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Hiroshima Museum of Art

3-2 Motomachi, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan
+81 82-223-2530
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Ranked #8 of 51 Attractions in Hiroshima
Type: Art Museums, Museums
Owner description: Half of the paintings in this round museum in the center of Hiroshima are by the French masters...
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Type: Art Museums, Museums
Owner description: Half of the paintings in this round museum in the center of Hiroshima are by the French masters, including Degas, Renoir and Monet, and the other half are by Japanese artists.

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New Delhi
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50 reviews 50 reviews
18 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Brilliant. Lots of tourists as well as school going students; who were there understanding the history of the place and making notes.

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El Cajon, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
20 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We visited several art museums while in Hiroshima. I was stunned by the number of works by Picasso, Chagall, Latrec and many of the other well know painters.

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Japan
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3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The museum has some very good pictures from big names, but unfortunately the main exibition has only around 80 pictures. Compared to european art museums this is rather small and with 1000 Yen quite expensive, but if you are into art it might be worth it.

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London, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
43 attraction reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

On a day trip to Hiroshima to visit the Peace park and then walk to the castle we came across this museum by chance. It was a perfect place to cool off, see some world face artists' paintings and purchase some interesting arty gifts. What really impressed me were the variety of works from French impressionists. I also particularly like... More 

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Newdelhi india
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135 attraction reviews
233 helpful votes 233 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

The Hiroshima art Museum looks very pleasant in the city center, was established by the Hiroshima Bank to celebrate its 100th anniversary of its foundation.The whole collection is divided in to 90 each of modern European painters & Japanese painting in the European style. It provides an overview of 150 years of modern European painting though focussing on the Impressionists... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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86 reviews 86 reviews
55 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The medium sized museum contains quite a number of good examples of western painters including Manet, Van Gogh and Munch, as well as Japanese painters of the same period. Well worth a couple of hours.

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Hiroshima, Japan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

It's easy reach at this Museum on foot in Hiroshima city. You can look at many impressionism pictures, for example 'Claude Monet','Picasso','van Gogh'.

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Canberra, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Some quite nice works in the permanent exhibition. There was no temporary exhibition when we went. A decent coffee in the tea room. Overall, this is a good art museum for a regional city.

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Melbourne, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

We had lunch in the Tea Room at the Hiroshima Museum of Art. Limited options, but speedily served, nice coffee and good service. The gallery has an excellent permanent exhibition too!!!

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Adelaide, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014 via mobile

If you have additional time in Hiroshima visit this gallery - four rooms of French and European art which you might not see in touring exhibitions, pleasant crowd free and with english information. However special exhibition of Japanese artist "Morikazau Kumagai" missing English Curated information.

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