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Yokosuka Museum of Art

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Address: 4-1 Kamoi, Yokosuka 239-0813, Kanagawa Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 46-845-1211
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Great afternoon out from Yokosuka

This is a lovely modern museum in the midst of a park near Uraga Japan. We took the bus from Yokosuka about 30 min and really enjoyed the beautiful views of the ocean from the bus... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a lovely modern museum in the midst of a park near Uraga Japan. We took the bus from Yokosuka about 30 min and really enjoyed the beautiful views of the ocean from the bus and also from the top floor of the museum. The permanent exhibit is very interesting with enough English to understand what we were looking... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Situated at the top of a small hill close to the sea,this museum offers the best view of Tokyo Bay.At the second floor there are viewpoint and free telescope to use.There are library and cafe and museum shop too.Behind the museum there are trails of Kannonzaki Park.This museum is not big but exhibits and painting of local artists was also... More 

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Kamakura
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

The building itself is the main attraction as it is built partially submerged in the hill that makes up its expansive lawn. The outer building houses a warm wooden framed structure with corner less curved ceilings and large round openings in the walls. No matter what art is on exhibit the building is a pleasure walk around and enjoy inside.... More 

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Lynnwood, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014 via mobile

Yokosuka isn't a particularly beautiful city. Lots of concrete. It was surprising to find the beauty of this museum and its setting outside of town. It's a modern art museum, so some pieces I look at and wonder why? But, I enjoy seeing their exhibits. I am not an art expert. There is a gallery separate from the main building... More 

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Yokosuka, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014 via mobile

The gallery was small enough that we were able to wander through in about an hour. There was a staircase at the end that takes you up to the roof. From there is a wonderful view of the sea (simply across the street) and it looked like there were trails in the woods behind for hiking (I didn't do that... More 

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Tempe, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

It was a surprising venue with a variety of genres from contempory to Art Deco to impressionist art. The very setting is lovely enough with it's mesmerizing views of the ocean across a plain of grass.

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Yokosuka, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

I had a really great time enjoying the paintings and drawings. My only disappointment is that there is not place for taking pictures for souvenirs.

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Yokosuka, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

Wonderful small museum overlooking the bay. The building itself is worth going to see. There is a cafe for a snack or lunch.

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