Iwakuni Art Museum

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The Iwakuni Art Museum displays traditional Japanese culture, works of art, and rare weapons. Its collection features over 6,000 items, including ceramics and glass crafts ranging from the Nara period to the Edo period (710-1867) as well as armors and harnesses used by the samurai of the Sengoku period. There are also several eccentric helmets that were also exhibited at the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art. The permanent exhibition consists of approximately 200 items, and there are also rotating special exhibitions and featured displays. There are a number of works that can only be seen at the Iwakuni Art Museum, so make sure to stop by.

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Postal code
2-10-27 Yokoyama, Iwakuni City, Yamaguchi
山口県岩国市横山2-10-27 岩国美術館
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Recommended season
January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Business Hours
Monday・Tuesday・Wednesday・Thursday・Friday・Saturday・Sunday : 09:00~17:00

Shorter hours between December to February: 9:00-16:00.
There may be irregular opening/closing dates in addition to the ones indicated above. Please check the official website for the latest schedule.

Admisson Fee
JPY800 / Adult

Age 16-22: JPY 500
Age 6-15: JPY 200

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