21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa

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Admire a range of modern masterpieces at 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, home to a selection of rotating exhibits. The museum's extensive collection mostly concentrates on pieces created after 1980, with both foreign and Japanese artists represented. Don't miss the swimming pool display, which features an optical illusion placing guests under the "surface" of the water. Check the museum website for information on temporary exhibits, traveling collections, and special events. Put 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Kanazawa day trip planner .
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  • Various exhibitions, and 見飽imasenn. One picture or video, and architecture in burnished sensibility. I think it is good to spend the holidays.
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  • We went there after reading glowing reports about the exhibits only to find over 50% closed - space being refitted. We qued for nearly 50 minutes to get tickets. No one advised us so little open nor w...  more »
  • Hotel is divided into area Gran via exhibition fee-based and free, but with just the free there. Building outside and enjoy works of art.
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  • This a great, open concept museum conveniently located near Kenrokuen in central Kanazawa. Worth a visit if you dig modern art and are visiting the region.
  • modern art, easy to access by bus. for modern art enthusiast. good place to visit. taking picture is limited by restrictions.
  • Such a great modern art, especially the swimming pool by Leandro Erlich! And the other arts were awesome too!
  • I'm torn about this place. It boasts big names such as Eliasson (yet feels like it was for the sake of it) and feels a little cold (vibe not temperature). Yet it's necessary for any budding city to establish itself artistically. Looking forward to the museum finding its own identity.
  • Loved it! Great architecture!! The exhibition "the pen" was worth the rather high entrance fee. The other part of the main exhibition was great as well. There was also an exhibition of high school students, which was a cool thing to do. I wished I had a chance to exhibit my work when I was this age. The second floor also had an exhibition which was free.

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