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Iwate Museum of Art (岩手県立美術館)


Art Museum

This art museum that opened in 2001 is located in Morioka City, Iwate Prefecture. Paintings and sculptures by artists related to Iwate Prefecture, such as Tetsugoro Yorozu, Shunsuke Matsumoto and Yasutake Funakoshi are on display. In addition, in the permanent exhibition, commentaries by volunteers, collection talk events and other events are regularly held, drawing many tourists to the museum.


Iwate Pref. Moriokashi Motomiya Matsuhaba 12-3 (Morioka / TsunagiArea)

phone 0196581711

9:30-18:00(Latest entry17:30)

Review of Iwate Museum of Art

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Reviewed:2018/05/13 Beautiful museum
This is a beautiful museum. I was impressed when I stepped into the lobby. When I went there was barely anyone there so I had the museum to myself. There are many exhibits of local artists...
Reviewed:2018/05/04 Enjoy the fine art of local artists
They have fine artwork of local artists, Shunsuke Matsumoto, Yasutake Funakoshi, Testugoro Yorozu and so on.
What I liked was the sculptures of Twenty-Six Martyrs of Japan a group of Catholics who...
Reviewed:2015/03/15 Iwate MOA - interesting artwork, great building
Iwate Museum of Art (MOA) is definitely worth visiting if youre in Morioka. The facility is a handsome modern building inside and out. Abundant windows provide a nice view of Mt. Iwate.

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Iwate Pref. Moriokashi Motomiya Matsuhaba 12-3 [map]
Morioka / TsunagiArea
9:30-18:00(Latest entry17:30)
Monday (However, if Monday is a Public holiday or a substitute public holiday, the museum will be open and closed on the Weekday immediately after), New Year's Holiday (12/29-1/3)
[Permanent exhibition Admission fee to view]
[General] 410yen
[Students] 310yen
[High School Students and below] Free

[Special exhibition Admission fee to view]
Change each time
Parking Lot
Available(Cars148spaces, Large-sized vehicles8spaces)
Credit Card
Not available
Not available
Not available
Temporary suspension:Closed until May 7, 2020 (Information as of May 5, 2020)
* Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.
Estimated stay time
60-120 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Admission is possible
Infant friendly
Admission is possible

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN


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          Iwate Areas


          A northern Tohoku prefecture promising peace and quiet, Iwate is sparsely populated, replacing people with snow-capped mountains, history-rich sites, and fields of crops that are to thank for the region's delicious local cuisine. Meander along the three-city Golden Route, where you'll visit the grand Buddhist temples of Hiraizumi and the Tono folk villages before tasting the three famed noodle dishes of Morioka.