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Fukuoka Art Museum

Open Now: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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Great regional art museum

The Fukuoka Art Museum has a great collection of local art, both historic and contemporary. I... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2019
Sarah D
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Dunedin, New Zealand
Enjoyable - but closing for lengthy renovation in September 2016

Enjoyable small museum in three parts: - ancient art (3000 BC to 19th century) - modern art... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2016
107adriany
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Leiden, The Netherlands
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The Fukuoka Art Museum’s collection consists of modern and contemporary art, i.e. art created in the 20th century or later, and pre-modern art, produced in the 19th century or earlier. The collection is highly diverse both historically and...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1-6 Ohorikoken, Chuo, Fukuoka 810-0051, Fukuoka Prefecture
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+81 92-714-6051
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Reviewed July 9, 2019

The Fukuoka Art Museum has a great collection of local art, both historic and contemporary. I especially liked the old pottery. The staff were lovely and the entry fee was cheap. I spent about an hour here and saw most of the exhibits.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sarah D
Reviewed June 14, 2019 via mobile

The museum is a must see in Fukuoka. The contemporary art collection was breath taking. For 200 Yen you cannot beat the price.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 30, 2019

Fukuoka may be best known for its championship baseball team, its shopping, its seaside pursuits and its enviable variety of heavenly food and drink, but our great city is no slouch when it comes to the higher airs of culture as well. That concrete and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
3  Thank feelfukuokajapan
Reviewed April 27, 2019

Profound disappointment! This is the only way to describe the bad design and cosmetic changes to the museum. While I understand they wanted to preserve the integrity of the original architect, what serious changes were done ended up a complete failure. Let me count the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank accidental-occident
Reviewed August 27, 2016

Enjoyable small museum in three parts: - ancient art (3000 BC to 19th century) - modern art - changing exhibitions - currently about Godzilla The modern art contrasts Japanese modern art with European art. This makes for interesting juxtapositions. A Miro, a Dali, several Chagalls...More

Date of experience: August 2016
3  Thank 107adriany
Reviewed August 24, 2016

Very good museum, there was a big retrospective with great modern and contemporaty art. Some locals but also a few paintings by Dali, Rothko, Warhol, ... The pre-modern and ancient art galleries were ok, nothing special. There was a temporary exhibition about Godzilla, but was...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank lfgbaia
Reviewed August 8, 2016

Eclectic place with a decent modern art selection. The exhibits were well laid out and explanations were good for many pieces. There was an ongoing Godzilla special exhibition that made it nice as well but even without if you are in the Ohori park area,...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Darthduh
Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

will be closed sept 1, 2016 to 2019. not much to see or do but dont miss salvador dali's painting of the madonna. surreal! :)

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank docronp
Reviewed July 13, 2016

near the park and has video clip showing too nice way to spend a few hours inside the museum with 4 floors of stuff to see, minimal fee only

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank sid888333
Reviewed June 26, 2016

Not only will you find yourself wandering aimlessly to find the art in this museum, but once you do find it, you will not be impressed. There's a nice Dali and a few other great modern pieces, and some really nice 19th century Japanese Impressionists,...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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