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Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art

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Various collection of arts

I knew it convenient to get to the museum by subway or bus, but I wanted to walk in snow from the... read more

Reviewed February 28, 2018
Tokyo, Japan
Small but great art

We spent 2 hours in this museum, for about $16 USD for two. They packed a lot of modern art into... read more

Reviewed May 17, 2016
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Ancient and contemporary collections from Japan and the world over fill this famous art museum.
Kita 1 Nishi 17, Chuo-ku, Sapporo 060-0001, Hokkaido
+81 11-644-6881
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Modern art does not appeal to everyone, but visitors are likely to find something that they like The visiting exhibition from Kyoto is very good. It will be on show until Nov, 2018. The permanent collection has some gems, it is worth looking at. Some...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

The Hokkaido museum of modern art is a nice but small museum. There was a really nice exhibition. I was just disappointed that I went through the museum in just 30 minutes.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Rikkumsz
Reviewed February 28, 2018

I knew it convenient to get to the museum by subway or bus, but I wanted to walk in snow from the center of the Odori Park. It took 30 min. or so, and was fun for me. Usually it exhibits works from museum collection...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed January 21, 2017

I spent about 45 minutes reviewing the two exhibitions, both were mainly local and national artists works with limited foreign works. The Gallery is nice with high ceilings and it's a worth a trip to review the work even if you're not a big art...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank on_the_mish
Reviewed November 9, 2016

Very well out together museum. I saw a travelling exhibit only but it was very entertaining and the museum was clean and nice inside and out.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Gordie W
Reviewed May 17, 2016

We spent 2 hours in this museum, for about $16 USD for two. They packed a lot of modern art into this place, including abstract paintings, Ukiyoe pieces and pottery. No pics allowed inside. There's also a café inside.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank TheErrantWanderer
Reviewed February 2, 2016

I would recommend going to this museum only if you find yourself in the area on an afternoon with nothing else to do in Sapporo. There is a minimal entrance fee and the exhibits do change from time to time but there simply isn't enough...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank FoodieMan2013
Reviewed July 7, 2015

This is a medium sized fine art museum operated by the Hokkaido Prefectural Government. They have a permanent collection section called “Collection Gallery” and a special exhibit section. We were lucky to see a special exhibit called “The Dream of French Paintings – From Impressionism...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Chuzaa
Reviewed January 10, 2015

There are two sections to this museum - one with pieces from the museum's permanent collection and one for special exhibitions. Both are small spaces, so it is worth getting the ticket for both areas. Despite the size, I was able to spend most of...More

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank Patrick S
Reviewed August 13, 2014

Visited this small modern art museum to see art works for "Sapporo International Art Festival 2014 (SIAF2014)". Like some prior reviewers pointed out this is not a big grandeur museum showing valuable modern art works like other modern art museums. However, the art works presented...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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