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Taro Okamoto Museum of Art

Address: 7-1-5 Masugata, Tama-ku, Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture 214-0032, Japan
Phone Number: +81 44-900-9898
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Ranked #3 of 35 Attractions in Kawasaki
Type: Art Museums, Museums
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
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Tue - Sun 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Vordingborg, Denmark
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014 NEW

Okamoto Taro is one of the biggest names in Japanese art from the 60s and 70s. He is especially known for the giant Tower of the Sun from the 1970 Osaka Exhibition. His goal is nothing less than to create a modern mythology of postwar Japan. He touches upon shamanism, nuclear devastation and many other things in his sculptures, pictures... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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44 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

Okamoto Taro was and is fairly famous in Japan, and this is a very nice museum. Just 21 minutes from Shinjuku on the Odakyu Line, plus a pleasant, 20-minute walk from the station. Nice cafeteria, cute gift shop, and really lovely location in a forest. They also hold other exhibits here - we saw a great one on Ultraman a... More 

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