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MOA Museum of Art

26-2 Momoyamacho, Atami 413-8511, Shizuoka Prefecture
+81 557-84-2511
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A great (not so well known) museum

We went to Atami to soak and relax. This museum, both its exhibits and the structure, turned out... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Must visit! Even for non art enthusiasts

After reading all the reviews I went with high expectations and it still exceeded my expectations... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
Hong Kong, null, Hong Kong
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Due to large-scale renovation work, MOA Museum of Art is scheduled to be closed from March 7th, 2016 for about 11 months. The purpose of the renovation is to reshape the gallery space and update the facilities. Mr. Hiroshi Sugimoto, a world renowned architect will design the lobby area and exhibition galleries. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause, and appreciate your understanding and patience in advance. And please look forward to more comfortable lobby and gallery spaces for our new rebirth as a new museum to look into the future. Closure period; March 7, 2016 ~ February 4, 2017 (intended)
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 16:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
26-2 Momoyamacho, Atami 413-8511, Shizuoka Prefecture
+81 557-84-2511
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

We went to Atami to soak and relax. This museum, both its exhibits and the structure, turned out to be extremely wonderful.

Thank sgfblpes
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

After reading all the reviews I went with high expectations and it still exceeded my expectations! Loved the layout of the museum too - it's like they're taking you through a journey. You go through all these escalators through somewhat zen-like tunnels (loved the floor...More

Thank KC930
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We did not expect much before we went there. Just had some time left before our train and that was about it until we got off bus. It has a wide open sea view and it is very quiet and peaceful. The museum itself was...More

Thank Heo J
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is my second visit to the MOA Museum of Art in Atami. I was impressed by this museum on our first visit about 2-1/2 years ago. Renovations were completed in February 2017 and the museum is even more amazing. The non-glare glass was so...More

Thank JanHana
Reviewed 3 April 2017

It was located in high ground. I had to drive wounded road. The building was renovated and beautiful. There are many sub-national treasure shown in the museum.

Thank M M
Reviewed 21 February 2017

This museum stands out as one of the most special and well done museums of Japan. Not only it houses some of the most well known works of art of Japan, but it has a very interesting architecture and and a breathtaking view of the...More

Thank Matan K
Reviewed 4 December 2016

I have been visiting MOA for 30 years. Each time I travel to Atami MOA is a stop. Note the museum is closed for renovation until February of 2017. This museum is said to have been founded by a Japanese whose lifetime passion was aesthetics....More

Thank warren D
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Modern architecture with many Japanese and Oriental works of art. Much visited by people from all over the world. It belongs to the World Messianic Church and its founder was Mokiti Okada who passed away in February of 1955.

Thank Celia Maria Tri... S
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Great medium size museum situated in a park with unique architecture built into the mountainside with fantastic views of Suruga Bay and a Henry Moore sculpture facing the bay. Heading up to the main entrance are four flights of escalators with different colors. Interior of...More

1  Thank worldseeker2014
Reviewed 30 January 2016

The architecture of this museum alone makes it worth the visit. The exhibits were well laid out with plenty of breathing room for the objects. Only limited English signage. The soba restaurant on the grounds is wonderful.

Thank tandempsz
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