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Itchiku Kubota Art Museum

2255 Kawaguchi, Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Minamitsuru-gun 401-0304, Yamanashi Prefecture
+81 555-76-8811
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2255 Kawaguchi, Fujikawaguchiko-machi, Minamitsuru-gun 401-0304, Yamanashi Prefecture
+81 555-76-8811
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is little known, but it contains the exotic and beautiful art work by dyeing artist Itchiku Kubota whose work was displayed in the Smithsonian Museum in Washington DC. and in the San Diego Museum of Arts. He hand-dyed each kimono resulting in incredible...More

Thank truongkv
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A small museum of the artist Itchiku Kubota (1917-2003) the most famous artist for Kimonos. Following to the small museum a very beautiful small Japanese garden . A small gallery with jewelry for sale and a beautiful tea room in the museum . Very very...More

Thank Gidons51
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the Itchiku Kubota Art Museum. It was slightly difficult to find, given the location (which was slightly further than the bus stop). It was worth the trip to Lake Kawaguchiko. The art was so beautiful and the architecture was perfect! We were also...More

Thank Cara L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was a rainny day so we decided to try a museum, this might have some few gardens but the colection itself is quite small, you can see all in 10 min and the entrance fee is 1300¥ 😱

Thank Pepusina
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Thanks to friends were introduced to this very special museum presenting fascinating Kubota's art using tie dye method on kimonos. The display of Kimonos created by the artist are awesome. Beautiful garden surrounding the museum, a pure gem.

Thank francoise5
Reviewed 29 September 2017

The display of kimonos is a 'must see'. Absolutely mind-blowing. Make sure you watch the video showing how the art is produced. It's worth having a stroll around the garden as well.

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

The museum was recommended by a friend hence setting some expectations and I have to say the museum does leave up to the expectations. The built and the architecture of the museum itself is already worth the visit, let alone the amazing work and craftsmanship...More

Thank Robertal34
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

In short, it is a small museum displaying kimonos made using tie dye method. But the museum cannot be justified by one sentence. If you appreciate art, this museum will inspire you. It is the work of Itchiku Kubota who spent the later part of...More

Thank livingeverymoment
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

The Kubota Itchiku is a work of art in and of itself. Lovely landscaping and amazing wood carvings accompany the kimono collection. I was stunned by the beauty of the pieces on display, as well as by the location. As a perk the museum shop...More

Thank catalinap664
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

The kimonos made by Itchiku Kubota and his assistants are extraordinary pieces of art. They are like paintings made we a time-consuming dieing technic. The museum itself consists of two very special buildings in a garden full of unexpected items. One of the buildings also...More

Thank Malotte
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Response from JPBoyer | Reviewed this property |
Adult fee = 1,300 yens Openbing: Dec - March: open 10:00 to 16:30, closed every Wednesday except when public hollidays and first Wed of Jan. Closed Dec 26-28 April - November: 9:30 to 17:30 every day.