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Ohara Museum of Art

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1-1-15 Chuo, Kurashiki 710-8575, Okayama Prefecture
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All reviews el greco main building pollock nice collection claude monet woodblock prints van gogh on display western style high quality japanese crafts separate buildings classical building impressionist era unexpected location sculpture garden several buildings
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Reviewed 4 days ago

When I learned this museum had a good impressionism collection, I decided to visit it. This museum seems small, but it really isn't, and it has a very good collection. It's comprised of several buildings. The entrance is well priced and the museum is located...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a private collection of art work which is worth visitting while in this small lovely town. The ticket is 1,300 yen and no photo allowed inside the museum which is a pity. There are 3 buildings and one japanese old style inside. Pls...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was so impressed to see Claude Monet pairings as well as the Rodin sculptors. Also saw the Woman in hair painting by Matisse. I was so happy. No photos allowed though while inside the museum. But the view outside the museum was so nice.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very impressive collection of European and Japanese art in purpose built galleries, the philanthropy of Ohara & the passion and talent of his friend Kojima underpin this celebration of art that knows no borders. We used the English audio guides which were well worth the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 380lachieg
Reviewed October 3, 2018

I visited here on a recent trip to this area and was really glad I went to the museum. This really illustrates the impact one family (albeit very wealthy) can have on arts in an area. The museum has a very nice collection and things...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 6, 2018

Ohara Museum is the oldest private museum in Japan. It is very good to spend time walking around the works without a crowd and enjoying them. The main entrance has a classical building style, with two sculptures of Rodin. The annex has a sculpture garden...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

I was pretty much surprised to see quality collection of famous foreign paintings as a private museum. The main building isn't large, but worthwhile visiting!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sarah D
Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

This is really excellent. It’s like the Noah’s ark of European impressionists. There’s a Monet, Sisley, Van Gogh, Picasso, Renoir, even right up to including Andy Warhol . The main gallery is quite extensive plus there are two other galleries mainly of Asian art included...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank YvonneT
Reviewed April 22, 2018

I had never heard of Kojima Torajiro until I walked into this museum. Now he is one of my favorite impressionist artists. Not only was he a brilliant painter, but with the backing of his patron, he assembled an amazing collection of European art by...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Barbara W
Reviewed April 21, 2018

Although we are not serious art buffs, we enjoyed the exhibits tremendously. The very well curated collection of classics to modern art was displayed very effectively in a lovely mansion. It was not crowded when we visited which made for a very conducive environment. The...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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