Shimane Art Museum, Matsue

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Admire the collection of Japanese and Western art at Shimane Art Museum. Designed by Kiyonori Kikutake in 1999, the modern museum covers a total area of 12,500 sq m (134,549 sq ft). See Hokusai's prints, Hiroshige's woodblock prints, and various archeological objects next to Corot, Sisley, Monet, and Gauguin. Views from the museum's scenic location next to Lake Shinji perfectly complement the art. Bring your foreign resident card or passport for a discount on the admission fee. Shimane Art Museum is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , online itinerary creator Edition.
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  • First the architecture of the museum in front of the lac is amazing. Inside permanent exhibition has very important western and japanese master piece as an enormous sculpture Victor Hugo by Rodin...  more »
  • The architecture of the museum is impressive. Just the building itself is a work of art. They've created a massive space for admiring art work. It's also an ideal location to view the spectacular...  more »
  • With a prime position overlooking the lake this large modern building is itself quite impressive, but the art on display is less than exciting. Perhaps when they have special exhibitions it would be.....  more »
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  • Very beautiful sunset. Love the tranquility and the peaceful atmosphere. The collection is good. I love Hokusai's work a lot, so really enjoyed the visit.
  • Pity that my visit to there is a cloudy day and fail to see the famous sun set. However, it is a nice place to stay if you are interested for art. I like the 12 rabbit outside the museum.
  • Nice museum next to Shinji Lake that have beautiful sunset
  • Museum is not that big but the special exhibits got some surprises. Very nice location for sunset
  • The museum itself is well organized and has interesting exhibits. Outside of it is a huge lawn, which is a relaxing spot to watch the sun sets into Lake Shiji, and kids can freely run around.
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