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Aomori Museum of Art

185 Yasuta, Aomori, Aomori Prefecture 038-0021, Japan
+81 17-783-3000
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Ranked #7 of 39 attractions in Aomori
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Art Museums
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Aomori, Japan
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67 reviews 67 reviews
10 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

I greatly enjoyed my visit to the Aomori Museum of Art in January 2014. The building's design is very interesting -- simultaneously futuristic and of the earth (in a cave like way). As for the art, I really liked the temporary exhibit of Yokio Futagawa's photography of Japanese houses and villages circa 1950. I marveled at the photos' rich texture,... More

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

I went in August 2013, and got a ticket for both the temporary and permanent exhibitions. The ticket is a bit on the pricey side, costing upwards of ¥1000 for the two exhibitions (although you can purchase the tickets individually). Other than basic information about the pieces (name, title, materials), the placards for the art is all in Japanese. So,... More

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Bucharest, Romania
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31 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

we went in may, so there was a temporary exhibition related to ocean fauna. beside that, the museum has three huge ballet backgrounds by chagall, lots of yoshitomo nara and less interesting works by other japanese artists. i loved the museum, the museum shops (yes, there were two, one for each exhibition) and the restaurant. but i especially loved the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

Going there i really didn't know what to expect. From the outside it looked very modern like design and has a great amount of things to see in there. Unfortunately their is no English pamphlets or audio guide, but that didn't deter me from enjoying the museum. You are allowed to take pictures in certain sections and in other you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2012

I have never been to a Art museum in my life, not even in my own country. But having heard so much about Nara Yohitomo's Hula Hula Garden, I decided to make a visit there. Simple, spacious and white just about all describe the outer appearance of this museum. But it is what inside that will enthrall your senses. The... More

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