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21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art

1-2-1 Hirosaka, Kanazawa 920-8509, Ishikawa Prefecture
+81 76-220-2800
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Busy on sunday

We visited on a Sunday afternoon and found there was quite a queue. We thought we'd get some lunch... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Rochdale, United Kingdom
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Very modern structure

This museum is located in a cilindric building with a big garden all around. The walls inside are... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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1-2-1 Hirosaka, Kanazawa 920-8509, Ishikawa Prefecture
+81 76-220-2800
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited on a Sunday afternoon and found there was quite a queue. We thought we'd get some lunch and pop back but the queue had grown even bigger when we did. We didn't have time to join the queue so we enjoyed the free...More

Thank SPEL1990
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This museum is located in a cilindric building with a big garden all around. The walls inside are of a bright white and there are many temporary and permenent exibitions. All the artworks exposed are the production of contemporary artists and maybe are not easy...More

Thank zozopy
Reviewed 5 days ago

When we visited practically the entire museum was devoted to the work of one artist who was exceptional but we would have liked to see more variety (check on website for who is exhibiting when). That said, we were very glad we went. In addition,...More

Thank fenmen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice museum. Teenagers enjoyed as did parents. Several exhibits we did not understand but most were relevant esp after reading what the artist was thinking.

Thank daddio2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately a big part of the museum was closed Too bad. We loved the Leandro Swimming Pool. Nice experience

Thank mdecidrac
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth a visit, the pool installation is particular fun. The building itself is great and the gift shop is nice too. We don't normally put art museums high up on our list, but this was really super.

Thank shellbellUK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely contemporary museum with dedicated staff and a cracker of a gift shop. The pool installation was closed which was sad although we still enjoyed our visit. The entry fee is next to nothing.

Thank Louise P
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We had mixed expectations but this Museum was fantastic. It does get busy but the modern exhibits suited our entire family including kids aged 6 & 11. Most items had dual language which was also good. Plenty of different sections, it was also very hot...More

1  Thank kieran r
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

This contemporary museum pleasantly surprised me! The design of the museum is gorgeous, the facilities and spaces are great and they had a range of fantastic artists including Yayoi Kusama, James Turrell, Anish Kapoor and many more. Definitely recommend! Keep in mind, it says it...More

2  Thank Anastasia P
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This white modern museum is well worth spending a couple of hours. Variety of exhibits form installation to live performances. The grounds with playing children are fun in the summer. Check out the pool!

Thank DorisBorisBlog
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Response from Sue T | Reviewed this property |
We only went to the museum because we were hoping for a nice, warm, dry seat and a good cup of coffee after walking through the amazing gardens. From that point of view, we should just have continued on to the shopping... More