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“An unexpected gem in Hiroshima” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Hiroshima Museum of Art

Hiroshima Museum of Art
3-2 Motomachi, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 82-223-2530
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Ranked #10 of 113 things to do in Hiroshima
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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.
San Antonio, Texas
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“An unexpected gem in Hiroshima”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

I visited Hiroshima in February 2011. While looking for attractions, I discovered that the Hiroshima Museum of Art had a special exhibition, "Image of the Seine: Impressionists and Japanese painters" on Japanese artists working in France. The museum's permanent collection has works by Manet, Degas, Monet, Renoir, Van Gogh, Tolouse-Lautrec and Picasso. The museum was on the small side, but the special exhibition more than made up for it. It's also a fairly short walk to Hiroshima Castle from the museum.

Visited February 2012
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Chicago, Illinois
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“Not much more than a diversion”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

So we went, and guess what--all the Japanese art was packed away! What the heck? They have some European pieces, but nothing really memorable.

Visited March 2012
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Osaka, Japan
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“Small but Worth a Visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2012

There are several rooms and a downstairs that are full of beautiful pieces. It's not huge, so you don't spend all day there, but it's a great site, and I would definitely make it a priority.

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