Teshima Art Museum, Tonosho-cho

4.6
In Teshima Art Museum, admire a single piece of artwork--an ethereal shell-like construction resembling a water droplet at the moment of landing. A vast, white, open space, devoid of pillars and decorations lends an airy feel, while the oval openings on the top allow the sound, light, and wind to interconnect. In addition, water emerges from the ground through the whole day, imitating the museum in miniature form. Contemplate in peace, listen to the soft sounds, and revel in the site's singularity. The cafe serves locally sourced food and drinks. In the souvenir shop, find original books and artwork. To visit Teshima Art Museum on your holiday in Tonosho-cho, and find out what else Tonosho-cho has to offer, use our Tonosho-cho trip itinerary maker site .
Create an itinerary including Teshima Art Museum
map
Teshima Art Museum Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
232 reviews
Google
4.7
TripAdvisor
  • Only one work of art. In the terraced rice fields suddenly appeared, a strange building. Such spatial flows inside and of the time and used many, many times.
    View original
  • If you do not agree with that garment a little taken aback we also pass on, but I'm sympathetic because ... Helpful. Big sit carefully within the space nature it's nice to see that change. There may be latency in order to enter the Museum. I waited a couple of hours. When you get off your shoes to get socks or stockings have a better report. The Interior is bare.
    View original
  • If you go to the Seto Inland Sea in gratuity Museum. Works great, but views from here of anything therapeutic. It is attractive in any season. However, attention is required because winter holidays.
    View original
Google
  • Unexpected. This museum is in the middle of a gorgeous island. Best time to come would be around spring when there are more flowers and it isn't as cold. The museum features one permanent modern installation and not more, there is also a cute souvenir shop right next to the museum itself. Would recommend as a part of a grand tour of Teshima
  • Outstanding! We made a quick trip to the island just to go to the museum (Rented an electric bike from the Ieura port to zip across the island and back in under 2 hours). It was totally worth it to the visit the museum. After spending time on Noashima we didn't think we could be even more surprised but this museum is well worth a visit. I don't want to ruin the experience as the discovery is a fun part of it but I highly recommend.
  • There’s no direct ferry to this island. So you have to get to Naoshima first and transfer to this island. The ferry schedule is sparse. So check the schedule. There’s really not much to see. The structure is kinda cool but that’s about it. There is nothing on the island. Don’t expect to find any decent food there.
  • Beautiful space. A great experience to visit, unfortunate no pictures are allowed. Recommend walking through the woods up from the port.
  • Seemingly in the middle of nowhere, a stark yet soft concrete egg emerges from its surroundings. I had no idea that once inside I would find it even more mesmerising than I found the structure itself. If you're visiting any of the surrounding islands, you have to come to Teshima even just for this one place.

Plan your trip to Tonosho-cho

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Tonosho-cho

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Plans in Tonosho-cho by other users

5 days in Shikoku BY A USER FROM JAPAN August, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 10 days in Shikoku BY A USER FROM GERMANY July, teens, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 31 days in Shikoku BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Tonosho-cho BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 35 days in Japan BY A USER FROM BELGIUM April, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 2 days in Tonosho-cho BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Tonosho-cho BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Shodo-shima BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, culture, outdoors, hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in Japan BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES November, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 24 days in Japan BY A USER FROM IRELAND October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Kagawa Prefecture BY A USER FROM JAPAN November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 31 days in Tonosho-cho BY A USER FROM ISRAEL November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans