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Iwakuni Art Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Art Museum

It was very small and it was entirely in Japanese. Neat pieces though. Very quiet and not many... read more

Reviewed January 6, 2019
samanthawU6473OQ
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Marlton, New Jersey
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A must see

This is one of the best museums to see Samuri armor, swords and other artifacts. It's not big but... read more

Reviewed May 4, 2018
IRTrvlr
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Iwakuni, Japan
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Jan 6, 2019
“Art Museum”
May 4, 2018
“A must see”
About
The Iwakuni art museum was established to show you the Japanese traditional culture and the Sprit. In the museum, I introduce the Armors of Samurai as "life-and-death culture. " Moreover, various culture which has colored the life of a samurai is...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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2-10-27 Yokoyama, Iwakuni 741-0081, Yamaguchi Prefecture
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+81 827-41-0506
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Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

It was very small and it was entirely in Japanese. Neat pieces though. Very quiet and not many other visitors.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank samanthawU6473OQ
Reviewed May 4, 2018

This is one of the best museums to see Samuri armor, swords and other artifacts. It's not big but it has some really awesome stuff to look at.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank IRTrvlr
Reviewed October 17, 2016

Good way to spend an hour or so if you enjoy various Art Works. Different styles and Art Displays. Worth Your Time.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank gilmorewa
Reviewed June 25, 2016

Level 1 had old artifacts. The 2nd floor had some cool weapons that were base on popular Anime Shows. Very cool!

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank marlaher
Reviewed September 5, 2015

This is a small museum near the Kintai Bridge and castle. Mix of art and artifacts. Worth seeing if you're in the area.

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

Stopped in Iwakuni to see the castle and museum. Buy a ticket at the train station for bus, ropeway and castle it's a great savings. BUT if you come on Thursday it will be closed.More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Snmoblr
Management response:Responded June 22, 2017
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せっかくお越しいただいたのに閉館日となっており誠に申し訳ございませんでした。 2017年4月より木曜日の閉館日を廃止し現...More

Reviewed April 5, 2015

This little gem is located at the base of the mountain, next to the Iwakuni Castle gondola station. Make sure you visit here! My husband and I really enjoyed the extensive collection of samurai armor. There was even an entire display explaining the symbolism of...More

Date of experience: March 2015
3  Thank krickett904
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