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Beautiful building and place, slightly underwhelming exhibits and collection

This museum is stunning to look at. Incredible views across the bay and innovative use of light and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Paul B
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Tokyo
Great afternoon out from Yokosuka

This is a lovely modern museum in the midst of a park near Uraga Japan. We took the bus from... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2016
cab6500
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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3 days ago
“Beautiful building and place, slightly underwhelming exhibits and collection”
19 Aug 2016
“Great afternoon out from Yokosuka ”
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4-1 Kamoi, Yokosuka 239-0813, Kanagawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This museum is stunning to look at. Incredible views across the bay and innovative use of light and shade make this museum an architecture fan's delight. The restaurant has a great reputation and the food looked great, but we didn't eat there because there was...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely modern museum in the midst of a park near Uraga Japan. We took the bus from Yokosuka about 30 min and really enjoyed the beautiful views of the ocean from the bus and also from the top floor of the museum....More

Thank cab6500
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Situated at the top of a small hill close to the sea,this museum offers the best view of Tokyo Bay.At the second floor there are viewpoint and free telescope to use.There are library and cafe and museum shop too.Behind the museum there are trails of...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2016

The building itself is the main attraction as it is built partially submerged in the hill that makes up its expansive lawn. The outer building houses a warm wooden framed structure with corner less curved ceilings and large round openings in the walls. No matter...More

Thank 785nigeld
Reviewed 12 November 2014 via mobile

Yokosuka isn't a particularly beautiful city. Lots of concrete. It was surprising to find the beauty of this museum and its setting outside of town. It's a modern art museum, so some pieces I look at and wonder why? But, I enjoy seeing their exhibits....More

1  Thank travelgal1953
Reviewed 27 May 2014 via mobile

The gallery was small enough that we were able to wander through in about an hour. There was a staircase at the end that takes you up to the roof. From there is a wonderful view of the sea (simply across the street) and it...More

1  Thank CJ_Chaps
Reviewed 26 November 2013

It was a surprising venue with a variety of genres from contempory to Art Deco to impressionist art. The very setting is lovely enough with it's mesmerizing views of the ocean across a plain of grass.

2  Thank gahirni
Reviewed 19 July 2013

I had a really great time enjoying the paintings and drawings. My only disappointment is that there is not place for taking pictures for souvenirs.

Thank ArthurSGarcia
Reviewed 3 April 2013

Wonderful small museum overlooking the bay. The building itself is worth going to see. There is a cafe for a snack or lunch.

3  Thank Shannon C
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