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Matsumoto City Museum of Art, Matsumoto

(4.3/5 based on 190+ reviews on the web)
A visit to Matsumoto City Museum of Art allows you to see a combination of contemporary and traditional Japanese art. The most famous exhibit displays works by the renowned artist Yayoi Kusama, who influenced the likes of Andy Warhol during the 1970s. Many other galleries show pieces by less-known local painters and sculptors, traditional artworks, as well many fine examples of calligraphy. Add Matsumoto City Museum of Art and other attractions to your Matsumoto trip itinerary using our Matsumoto holiday planner.
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  • We were very short of time but we walked up to the Museum to see the art installations of Yayoi Kusama. It was certainly worth going even though we only went in the grounds and gift shop.  more »
  • In the square in front of the entrance, saying that Yayoi Kusama's famous large and grotesque somewhere, yet lovely monuments. Throughout the building and used a bark, take a deep breath smell like want. Sequence of line sight and gives refreshing impression. Exhibitions (as old as young become) even thought elsewhere answer was.
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  • Has a number of interesting paintings plus calligraphy style wall hangings. Not sure about the polka dot paintings though!  more »
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  • Awesome little museum. The Kusama exhibits were awesome, especially since nobody was really around to break the atmosphere.
  • The permanent Kusama Yayoi exhibition is excellent.
  • Small museum with and Hall of Yayoi Kusama
  • Yayoi Kusama room is the best. Worth come by.
  • The exhibits here are worth the trip. I especially enjoyed Yayoi Kusama's collection on display. The staff is friendly and the gift shop is not to be overlooked.