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Asahi Beer Oyamazaki Villa Museum of Art

5-3 Zenihara, Oyamazaki, Oyamazaki-cho, Otokuni-gun 618-0071, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-957-3123
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Cozy museum that sells Claude Monet souvenirs and serve beer and high tea

There are a few nice collections in this museum and also the garden was very nice. Do not miss the... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
Hong Kong, China
Scenic place

A break-stop of our way from Kansai airport to The Ritz-Carlton Kyoto. Admire the architectural... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2016
Singapore, Singapore
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5-3 Zenihara, Oyamazaki, Oyamazaki-cho, Otokuni-gun 618-0071, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-957-3123
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

There are a few nice collections in this museum and also the garden was very nice. Do not miss the small open space when you walked up the museum, the maple trees must be attractive when it is in autumn with red leaves. Claude Monet...More

Thank Shinfua
Reviewed 29 December 2016

A break-stop of our way from Kansai airport to The Ritz-Carlton Kyoto. Admire the architectural, beautiful park & works of Claude Monet. Get the wine cake, it's oishii.

2  Thank lyllie2016
Reviewed 27 September 2016

First things first. If you're tired, or it's hot, or you just don't like climbing steep hills, take the free shuttle bus provided by the museum from the rail station. It picks up right outside the main entry, and will haul you, free of charge,...More

1  Thank hfulghum
Reviewed 1 June 2016

The museum, the former mansion of a wealthy Japanese brewer, is a small gem. The location on a wooded hillside, surrounded by gardens both traditional and western, is lovely in its own right. The location is near two major train line stations, so access is...More

Thank Chuck K
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Want to get out of all the hubbub of Kyoto for a few hours? Head out for 15 minutes to this mountain retreat of a museum. It's fantastic if you like pottery, but you'll also be treated to a few choice French Impressionists, including two...More

1  Thank Richard J
Reviewed 26 October 2014

Very quaint, nice place to spend the afternoon. Take JR Kyoto line and arrive at Yamazaki station, turn left is a free shuttle serve that takes you to the museum - only a good 5 minutes ride. The garden is lovely and make a very...More

2  Thank Stellayyl
Reviewed 16 April 2012

The main attraction of this museum is an insight into the impact of the British Arts and Crafts movement on early 20th century Japan. A fairly esoteric subject of course, so if you're not interested the stop here. If this is your thing, the house...More

3  Thank tinytrev
Reviewed 6 March 2012

The current special exhibit is about woodblock prints of orchids, and although interesting, it is overdone. Most of the permanent collection has been put away to make room for this special exhibit, which means room after room of orchids, which gets to be too much....More

3  Thank josensei
Reviewed 15 April 2010

Other reviewers here on Trip Advisor seem unaware of the significance of this out-of-the -way little gem. If you are either curious about or aware of the Mingei movement or its principal founders, Soetsu Yanagi, Shoji Hamada, Kawai Kanjiro, Bernard Leach and others and of...More

5  Thank PVtalker
Reviewed 10 March 2010

Do not waste your time or money (700 yen) going to this small, terrible museum. The exhibit we saw on March 4, 2010, "Lovely Country Life" was incoherent and pointless and was merely a collection of objects placed in a house. It was also very...More

Thank alligatorfuentes
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