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Must see, but only if you like Modern Art

Visiting this island only since it has once per day direct bus transportation from Okayama Train... read more

Reviewed June 7, 2018
Bernard W
Hong Kong, China
Superb re-working of a derelict smelter

Its rather hard to describe the museum without going in to lots of detail. Just go. One of the... read more

Reviewed October 19, 2017
Melbourne, Australia
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Jun 7, 2018
“Must see, but only if you like Modern Art”
Oct 19, 2017
“Superb re-working of a derelict smelter”
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Inujima, Higashi-ku, Okayama 704-8153, Okayama Prefecture
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Reviewed June 7, 2018

Visiting this island only since it has once per day direct bus transportation from Okayama Train Station Museum simple but extremely impressive design, need to see in person if modern art lover Around 6 hours travel time if using direct Bus return trip Recommend -...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank Bernard W
Reviewed October 19, 2017 via mobile

Its rather hard to describe the museum without going in to lots of detail. Just go. One of the best museums I have visited.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 16, 2017

the museum's exhibit is very niche, focusing on one subject: Yukio Mishima. i am not familiar with his works but still find the museum and its structure and surrounding landscape very fascinating. walking through the ex-factory museum itself is quite a trip and the architect...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank 106christie
Reviewed February 5, 2016

The whole island of Inujima is worth visiting if you like contemporary art, but this museum is one of the best I've been to. There are not a lot of pieces on display inside the museum--rather, the museum is interactive, in a thrilling, somewhat scary...More

Date of experience: March 2015
3  Thank Andrea M
Reviewed January 13, 2016

This old copper refinery is now converted to a unique industrial, architecture and art project. Very exciting with the recycling ideas. When you are on this small island don´t miss all the other outdoor installations just as interesting as the refinery.

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank Lena E
Reviewed November 11, 2015

The ruins of this old former copper refinery of 1909, was re-appropriated in 2008 to house a museum. It sits on the small island of Inujima, named after a large rock resembling a sitting dog. Surrounded by water, the walk through the old furnaces is...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed August 26, 2015

Inujima is the site of an old copper refinery, and it's a unique and perfect setting for the art works and installations at the museum. The cafe serves delicious food too.

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank IamKP
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