Rias Ark Museum of Art

Art Museum
This museum is in Kesennuma City, Miyagi Prefecture is a lifelong learning facility dedicated to creating a unique, regional culture through the development of permanent and planned projects. On the first floor they exhibit materials related to their own research conducted over a two-year period after the Great East Japan Earthquake. Visitors can observe about 500 items, including 203 photographs taken of the disaster site since March 11, 2011, 155 disaster related items, and 137 historical documents. The second floor features a permanent exhibition of history and folk culture, as well as a set of illustrated panels called the Ark Diary depicting the lives of local people and how they're supported by a rich food environment.

Spot details

Address
Miyagi Pref. Kesennumashi Akaiwamakisawa 138-5
Phone
0226241611
Hours
9:30-17:00(Last entry16:30)
Closed
The next day of Monday, Tuesday, Public holidays (excluding Saturday Sunday)
Fees
[Admission fee] Free [Admission fee] [General] 500yen [College student/Junior college student/Professional student] 400yen [High school student] 300yen [Small/Junior high school students] 150yen * 20 people and above There is a Group fee
Parking Lot
Available (Standard size37spaces, large 5spaces)
Credit Card
Not available
Smoking
Not available
Wi-Fi
Not available
Note
Temporary suspension:Closed until May 12, 2020 (Information as of May 11, 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
60-120 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

Review

  • Excellent exhibition on the 2011 Great Eastern Japan earthquake and tsunami
    5.0 Reviewed:2018.05.03
    Rias has an excellent exhibition (with an English guide book to translate all of the exhibitions Japanese captions) about the 2011 Great Eastern Japan earthquake and tsunami. The standing...
  • Secret jewel of Kesennuma
    5.0 Reviewed:2015.10.25
    Wonderful architecture welcomes you to local art exhibits and very comprehensive 2011 tsunami exhibition.
  • 大きなガラス張りで眺め良し
    5.0 Reviewed:2020.01.29
    美術館内にあるレストランです。大きなガラス張りで、どの席からも外の風景が見れて開放的で気持ちよく食事が出来ました。美味しく頂きました。

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