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Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art

53-2, Yada, Suruga-ku | Shizuoka City, Shizuoka, Shizuoka Prefecture 422-8002, Japan
+81 54-263-5755
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Ranked #7 of 53 Attractions in Shizuoka
Type: Museums
Traveler Description: Surrounded by beautiful park, this museum truly show how people in Shizuoka treasure art. The exhibition consists of special exhibits and regular... more »
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Melbourne, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

We came here to see the Rodin exhibit primarily. It was particularly breathtaking due to the architectural design of the space. We've been to the Rodin Museum in Paris and it was delightful to compare the way both museums choose to display his work. The Gates of Hell remains the most chilling and awe inspiring work of Rodin's and the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

Worth a visit if you live in Tokyo. Only an hour away but I recommend a nights stay in Shizuoka city too. The museum has a great Rodin gallery and a decent collection of impressionist art. Quite impressive considering its somewhat remote location (6 mins from Shizuoka city then a 20minute walk - or bus/taxi if you prefer). The museum... More

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Fujieda, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2009

For people living close to Shizuoka temporary closure of the museum is quite a blow. During the overhaul some of the exhibition originally for the musuem can be seen in either Sano Art Museum in Mishima and Ninoramu Art Museum in Kakegawa. Last exhibit for National Culture Festival is free of charge. I miss the museum a lot. I hope... More

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