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21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art

1-2-1 Hirosaka, Kanazawa 920-8509, Ishikawa Prefecture
+81 76-220-2800
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21st-century museum in the 金沢

This place is Just for one time visit only. A not bad place for families and friends... Inside of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ayazhano_o
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Nagoya, Japan
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Worthwhile collectio

The building itself had a distinct design with some art works in the exterior garden. 'The pool' is... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Stephan1954
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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1-2-1 Hirosaka, Kanazawa 920-8509, Ishikawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is Just for one time visit only. A not bad place for families and friends... Inside of museum different types of arts and queerish, imitation swimming pool. We were waiting to buy a ticket around 40 minutes.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The building itself had a distinct design with some art works in the exterior garden. 'The pool' is a fun piece of art in which you can look through water from above or below and see your fellow visitors slightly distorted. Strict rules: in every...More

Thank Stephan1954
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Doing the usual tourist route we ended up at this unusual museum The main attraction is the pool with people below. The pool has a glass separation 30 cm from the top and this is the water you see from above Below is a room...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here on a rainy day. We found it incredibly dull. Maybe worth an outside stroll, but the inside and paid exhibits were not exciting AT ALL! Maybe I’ve been ruined by all the other modern art museums I’ve been to? Maybe I don’t...More

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Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

One of the most pleasing to the eye buildings I have seen is a long time. Not just from the outside but also inside. Really good cafe/restaurant were we enjoyed a fab good value lunch. Interesting exhibits and shop.

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Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

We went to this museum partly because of the rainy weather, and partly because of recommendations from friends but I would have to say it’s not worth the price. We had to wait in a long line to buy tickets. Exhibits did not seem flow...More

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Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Soooo disappointed There is nothing here worth looking at and curator needs kick up pants Swimming pool closed, high school art paintings, turrel light window nothing compared to naoshima or Hobart

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Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

Swimmingpool experience is cool for few minutes. Free other rooms are boring and skippable. Didnt check the payed exibitions, queues were very long and the other attractions werent worth the while. Skip when in doubt of time

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Reviewed June 17, 2018

A must-visit. Collection is quite extensive, a mix between international & Japanese artists. Very interesting, including "The Pool", brilliant work by an Argentinean artist. Photography generally not allowed, except of The Pool. Layout can be confusing. Two types of tickets: one is of permanent exhibition...More

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Reviewed June 5, 2018

We had a tough time understanding the exhibits at the museum. First off you need to pay for different sections separately. Many of the exhibits were a bit unusual and four of us, who visit MOMA in NY didn't get it. The swimming pool exhibit,...More

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Response from Sue T | Reviewed this property |
We only went to the museum because we were hoping for a nice, warm, dry seat and a good cup of coffee after walking through the amazing gardens. From that point of view, we should just have continued on to the shopping... More
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