Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art

Art Museum
This art museum surrounded by the greenery in Kofu City, Yamanashi Prefecture is located inside Prefectural Arts Park. The museum has become known as the the museum of Millet due to its collection centered on the representative works of French painter Jean-Francois Millet. In addition to a gallery focused on painting and sculptures by western artists, the museum also holds a range of events.

Spot details

Yamanashi Pref. Koufushi Kugawa 1-4-27
9:00-17:00 (admission until 16:30)
Monday (the next day for public holidays), the next day of public holidays (open on Sundays), New Year's holiday, other temporary openings, closed
[Admission fee] General 520yen for collection exhibitions, 220yen for university students, High school students and younger, 65 and over (with health insurance card, etc.), persons with disabilities, and their caregivers are free.
Parking Lot
Credit Card
Not available
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English Menu
Available (Ticket counter only)
Temporary suspension of business:Closed until June 1, 2020 (Information as of May 15, 2020)
*Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Average budget
[Lunch] 1-1,000yen
Estimated stay time
60-120 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Infant friendly

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

Articles about this spot


  • A walk in the shade.
    5.0 Reviewed:2019.09.29
    I’ve only toured the museum exhibits once but I often came to visit the gorgeous gardens and walk the grounds. My girlfriend and I came here together and we have wonderful memories of this place. The...
  • Nice museum to visit without the crowds
    4.0 Reviewed:2018.09.18
    I visited the museum a few weeks back and I was pleasantly surprised overall. There was a fun childrens magical exhibit, along with works by Millet. The gift shop is a bit small but has enough of...
  • Prefectural perfection
    5.0 Reviewed:2017.01.10
    My son and his family are fortunate enough to live just opposite the Prefectural Art Museum. It has lovely landscaped gardens, with streams, ponds popuated by koi, bridges, rocks and pathways. The...

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