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Ohara Museum of Art

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1-1-15 Chuo, Kurashiki 710-8575, Okayama Prefecture
+81 86-422-0005
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All reviews el greco main building pollock nice collection andy warhol woodblock prints van gogh on display western style high quality japanese crafts separate buildings impressionist era unexpected location museum of art several buildings two hours
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was so impressed to see Claude Monet pairings as well as the Rodin sculptors. Also saw the Woman in hair painting by Matisse. I was so happy. No photos allowed though while inside the museum. But the view outside the museum was so nice.

Thank trty88
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very impressive collection of European and Japanese art in purpose built galleries, the philanthropy of Ohara & the passion and talent of his friend Kojima underpin this celebration of art that knows no borders. We used the English audio guides which were well worth the...More

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Reviewed October 3, 2018

I visited here on a recent trip to this area and was really glad I went to the museum. This really illustrates the impact one family (albeit very wealthy) can have on arts in an area. The museum has a very nice collection and things...More

1  Thank betteskid
Reviewed September 6, 2018

Ohara Museum is the oldest private museum in Japan. It is very good to spend time walking around the works without a crowd and enjoying them. The main entrance has a classical building style, with two sculptures of Rodin. The annex has a sculpture garden...More

Thank sabrinafield
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

I was pretty much surprised to see quality collection of famous foreign paintings as a private museum. The main building isn't large, but worthwhile visiting!

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

This is really excellent. It’s like the Noah’s ark of European impressionists. There’s a Monet, Sisley, Van Gogh, Picasso, Renoir, even right up to including Andy Warhol . The main gallery is quite extensive plus there are two other galleries mainly of Asian art included...More

Thank YvonneT
Reviewed April 22, 2018

I had never heard of Kojima Torajiro until I walked into this museum. Now he is one of my favorite impressionist artists. Not only was he a brilliant painter, but with the backing of his patron, he assembled an amazing collection of European art by...More

Thank Barbara W
Reviewed April 21, 2018

Although we are not serious art buffs, we enjoyed the exhibits tremendously. The very well curated collection of classics to modern art was displayed very effectively in a lovely mansion. It was not crowded when we visited which made for a very conducive environment. The...More

Thank pl55
Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

A lot has already been said about this place and all good. I call it a place as it is collection of buildings which in themselves are an attraction and the gardens hold the Japanese beauty of small but complex as with each step across...More

1  Thank GrantTaylor25
Reviewed March 20, 2018

This art museum is spread over 3 separate buildings in the small town of Kurashiki in Western Japan. We did not visit the main gallery of western art as we wanted to see Japanese art. There is a Japanese art section of older art and...More

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