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Utsukushigahara Openair Museum

2085-70, Takeshikamihoniri | Utsukushigahara, Ueda 386-0507, Nagano Prefecture
+81 268-86-2331
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Needs good weather for leisurely walking, and a few hours to do it justice

We came here after hiking the Utsukushigara Highlands (the hike starts from behind the Museum, with... read more

Reviewed November 1, 2015
XavierZen
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Singapore
Great day trip from Matsumoto

A large park on a mountaintop with lots of modern art sculptures that make for an enjoyable... read more

Reviewed October 5, 2015
hansman49
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San Francisco, CA
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good51%
  • Average19%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Nov 1, 2015
“Needs good weather for leisurely walking, and a few hours to do it justice”
Oct 5, 2015
“Great day trip from Matsumoto”
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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2085-70, Takeshikamihoniri | Utsukushigahara, Ueda 386-0507, Nagano Prefecture
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Reviewed November 1, 2015

We came here after hiking the Utsukushigara Highlands (the hike starts from behind the Museum, with a lovely boardwalk toward the highlands). Entry to the Art Museum is JPY1000. We made a mistake coming an hour and a half left before closing - the sun...More

1  Thank XavierZen
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Reviewed October 5, 2015

A large park on a mountaintop with lots of modern art sculptures that make for an enjoyable mountain destination day trip. The sculpture art is a mishmosh of all sorts of themes and styles but it works because the overall environment is spacious and walkable...More

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Reviewed July 1, 2015

The installation artworks were interesting, but I was more impressed by the location. Although it was late June, it was not hot around the mountain. So my friend and I enjoyed walking around the outdoor museum and viewing the city of Ueda surrounded by high...More

Thank misocutlet
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Reviewed August 7, 2014

This is my second visit to this museum. The open air exhibits are very interesting, and form an excellent picture on this mountain top open air place. It takes around 2-3 hours to have one round with slow pace to allow for pictures. We drove...More

3  Thank CarolineTsang
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Reviewed April 13, 2012

Hard to get to without a car, and the windy roads may make you sick; but worth it. Intriguing and whimsical outdoor art installations with an amazing view.

1  Thank Tyler-KameseiRyokan
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