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Hiroshima Museum of Art

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Address: 3-2 Motomachi, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Half of the paintings in this round museum in the center of Hiroshima are...

Half of the paintings in this round museum in the center of Hiroshima are by the French masters, including Degas, Renoir and Monet, and the other half are by Japanese artists.

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This museum located near RIHGA ROYAL HOTEL in Hiroshima city, and the variety is very rich,

So this museum very interesting I think. Sometime many customer is coming all over the Japan. In Hiroshima there are many museums around here. If you want to know the Hiroshima... read more

Reviewed March 14, 2017
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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Permanent collection is dreadful. Some donor gave his stuff. He had collected second rate art from Europe as the art scene was changing a hinders years ago. Thing is./ No masterpieces. Nothing to write home about. But... if there is a travelling exhibition on the go it may be excellent and worth the trip. It was for me.

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Hiroshima, Japan
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Reviewed March 14, 2017

So this museum very interesting I think. Sometime many customer is coming all over the Japan. In Hiroshima there are many museums around here. If you want to know the Hiroshima, please drop in on the this museum.and please find the fascinate of the open our mind people to the Hiroshima spirits. I am a Japanese instructor but I would... More 

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Toowoomba
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

So this is a nice collection of European art. Not Japanese. It's a nice collection, and they had a very cool temporary exhibit while we visited. And the architecture of the gallery is interesting.

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Saddle River, New Jersey
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Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

What a surprise! We did not expect such a wonderful collection of French masters, Monet, Matisse, Renoir, Rodin, Maillol, alongside Japanese artists. The HMA, located next to the Hiroshima Castle, is truly a delight. We found its architecture and layout both beautiful and relaxing. A cafe offers tasty treats, while the museum shop features an interesting selection of books and... More 

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Nr Frome
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Reviewed November 28, 2016

This was a superbly designed museum with some excellent works of art. It for us was a must visit place in Hiroshima.

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Reviewed November 21, 2016 via mobile

I had visited the Hiroshima prefecture Art Gallery and loved the amazing artwork and sculptures by local and international artists. I was particularly blown away by the full version Salvador Dali's dream of Venus. The Hiroshima Museum of Art is not as big in size, but it makes up for it with the more impressive display of artworks. In the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed November 17, 2016

We are middle aged and like art so this was a good gallery to see a mix of Japanese modern art (~ late 1800's-1950'ish) and some Japanese traditional art. The garden is very nice and worth a visit in itself.

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Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

This is a small museum that carries beautiful European paintings. The 8 gallery rooms are small, so there aren't many art pieces on display. But, I love the peaceful feel of the whole museum. The special exhibition is Wonderland of Anno Mitsumasa. Mr Mitsumasa is an illustrator and writer of children's book born in Tsuwano. He is truly remarkable. I... More 

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed August 10, 2016

European Impressionists are our thing, so we were delighted to find this gallery whilst visiting Hiroshima. This is a small intimate museum which is great. It has a cute cafe attached and regularly has exhibitions. The exhibition during our visit was about Venice and the setup did give the area a somewhat temporary feel. The impressionist collection is pretty good... More 

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Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

We stopped at this Museum's cafe for lunch, which was ¥1,000 for a lunch set, including a sandwich, soup, salad and yoghurt, after which we had a look at the gallery. ¥1,200 was probably more than what I'd normally pay for an exhibition of this size but the works on show were very good - including Degas, Monet, Rodin, Van... More 

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