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Matsumoto City Museum of Art, Matsumoto
(4.4/5 based on 170+ 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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  • As other reviewers have commented this museum is mainly worth visiting to see the works by Yoyai Kurama who was born in Matsumoto. I had seen a few of her pieces before but these were stunning and qui...  more »
  • Yayoi Kusama's representative made pumpkin found! This is in textbooks, try ー! It is also the object of this flower fun. Vending machines are in very, Yayoi Kusama design juices! Permanent exhibition at sculpture and books.
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  • A relatively small collection, but had a fascinating modern art exhibition. Easy access, and within walkable distance of the JR Station, and our Hotel, The Richmond, Matsumoto. 
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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