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Chichu Art Museum

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3449-1, Naoshima-cho, Kagawa-gun, Kagawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The museum is beautiful, depicts only 4 artists with limited pieces. Expect to overpay for the experience. Part of the Benesse complex, unfortunately no combo ticket. No pictures permited.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank CUMBIA29
Reviewed February 15, 2019 via mobile

Remarkable art installations. Architecture is a bit bewildering - we got lost - and it was very crowded even in February so I dread to think what Summer is like. But worth the journey taken with the whole Naoshima experience.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

Naoshima is beautiful, however the Chi Chi Museum was too expensive for only seeing FOUR artists... they also had some weird online ticket service, which as an international person, I was not able to book in with. So we had to wait in like for...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Arrietty W
Reviewed January 21, 2019

Site-specific works of James Turrell, Monet, and Walter de Maria. Turrells were mind bending. One of a kind museum for architecture by Tadeo Ando and the art. We also recommend the nearby Benesse House Museum. Access to Naoshima is easiest by rapid ferry ride from...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank aiclipide
Reviewed January 15, 2019

I had been to Benesse House Hotel and Museum before, but the Chichu was a long wait and we did not go in. This year, it was not crowded and we entered quickly at the appointed time. I had no idea what to expect, but...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Randall W
Reviewed January 11, 2019

It is a creation from Ando architect: a piece of art by itself designed to host a few exhibitions offering a unique experience. Only small groups of visitors allowed so book in advance.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed January 6, 2019

This was on my list for years. It lived up to expectations. I recommend it to anyone with any love of art.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank NYCDesign78
Reviewed December 16, 2018

Like many people who reviewed this museum, I really enjoyed it, and I am not "artistic" in the least. I did not find the staff rude or hostile at all. They are quiet and kind, and do their best to keep the environment calm and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MarkGroenewold
Reviewed December 16, 2018

We weren't sure what to expect, but loved the works. Went back to each of them within the same visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank foy34
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

The entire museum features only 4 artists. But they are given so much space and reverence for their work. You experience the building, the space and the work. Only pretentious part was why we need to take our shoes off to view Monet’s water lilies...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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February 25, 2018|
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Response from Maeve G | Reviewed this property |
I think you can access without entrance fee (the shop anyway). Cafe lovely, great panoramic window and view and food good. Shop small.
February 15, 2018|
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Response from dancing-freak | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, but I have no idea. I'd try to look it up on their website, or phone: Tel. +81-(0)87-892-3755 Best of luck!
March 22, 2017|
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Response from Nandi N | Reviewed this property |
I believe you would be commuting for at least 6-7h that day so unless you absolutely love one of the artists in the collection I think you mostly ruin a day for yourselves - and I absolutely loved the collection - it just... More
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