Azumino Chihiro Art Museum, Matsukawa-mura
(4.6/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web)
Set in a stylish, modern wooden chalet overlooking the Northern Japanese Alps, Azumino Chihiro Art Museum puts you in the world of Chihiro Iwasaki, the famous water colorist and illustrator of children’s books. Relax and feel the creative ambiance in which she worked as you enter the museum, set within a large park featuring a pond. A permanent display tells the story of Iwasaki's book illustrations, while the museum's main exhibits change every two months. You can walk around the property and enjoy sweeping mountain views beside ponds designed by a Czech artist. Inside, children can flip through books in a large library, while you enjoy a coffee from the snack area. Our Matsukawa-mura vacation trip planner makes visiting Azumino Chihiro Art Museum and other Matsukawa-mura attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • I visited a long time. Kuroyanagi Tetsuko Totto Chan as a re-enactment of the Villa of kurohime's train, Chihiro, seasonal flowers and air, while could slow walk through the beautiful landscape surrounded by mountains in the.
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  • I visited because I heard great architecture. Answer a brief survey from the official site in advance and print the coupons and bring, so admission is 100 yen was. Went on a Sunday morning, but was pretty packed. Rainy days are jam-packed. And officials have said. You will then go to the Museum and people from trekking outfits who had canceled outdoor leisure in a downpour. Desk bench, you can browse the books and a great architectural space in peaceful atmosphere is the hotel. Strongly felt desire for peace from the children of World War II, I picked up a little corner in the room of the picture book, war-themed. This book became the last picture of Chihiro's, I was really good.
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  • I loved this museum and I came to Azumino for this museum. It was beautiful, from the outside to the inside. I really enjoyed how it is located at the countryside and the intention of setting up this ...  more »