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The Suiboku Museum, Toyama

The Suiboku Museum, Toyama

History and Outline

Opened in April 1999. This museum, which introduces you to a trend in “Suiboku-ga” (Chinese ink painting) of modern Japanese, is an extremely unusual museum in Japan. Displays Chinese ink paintings of representative modern Japanese artists such as Tomioka Tessai, Yokoyama Taikan and representative paintings of Kaho Akira who comes from Toyama. This museum opens planning exhibition at any time that you can enjoy seeing the beauty of Japanese traditional culture such as Chinese ink painting, dyed textiles and ceramics.

Project

Collection and Exhibition

Address
777 Gofuku, Toyama-shi, Toyama-ken 930-0887 Japan
Telephone
+81 76-431-3719
Open
9:30am–5:00pm (no entry is permitted after 4:30pm)
Closed
Monday (except national holiday), the day after a national holiday (Tuesday when a national holiday falls on Monday), the year-end and New Year, temporary closure
Parking
Parking provided
Access
Take the streetcar for Daigaku-mae from JR Toyama Station on the JR Hokuriku Line, get off at Shin-Toyama, and walk 10 minutes; take the Toyama Chitetsu bus for Kosugi/Takaoka, get off at Shin-Toyama, and walk 10 minutes; or take the bus for Shin-Sakuradani-cho/Kurehayama-Rojin-Center, get off at Hatanaka, and walk 10 minutes.
25 minutes by taxi from Toyama Airport.
20 minutes by car from Hokuriku Expressway Toyama I.C.
36.698995,137.196429
URL
http://www.pref.toyama.jp/branches/3044/3044.htm