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Itchiku Kubota Art Museum

2255 Kawaguchi, Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Minamitsuru-gun 401-0304, Yamanashi Prefecture
+81 555-76-8811
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“on display” (19 reviews)
“tea room” (9 reviews)
“his life” (6 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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2255 Kawaguchi, Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Minamitsuru-gun 401-0304, Yamanashi Prefecture
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+81 555-76-8811
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"on display"
in 19 reviews
"tea room"
in 9 reviews
"his life"
in 6 reviews
"tie dye"
in 4 reviews
"beautiful garden"
in 8 reviews
"japanese design"
in 2 reviews
"world war"
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"each piece"
in 2 reviews
"recommended by a friend"
in 2 reviews
"main exhibit"
in 2 reviews
"passed away"
in 2 reviews
"lovely cafe"
in 2 reviews
"mt fuji"
in 13 reviews
"for sale"
in 3 reviews
"four seasons"
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"video showing"
in 2 reviews
"worth the trip"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The museum contains the main gallery, a garden, an exhibit for glass beads with patterns and colors. No photos/ videos are allowed in the exhibition rooms and galleries. We enjoy the works of Itchiku showcasing majestic views of Mt Fuji and the serene Lake kawaguchi....More

Thank GAN L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'd give this one a miss if your a kimono enthusiast. Not sure how this got to number one to do in the area 🤔

Thank LBiggie
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Okay, confession time. When our private guide mentioned she was taking us to a kimono museum, I thought "Oh boy, this stop is definitely for the ladies in the group." But to my surprise, I was sincerely impressed with what I discovered. Walking through a...More

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Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

The building and the surrounding woods of the museum are a piece of art in themselves. We visited the museum on a rainy day, which gave it that special atmosphere that spoke well for the museum. The kimono exhibits were astounding. Every detail was painstakingly...More

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Reviewed June 29, 2018

Saw a documentary about Itchiku Kobota which motivated my visit. Viewing the kimonos was an incredible experience and the video which demonstrated the complex multistage process that went into producing these works of art made it even more amazing. Going first thing in the morning...More

Thank TassieTripping
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Reviewed June 22, 2018

Itchihu Kubota was not only a fabulous artist, but also a visionary and naturalist. The museum, opened in 1994, is situated off the beaten path and in the hillside near Lake Kawaguchi facing Mt. Fuji, Kubota's love and muse. Our tour group was very lucky...More

1  Thank raymondmC6721ME
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Reviewed June 12, 2018

A beautiful museum. Lovingly looked after and housing fine examples of Japanese design and art. The kimono are stunning and the staff were extremely welcoming

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Reviewed June 10, 2018

It is hard to believe that these beautiful fabrics were created by dyeing the silk. The individual kimono were marvelous, and as a related series they were magnificent. From their size, it is clear they were never meant to be worn.. My only disappointment is...More

Thank Ed C
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Reviewed June 9, 2018

We went during the Cherry blossom season (Hanami) and they accommodate us well even with a wheelchair for my wife. My daughter helped with the managing of the wheelchair. It was not easy to do it with the wheelchair but was worth the effort. The...More

Thank Sudjar W
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Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

Lots of stairs, no lift Had to take shoes off which is fine but difficult when managing a baby on your own Interesting exhibit about how to make tie died Kimonos. Small exhibit, surpised by 1,000+ Yen entry fee given size

Thank julia58207
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Jleongsa
December 28, 2014|
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Response from cairo408 | Reviewed this property |
There are different hours depending on the season: April-November 0930-1700 (last entry at 1700); December-March 1000-1630 (last entry at 1600). Admission fees are: 1300 yen for adults; 900 yen for college and high school... More
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