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Address: 586-1 Hiyako-machi, Hagi 758-0074, Yamaguchi Prefecture
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Nice collection and special exhibitions

An impressive museum for a relative small city. We didn't get to see everything, but the rooms housing master works of 20c ceramic artists were of very high quality, and there... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 July 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

An impressive museum for a relative small city. We didn't get to see everything, but the rooms housing master works of 20c ceramic artists were of very high quality, and there were many creative modern art installations throughout. When there in May 2016 there was a very strong special exhibition of modern, cutting-edge medium to large ceramic pieces. It's all... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

The museum is a collection of pottery works from various artists but initially for the works donated by Hagi born entrepreneur Toshiro Uragami. Hagiyaki Pottery is one of the most famous pottery types in Japan. The skills for making this craft was imported into Japan from Korea in the early 1600s. You will have pottery overload if you don't really... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2014

Some lovely example of Ukiyoe. Pottery is interesting, and there was an exhibition of modern items, Worth spending a little time here.

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