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Hida Takayama Museum of Art

1-124-1 Kamiokamoto-cho, Takayama 506-0055, Gifu Prefecture
+81 577-35-3535
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A Stunning Building

The architecture is very modern and the art on display was beautiful. It is always fun to see... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2015
FLB
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Claremont, California
not very exciting and not a lot of English signs

This is a kind of bric-a-brac collection without any exiting or unique exhibits. The most... read more

Reviewed April 15, 2015
Scotscouple99
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Edinburgh, UK
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Its extensive glass collection is the main attraction of this popular art museum.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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1-124-1 Kamiokamoto-cho, Takayama 506-0055, Gifu Prefecture
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+81 577-35-3535
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Reviewed April 15, 2015

The architecture is very modern and the art on display was beautiful. It is always fun to see works of art that are unfamiliar.

Thank FLB
Reviewed April 15, 2015

This is a kind of bric-a-brac collection without any exiting or unique exhibits. The most frustrating thing is that most of the signs are no translated in English so you have no idea what you are looking at. The building is a modern one but...More

Thank Scotscouple99
Reviewed April 3, 2015

Japan seems to have a strong interest in elegant glassware and at this museum you will see examples from all the major names active around the turn of the 20th century like Galle, Lalique and others. The exhibits represent some of the best examples of...More

1  Thank FerringFerret
Reviewed April 3, 2015

Pouring with rain, don't want to walk around in it, where to go? If you like glass and Art Nouveau furniture then this is the place for you. It's a good 30 minute walk out of town along a very uninteresting route so my advice...More

Thank FerringFairy
Reviewed February 19, 2015

For some bizarre reason, the staff did not want to let me in at 3.40 pm, even though it was only slated to close at 4.30pm.

1  Thank libica
Reviewed October 28, 2014

This is a stunning display in a wonderful building. From the amazing Lalique fountain at the entry, through a great collection of other Lalique and notable period contributors to the period style coffee shop, the experience is a delight.

Thank Constant T
Reviewed October 3, 2014

This museum is slightly out of town, but easy to get to by bus from the central station. Very clean modern building, showing a collection of art nouveau pieces and interiors. This includes names like Tiffany, Charles R Mackintosh and Majorelle. Those who don't want...More

1  Thank Devonfish
Reviewed September 24, 2014 via mobile

My husband surprised me with this visit and we loved it! NOTE - This is a museum that specialises in Art Nouveau. We love Art Nouveau and Art Deco so it was right up our alley. If you're not familiar with this art style I...More

2  Thank Kristin W
Reviewed June 16, 2014

This was a big surprise - red London double-decker bus parked in the forecourt (not moving though), modern building in a lovely setting with views of the snow-capped mountains, and small enough to be able to savour all the exhibits at leisure. Stunning collection of...More

Thank Judy C
Reviewed June 4, 2014

Large imposing glass/concrete building housing collection of art nouveau glassware (incl giant glass fountain) and impressive furniture. Classy cafe for nice cuppa! Take a bus to the Hida Folk Village

Thank Paul B
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