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Matsumoto City Museum of Art, Matsumoto

(4.3/5 based on 180+ 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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  • In this Museum, I came walking from Matsumoto castle with my new friend. The museum itself is not much different from other art museums. Basically no walls paintings, a few art objects. The most interesting thing in this museum there is a special room. You close it completely bare and you appear as if among the stars. Don't see no sex, no walls, no ceiling. And stay in this amazing world. Sensations-Super! I was a bit saddened that there cannot be photography.
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  • ...with the size of the Yayoi Kusama collection. They have some sculptures/paintings of hers which are definitely worth seeing but it is quite a small collection given how heavily they promote themsel...  more »
  • On tripadvisor we read about this museum. Was nice to walk to do after Matsumoto Castle. Artist Yayoi Kusuma is world famous and comes from here.
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  • 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.
  • Yayoi Kusama is a fantastic exhibition. Glad to have such nice modern art museum in citys like this.. else it's always about traditions and history :p
  • Yayoi Kusama room is the best. Worth come by.
  • Amazing local artist exhibition
  • Nice artwork