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The Okayama Prefectural Museum of Art

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And What is the Permanent Collection Like?

Looking over some previous reviews, I learn that the museum has a collection. The reason I mention... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
Hanan B
Ramat Gan, Israel
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interesting but small number of exhibits

There are only a few sections displaying traditional artwork and crafts, and one section on modern... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2015
Yew Hong N
Singapore, Singapore
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1 Oct 2017
“And What is the Permanent Collection Like?”
31 Jul 2016
“Nice but not foreigner friendly!”
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Looking over some previous reviews, I learn that the museum has a collection. The reason I mention this is because on my visit today, there was nothing to be seen from said collection, as they were having a special exhibition of ancient swords (i.e. From...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank Hanan B
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Beautiful building and helpful staff however for a high end museum there is a surprising lack of foreign language signs or descriptions of anything. Half of the art works had just a tiny blurb in english but no detailed description (that is all Japanese). This...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Bradbailey
Reviewed 8 January 2016

Given that Okayama isn't a huge tourist destination in and of itself, this was a surprisingly nice and modern museum. Seems to get some really good exhibitions too.

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank Patrick S
Reviewed 4 December 2015

There are only a few sections displaying traditional artwork and crafts, and one section on modern art, and one section on photography. Rather skimpy though I enjoyed whatever were there.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Yew Hong N
Reviewed 5 April 2015

We visited this museum to see the Moomin exhibition, which came to Japan to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of Tove Jansson's birth last year. It was the most amazing exhibit - so many of her original drawings, more than I thought would be there!...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank LittleFec
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