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Adachi Museum of Art

Closes in 28 min: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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320 Furukawacho, Yasugi 692-0064, Shimane Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The first time I used the word magnificent in a review. However, the Adachi Museum is just that -Magnificent. The six gardens are beautiful and have been recognized as the best garden in Japan for the past four years by the Journal of Japanese Gardening....More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank GoodwoodRaleigh
Reviewed May 9, 2019

The museum is tastefully decorated and the collection is displayed nicely. The Japanese garden is spectacular and definitely worth a visit

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Sally N
Reviewed April 25, 2019

Note that the garden has been ranked #1 by Sukiya Living Magazine (The Journal of Japanese Gardening) for over a decade. I was a subscriber about a decade ago and had read about the garden. Take the ranking with a grain of salt--the magazine is...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank mdlgto
Reviewed April 22, 2019

In the eye of the beholder of course! I hope they take notice of the negative reviews as there are some valid points amongst those who don't appreciate gardens and art. It can get too crowded so perhaps they can restrict the numbers; the audio...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank zagoose
Reviewed March 5, 2019 via mobile

First of all, if you are foreigner, you will get half priced admission fee. That's great. There is free shuttle bus from nearest JR station Yasugi. Allow yourself at least one and half to two hours. Museum shop is well stocked and clerks are very...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed January 19, 2019

I don't know what was more stunning the gardens or the art exhibits. There are at least 8 different garden areas which are viewed through glass. I know, gardens. You think you should walk them. But the reality the beauty is because they are untouched....More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed December 22, 2018

The garden was built by Mr. Adachi Kenko to preserve the art and beauty of a Japanese garden. It balances natural beauty and human artistic creativity. He donated the garden to the Japanese government for the enjoyment of the public. It was autumn and the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 22, 2018 via mobile

So many reviews concern only the garden (which is a beautiful example of shared view). But the museum itself is wonderful. And it is large. The autumn 2018 show is beautifully created. One area contrasts paintings by Yokoyama Taikan with others on similar themes by...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank OutdoorsAdventurer
Reviewed November 20, 2018

We came for the wonderful garden but we found the art much more interesting than we thought it would be.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lori N
Reviewed September 27, 2018

This Museum has a route system leading you through its exhibition halls and also to vista points overlooking a spectacular Japanese garden. Currently there is an interesting temporary exhibition of works by Yokomaya Taikan an influential and very talented artist active in the first half...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Sorry, I have no idea. We were on a driving trip of Japan
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Thank you for your inquire. The museumIt is located in Yasugi, Shimane, Japan. Address: 320 Furukawa-cho, Yasugi City, Shimane Prefecture By Train: The nearest station is JR Yasugi, from where you can use the Adachi Free... More
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