Sagawa Art Museum

Art Museum
An art museum located in Kitagawa Mizuho-cho, Moriyama City. The museum’s collection consists of pieces by Japanese painter Ikuo Hirayama, sculptor Churyo Sato, and ceramic artist Kichizaemon Raku. The museum has three standing exhibit halls each supervised by one of the artists. The museum also holds special exhibitions of other artists’ works. In addition, the museum owns a Buddhist temple bell designated a National Treasure which was originally cast in 858 to serve as the bell for the Hodoin west bell tower at the Enryaku-ji Temple (note that this bell is not normally put on display).

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Shiga Pref. Moriyamashi Mizuhochou Kitagawa 2891 map map Map
9:30-17:00(Latest entry16:30)
Monday (in the case of a public holiday, the following weekday), There may be days when the facility is closed., New Year's Holiday due to exhibition changes, etc.
[Admission fee]
[General] 1,000 yen
[High School Students/College students] 600 yen
*When special exhibitions are held, the fee will be determined each time Friday
Parking Lot
Credit Card
Available(VISA, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX, DISCOVER, Diners Club)
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Available(Do SPOT)
Temporary closure:Currently closed (information as of April 23, 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, 1,001-3,000yen
[Night] 1-1,000yen, 1,001-3,000yen
Estimated stay time
60-120 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Infant friendly

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN


  • Great museum, just pity that they do not have English on the non-permanent exhibition.
    4.0 Reviewed : 2021.05.23
    Great museum, just pity that they do not have English on the non-permanent exhibition. Just introduction, but explanation on each exhibit is only in Japanese. It is a gorgeous building, very...
  • One of the great museums in Kansai that Id recommend
    5.0 Reviewed : 2021.02.13
  • Beautiful Building!
    4.0 Reviewed : 2019.05.26
    The museum itself is gorgeous inside and out. When you walk up towards the entrance to the building the sidewalk appears to be floating. The water surrounding the building is constantly moving and...

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