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Hida Takayama Museum of Art

1-124-1 Kamiokamoto-cho, Takayama 506-0055, Gifu Prefecture
+81 577-35-3535
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A Holiday Highlight

We had heard that this museum had a 'Mackintosh Room' before leaving home and it was an amazing... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
organdie
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Wonderful collection

We really enjoyed our visit. The collection is exquisite and not overwhelmingly large, so you can... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
Michael L
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Melbourne, Australia
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Its extensive glass collection is the main attraction of this popular art museum.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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1-124-1 Kamiokamoto-cho, Takayama 506-0055, Gifu Prefecture
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+81 577-35-3535
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

We had heard that this museum had a 'Mackintosh Room' before leaving home and it was an amazing experience to see this exhibition in Japan a country whose style, although he never visited, had a large influence in some of the works of Charles Rennie...More

Thank organdie
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We really enjoyed our visit. The collection is exquisite and not overwhelmingly large, so you can get around it in an hour or so. The admission charge of 1300 yen is high by Japanese standards, but worth it. Don't miss the beautiful Lalique fountain, which...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Loved this place! We took in a special exhibition, so did not get a chance to look at the art deco collection. but the building itself is fantastic, and the curation of the exhibit we went to was well done. Wonderful English explanations of a...More

Thank tamaletown
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

This small museum has an astonishingly high quality collection of art nouveau glass by some of the world's great masters. The collection is well-displayed with good signage. This is a hidden gem in Takayama, right down the road from the Hida Folk Village. The museum...More

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Hida Takayama Museum of Art is an impressive building with a beautiful views over the city and snow-capped mountains. Inside, the dream continues with the most stunning collection of glass and furnishings. Simply breathtaking. Such a legacy from a generous philanthropist who enabled this experience.

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Thank kimewr
Reviewed 10 May 2017

What an amazing display of art Deco glassware and furniture. Housed in a very modern building this was a delight to see. Close to the Hida Takayama Folk Village and Teddy Bear Museum.

Thank lesbears
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This museum which was endowed by a wealthy Japanese patron houses a wonderful collection of European glass art in particular - tiffany, Lalique and alike. We were the only ones there! It has a great tea room and a view of the mountains to boot....More

Thank Unclepo13
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Hida Takayama Museum of Art is truly worth a visit, outstanding. Slightly out of the centre of the city it has a superb collection of Art Deco and Art Nouveau glass and furniture. This Museum has achieved 3 Michelin Stars. There is a lovely cafe...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Glass artifacts (lamps, bottles), and furniture. Tribute to Parisian Art Deco. Only if you have extra time to spend in Takayama.

Thank YNMtoronto
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Both the location and especially the building is great. The collection of glass art and art nouveau is not that big, but does contain beautiful pieces.

Thank Hans H
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