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Address: 3-2 Motomachi, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 82-223-2530
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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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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Saddle River, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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4 of 5 bubbles 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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4 of 5 bubbles 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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

A little bit of everything, not a museum to spend a lot of time. You see art works from Picasso and even Van Gogh, but also important Japanese artists.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016

I visited the Museum at opening time and was the only person in the building, except for a security guard. As the Museum consists of several small circular display rooms. I was grateful that I could see all the artworks without crowds of visitors blocking my view. The collection is limited to well-known international painters (Picasso, Utrillo, Marc, de Vlamuck,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016

Not all the museum was open when I came here..there is a lot of European art like Picasso and the like..but 2 rooms were dedicated to Japanese artists..Impressed with their work..there is a small café called ..Café Jardin..can get a sandwich or a small cake with a drink..

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