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The Museum of Art, Kochi高知県立美術館

Art Museum

This art museum opened in 1993 in Kochi City, Kochi Prefecture and is known for its over 1,200 items comprising a global collection of Marc Chagall’s works. There are also many other works of modern and contemporary art on display, as well as art by local artists. The collection-based exhibits regularly rotate works from among its massive collection. The building also includes a hall for the performance arts and a photography center showcasing the works of Kochi-born photographer Yasuhiro Ishimoto. Various exhibitions and workshops are held as well.


Kouchi Pref. Kouchishi Takasu 353-2 (Kochi / NankokuArea)

phone 0888668000

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

Review of The Museum of Art, Kochi

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2018/12/02 A delightful surprise
We'd been pretty disappointed by the quality of local art galleries in Japan but this was a delightful exception. The architecture is striking, apparently modelled on a traditional building, and...
Reviewed:2018/10/19 High quality art gallery - with lots of Chagall!
This is a very well curated gallery, far better than in many much larger cities around the world. It is housed in a striking new neo-classical building. It is the home to both a regular collection...
Reviewed:2018/07/25 キュレーション力の高さに驚く I'm surprised by the quality of their curating power

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Kouchi Pref. Kouchishi Takasu 353-2 [ map ]
Kochi / NankokuArea
9:00-17:00 (Admission is until 16:30)
※ Because of exhibition change There may be days when the facility is closed.
[Permanent exhibition] 360 yen (The exhibition depends on the exhibition)
Parking Lot
Available (Cars 144 spaces, bus 10 spaces, 2 spaces for disabled vehicles)
Credit Card
Not available

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          Kochi Main Areas


          The largest of Shikoku's prefectures, Kochi is endowed with some of the island's most exceptional sand beaches lining the Pacific Ocean, which narrows into the Shimanto-gawa, a huge river that stretches 196 kilometers into the prefecture, passing verdant mountains and hosting countless riverside activities. Whether you're a pilgrim or not, Kochi's 16 Buddhist temples that make up one leg of the Shikoku Pilgrimage are worth a visit, particularly Chikurin-ji for its five-tier pagoda.

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