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Shimane Art Museum

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I visited for a little over an hour. The museum had a special exhibition which I did not see. I... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2018
Alison W
Tadcaster, England, United Kingdom
via mobile
location on the lake

mostly works of local artisits in the prefect,the museum:s setting steals the show. the lakeside... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2016
Michael R
Staten Island, New York
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Reviewed 16 July 2018

We really enjoyed the permanent collection which has a good mix of Japanese Art plus art from around the world. This is also a good place to see the sunset from but we did not have luck with this as it was always overcast during...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

I visited for a little over an hour. The museum had a special exhibition which I did not see. I understand that not all of the collection is on display. I enjoyed much of what I saw, loved some items, was a little disturbed by...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Alison W
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

It is a great spot for sunset, you could the estimated sunset time on their website everyday, and the museum will only close 30 minutes after sunset, which is very thoughtful. There are also a lot of interesting installation arts around the lake side, which...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

I wouldn't make a special trip here for just the museum, but it is a great bonus to a nice walk around the area. It is extremely convenient to access and has many interesting pieces of art in and around it. Don't miss out on...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Voodew
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Shimane Art Museum has a wonderful building and some special Art and somehow it lacks coherence. Why this collection is shown, we couldn't fathom. It's free, that's a bonus.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

The outdoor sculptures are playful and well placed to complement the stunning view. The indoor galleries have a lovely variety of artworks, ceramics and photography in a modern building. A most enjoyable afternoon.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 24 November 2016

A beautiful building, by the lake, good for sunset visits. The museum has a great collection, but only a small amount is on show at any time, so rather a matter of luck. A lot of local work too, some indifferent, some stupendously good.

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 22 November 2016

It is a nice place to see the sunset in Shinji lake.Stunning beauty of Shinji lake makes you really happy.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 18 November 2016

mostly works of local artisits in the prefect,the museum:s setting steals the show. the lakeside bus deposits visitors at the door,. outdoor sculptures also augment. vecchio rosso restaurant is a great spot for lunch with views of the lake. tiffany museum 100 meters, though, is...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Michael R
Reviewed 27 September 2016

I think this is the best place to see sunset in Shinji lake. There was a large lawn behind the museum building. When I was at the lawn, the sun made the lake surface deep pink. So romantic and beautiful view.

Date of experience: September 2016
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