Iwate Museum of Art

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.

Spot details

Iwate Pref. Moriokashi Motomiya Matsuhaba 12-3
9:30-18:00(Last entry17:30)
Monday (However, if Monday is Public holidays or substitute public holiday, it will be open and closed on Weekday immediately after), New Year's holiday (12/29-1/3)
[Collection Exhibition Admission fee] [General] 410yen [Students] 310yen [High school students and below] Free [Special Exhibition Admission fee] Change each time
Parking Lot
Available(Standard size148spaces, Large-sized vehicles8spaces)
Credit Card
Not available
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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


  • Beautiful museum
    4.0 Reviewed:2018.05.13
    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...
  • Enjoy the fine art of local artists
    5.0 Reviewed:2018.05.04
    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...
  • Iwate MOA - interesting artwork, great building
    4.0 Reviewed:2015.03.15
    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. On my...

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