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Must see, but only if you like Modern Art

Visiting this island only since it has once per day direct bus transportation from Okayama Train... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2018
Bernard W
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Hong Kong, China
Superb re-working of a derelict smelter

Its rather hard to describe the museum without going in to lots of detail. Just go. One of the... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
Navigator810322
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Melbourne, Australia
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7 Jun 2018
“Must see, but only if you like Modern Art”
19 Oct 2017
“Superb re-working of a derelict smelter”
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Inujima, Higashi-ku, Okayama 704-8153, Okayama Prefecture
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Reviewed 8 June 2018

Visiting this island only since it has once per day direct bus transportation from Okayama Train Station Museum simple but extremely impressive design, need to see in person if modern art lover Around 6 hours travel time if using direct Bus return trip Recommend -...More

2  Thank Bernard W
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Its rather hard to describe the museum without going in to lots of detail. Just go. One of the best museums I have visited.

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

the museum's exhibit is very niche, focusing on one subject: Yukio Mishima. i am not familiar with his works but still find the museum and its structure and surrounding landscape very fascinating. walking through the ex-factory museum itself is quite a trip and the architect...More

1  Thank Christie L
Reviewed 5 February 2016

The whole island of Inujima is worth visiting if you like contemporary art, but this museum is one of the best I've been to. There are not a lot of pieces on display inside the museum--rather, the museum is interactive, in a thrilling, somewhat scary...More

3  Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 14 January 2016

This old copper refinery is now converted to a unique industrial, architecture and art project. Very exciting with the recycling ideas. When you are on this small island don´t miss all the other outdoor installations just as interesting as the refinery.

1  Thank Lena E
Reviewed 11 November 2015

The ruins of this old former copper refinery of 1909, was re-appropriated in 2008 to house a museum. It sits on the small island of Inujima, named after a large rock resembling a sitting dog. Surrounded by water, the walk through the old furnaces is...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2015

Inujima is the site of an old copper refinery, and it's a unique and perfect setting for the art works and installations at the museum. The cafe serves delicious food too.

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