR Ako line to Imbe (this is also spelled Inbe in some places) and the museum is a short walk away - it is well signposted. There...
Reviewed:2016/05/04 Bizen ware
It's worth visiting if you want to get a quick understanding of the bizen ware's history and style. The museum building itself is nothing fabulous with Showa style linoleum floor throughout, but...
Reviewed:2015/04/23 Pottery was stunning, the museum building less so.
Firstly the nearest station is Imbe (don't get off at Biden).
Once you get off the train there is an excellent shop selling pottery on the second floor of the station building but the museum (700Y...

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Okayama Pref. Bizenshi Imbe 1659-6 [map]



9:00-17:00 (Admission is until 16:30)
Monday (The next day in the case of Public holiday), exhibition change Period (Irregular holidays), New Year's Holiday
[Admission fee] General 500 yen, High/High School Students 300 yen, Junior High School Students Below Free
Over 65 people, groups (20 people and above), various discounts
* If you have a credit impaired person's diary etc Admission fee exemption
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