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The Okayama Prefectural Museum of Art

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Address: 8-48 Tenjincho Kita-ku, Okayama 700-0814, Okayama Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 86-225-4800
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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 art, and one section on photography. Rather skimpy though I enjoyed whatever... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 December 2015
Yew Hong N
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Singapore, Singapore
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Ft. Worth
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2 of 5 bubbles 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 town attracts thousands of other language tourists every month yet there is little service to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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4 of 5 bubbles 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! There isn't any really any English translation just a bit at the beginning, but you... More 

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