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Yokohama Museum of Art

3-4-1, Mintomirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama 220-0012, Kanagawa Prefecture
+81 45-221-0300
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Very average

Not sure how this museum actually works. When I visited at end-October 2017, they were holding an... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017

Went to Yokohama Museum of Art on the a short train trip from Tokyo to see the Triennial Art... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2017
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  • Excellent26%
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  • Average18%
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  • Terrible1%
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3-4-1, Mintomirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama 220-0012, Kanagawa Prefecture
+81 45-221-0300
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Not sure how this museum actually works. When I visited at end-October 2017, they were holding an exhibition which charged an entry fee. That seemed to be the only accessible exhibition as I was unable to find any other public gallery. I ended up at...More

Thank Jack_CCC
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Went to Yokohama Museum of Art on the a short train trip from Tokyo to see the Triennial Art Show. Was a terrific display with all sorts of visual arts from paintings to film to sculpture and more The museum itself is very inviting and...More

Thank N619SBjayl
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We went a very hot afternoon in Yokohama, inside it is a cool, accessible contemporary art museum. Well displayed and signed, staff helpful and polite. Well worth your time. Opposite the front doors on a very hot day, there was approx 100 small child playing...More

Thank MissKDonkey
Reviewed 11 July 2017

It's not too big so it's visitor friendly and one can sometimes be surprised by the works of a local artist. Nice for a rainy day activity

Thank Victoria R
Reviewed 29 May 2017

A very clean, sleek, modern building houses a permenant collection of works by artists from Cezanne to Dali to contemporary Japanese painters. Exhibition galleries are separated by medium: painting, watercolor, photography and sculpture. There is something for everyone. The current exhibition of art and fashion...More

Thank Prepcook
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Museum in a very interesting building. They had a "fashion" exhibition when I visited but this is not my cup of tea. The ordinairy exhibition was nice but a bit to much focused in old painting for my taste. The best about the museum is...More

Thank awnil
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Pretty building, spacious with interesting architectural details. We went to see the kimono and westerns art exhibit which was outstanding!

Thank Kasia Z
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Visited on a Rainy Weekday, April 2017 during the Yokohama 33rd Annual Urban Greenery Exhibit. Yokohama Museum of Art had an excellent art exhibit that meshed perfectly with the "GARDEN Necklace" Urban Greenery Exhibit. The museum's take was: "Reflections of Nature"- East meets West views...More

1  Thank LittlePrince1977
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

I visited when there was a comprehensive photo exhibit including "The people of Kishin", a collection of 5o years of his work, most in very large reproductions. However, I preferred the collection of post war photographs covering the destruction and rebuilding of Japan both before...More

1  Thank travelingphotodude
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Having travelled down from Tokyo for the day we came across the museum which from the exterior is a lovely building. We paid the very modest 500 yen entry to the museum and had a very enjoyable afternoon. Worth a visit if your in the...More

1  Thank geoallan
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