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Hida Takayama Museum of Art

1-124-1 Kamiokamoto-cho, Takayama 506-0055, Gifu Prefecture
+81 577-35-3535
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Wonderful museum in wonderful place

I really loved this place as whole! If you were in Shirakawa-go, you'd better see the Hida-Takayama... read more

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jasna D
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Zagreb
An unexpected but wonderful surprise

We travelled to Takayama to see a festival and Hida no sato mainly, so to find a museum of art of... read more

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Reviewed 28 October 2017
Lyndel50
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Atherton, Australia
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Its extensive glass collection is the main attraction of this popular art museum.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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1-124-1 Kamiokamoto-cho, Takayama 506-0055, Gifu Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really loved this place as whole! If you were in Shirakawa-go, you'd better see the Hida-Takayama Museum of Art than Hida Village. The museum is small but the entire impression is amazing, typically Japanese “total experience”. Whole place is quiet, surrounded by a forest...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2017

We travelled to Takayama to see a festival and Hida no sato mainly, so to find a museum of art of this calibre was a wonderful surprise and a great bonus. We loved the brilliant Art Deco glass collection and the art deco furnishings, something...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is a stand-out collection of French and European art glass that ranges from the "usual suspects" to some of the finer and more obscure art glass producers of the late 1800's through mid 1900's. There are also some wonderful pieces by Tiffany and a...More

Thank Prepcook
Reviewed 3 September 2017

My family came upon this museum purely by chance. We were staying in a guest house nearby. Great modern air conditioned museum, full of interest in exhibits especially Art Nouveau and Art Deco glass. It was enhanced on the day, by wonderful music wafting around...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2017

We had heard that this museum had a 'Mackintosh Room' before leaving home and it was an amazing experience to see this exhibition in Japan a country whose style, although he never visited, had a large influence in some of the works of Charles Rennie...More

Thank organdie
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We really enjoyed our visit. The collection is exquisite and not overwhelmingly large, so you can get around it in an hour or so. The admission charge of 1300 yen is high by Japanese standards, but worth it. Don't miss the beautiful Lalique fountain, which...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Loved this place! We took in a special exhibition, so did not get a chance to look at the art deco collection. but the building itself is fantastic, and the curation of the exhibit we went to was well done. Wonderful English explanations of a...More

Thank tamaletown
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

This small museum has an astonishingly high quality collection of art nouveau glass by some of the world's great masters. The collection is well-displayed with good signage. This is a hidden gem in Takayama, right down the road from the Hida Folk Village. The museum...More

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Hida Takayama Museum of Art is an impressive building with a beautiful views over the city and snow-capped mountains. Inside, the dream continues with the most stunning collection of glass and furnishings. Simply breathtaking. Such a legacy from a generous philanthropist who enabled this experience.

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Thank kimewr
Reviewed 10 May 2017

What an amazing display of art Deco glassware and furniture. Housed in a very modern building this was a delight to see. Close to the Hida Takayama Folk Village and Teddy Bear Museum.

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