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Address: 1-1-15 Chuo, Kurashiki, Okayama Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 86-422-0005
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Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Activities: Arts and crafts
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Great museum

Wonderful impressionists and others. Also Japanese art. Most unexpected and well worth a visit. Highly recommended

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
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Liverpool
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Liverpool
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Wonderful impressionists and others. Also Japanese art. Most unexpected and well worth a visit. Highly recommended

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Portland, Oregon
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

While there are few multiple works by the same western artist, the collector for Ohara bought many great impressionists. However, there is a Chagall and Picaso among them. The Japanese is more modern but quite interesting and enjoyable

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San Jose, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

The O’Hara Art Museum contains a terrific/diverse collection, has an extremely interesting history. The self-guided audio tour provided a great narrative of highlights on the collection. For me, this was two hours very well spent during my stay in Kurashiki

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高岡市, 富山県
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This is the museum of Art that makes Kurashiki Kurashiki. Local people still fondly call the founder and his family Ohara-san. San is the honorable suffix to any surnames or given names in Japanese language, however, the case of Ohara-san is quite different. It is the one of the kind, saved only for Ohara family here. Among all the precious... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

The museum cannot be missed in Kurashiki! It has a variety of western artists, Claude Monet, Jackson Pollock, Pablo Picasso, Joan Miro... and many more. There are 3 exhibition halls your entry ticket is entitled to, main building holds the western art, behind that is an annex building for Japanese artists and next to the main building there's the Asian... More 

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Kyoto, Japan
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152 reviews 152 reviews
85 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

The main building is nice but the Annex building- especially with the lower basement floor is the most impressive part of the museum.

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New Delhi, India
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Japan is rich in traditional art and this is best time when autumnal art can be viewed in its full glory. The musuems and galleries have the best to offer you. Ohara Musuem of Art was Japan's first museum devoted to modern western art.

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Davis, California, United States
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153 reviews 153 reviews
48 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Though not overly large, the displays of traditional art are wonderful for anyone who appreciates the Japanese aesthetic sensibility.

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Seville, Spain
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I had a day available in Okayama and was adviced to go to Kurashiki. This museum is fantástic, really good selection of impresionists and other kinds. Amazing the story of how the museum was created and the blind faith of ohara family in torajiro artist to collect masterpieces in europe when he was studying there. A must if you have... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I am not an arty person., but looking at Gaugins,Warhols,Matisse and many more famous works, in a relaxed , pleasant ,environment , is well worth doing

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