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Bizen Pottery Museum (備前市立備前焼ミュージアム)

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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.

place

Okayama Pref. Bizenshi Imbe 1659-6 (OkayamaArea)

phone 0869641400
place

9:00-17:00(Latest entry16:30)

Review of Bizen Pottery Museum

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Reviewed:2020/03/28 Museum or Store?
The museum is just above the train station shop. It has a wide selection of pottery by different crafts women and men. You can identify those whose work you like and they can show you the workshop...
Reviewed:2018/12/06 Good introduction
This is a must stop in Imbe. You came because you are interested in pottery do this museum gives a good introduction to the history, methods and works of bizen pottery. Not much English but ceramic...
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...

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Details

Address
Okayama Pref. Bizenshi Imbe 1659-6 [map]
Area
OkayamaArea
Phone
0869641400
Hours
9:00-17:00(Latest entry16:30)
Closed
Monday (The next day for Public holidays), Exhibition change Period (Irregular holidays), New Year's Holiday
Fees
[Admission fee] General500yen, Large/High School Students300yen, Junior High School Students and below Free
* Over 65 people, groups (20 people and above), various discounts available
* Admission fee for persons with disability certificate etc. Exemption
Parking Lot
Available(19spaces)
Credit Card
Not available
Smoking
Not available
Wi-Fi
Available
Note
Temporary suspension of business:Closed until May 31, 2020 (Information as of May 27, 2020)
* Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Yes
Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

Access

          There is no Station nearby. There is no Bus Stop nearby. There is no Parking nearby. There is no IC nearby.
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          Overshadowed by Hiroshima to the west and the Kansai region to the east, Okayama is an easy spot to miss but a nature-rich gem where the Seto Inland Sea laps at its toes and peach and grape farms complete its interior. One of Japan’s Three Great Gardens, Koraku-en in Okayama city is well worth a visit before progressing to Kurashiki, where preserved wooden Edo buildings line the picturesque canal.