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Toyama Glass Art Museum

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Very good art pieces in 2 floors . Very interesting inspite if I do not understand much art . Some... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Stunning architecture, beautiful collection.

A very impressive museum, very original both inside and out, with a small but carefully selected... read more

Reviewed October 10, 2018
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5-1 Nishicho, Toyama 930-0062, Toyama Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very good art pieces in 2 floors . Very interesting inspite if I do not understand much art . Some shopping also can be done .

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Reviewed October 10, 2018

A very impressive museum, very original both inside and out, with a small but carefully selected collection. The Chihuly rooms are especially nice - of course, there's more to see in his own museum in Seattle, but if you are near Toyama definitely visit this...More

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Reviewed August 8, 2018

Both the design of exterior and interior are exellent. Apart from the glass museum, there's a large and elegant library inside the building. The library is free to enter. I enjoyed walking inside the library though I don't know Japanese. For the exhibitions inside, some...More

Thank SolonLeung
Reviewed April 23, 2018

This is actually quite a large museum and contains just about every type of glass design you can imagine.It haas glass blowing,and colourful designs painted on glass with both japanese pics as well as some western pics and animals. Very good to visit on a...More

Thank GCCM78
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

The unquestionable top sight in the city was the Toyama Glass Museum which stands out with its modern exterior. The six floor building space is also shared by the city library which is the reason for the constant flow of people. I had a comfortable...More

1  Thank thelonious22
Reviewed November 4, 2017

it's just local museum that i thought but it was quite high quality museum which is new and modern building and nice selected exhibits.

Thank tomdatt
Reviewed October 15, 2017

Its nice the way they have presented the glass art in museum. This includes public library and 4 different types of museum including 2 special and 2 normal arts. It was nice to see the rare glass art.

Thank Chaitali K
Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

Glass museums, art or otherwise are fairly rare so I was keen to stop over in Toyama after visiting Takayama, which is easiest to reach by train from Toyama and from Tokyo by the super fast Kayagaki Shinkansen, amazingly on the Japan Rail Pass! (Toyama...More

2  Thank davidmgeer
Reviewed September 12, 2017

Toyama glass museum in Toyama city as a Museum and Public library, Signage design of this building is great. Glass art installation s amazing but a but small space in some of art work. Public library s good atmosphere as Japanese standard. There is a...More

Reviewed September 8, 2017

The building is a work of art in itself an open space of wooden beams on angles separating each floor all with glass walls. Escalators link each floor so there is a different view as you travel up and down. The glass work in the...More

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